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Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part17

161. What is Tirupathi famous for? Sri venkateswara Temple. 162. Gaya is a pilgrimage place of whom? Hindus 163. Which is the largest temple in the world? Angkorwat, in the city of Angkor in North West Combodia. It was built by Khmer Surya Varman II in the early 12th century 164.What was the name of

Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part16

151. Who propagated Veera saiva philosophy? Basaveswara 152.Which city is known as holy city of Anantha? Thiruvananthapuram 153. Which Muslim saint is considered as the special protector of children? Shah Madar 154. The Buddhist temples in Burma are known as what? Pagoda 155. Who established the visistadvaita philosophy? Sree Remanujacharya 156. Who composed the Gayathri

Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part12

111. With which religion is the Golden temple associated? The Sikh 112. In which religion do men take the last name ‘Singh’ and woman ‘Kaur’? Sikism 113. What the name of the place of worship? Gurudwar 114. Guru Nanaks teachings were compiled in the 17th century in a book called: Adi Granth 115. Who compiled

Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part11

101. Who wrote Ramayana? Valmiki 102. What are the three processes of avoiding sin? Ahimsa, Sathya and Brahma chariya 103. Who founded ‘Rama Sanehi’ sect of Hinduism? Ramacharan in Rajasthan 104. What is meant by Shintoism? Shinto means ‘the way of the gods’ or ‘the way of the spirits’, it is the traditional religious beliefs

Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part10

91. Who is known as the father of ‘Bhashyakaras’? Patanjali 92. What is Karma? Karma is the consequence of any action and it is the result of the sum total of out actions. Any deed that causes an effect, is called karma. 93. What is karmayoga? It is the practise of desireless action or nishkama

Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part9

82. Which sage wrote a metrical commentary on Vyajarna sutras called Vartika? Sage Vartika 83. Who wrote a commentary called ‘Mahabhashya’ ib tge Vartika? Patanjali 84. Hindu society is founded on and governed by the laws made by three great sages. Who are they? Manu,Yaju and Parasara 85. Who wrote ‘Manusmriti’? Manu 86. Who wrote

Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part8

71. Which is the most ancient religion? The Hinduism 72. Which scripture is the oldest in the world? Rig Veda Samhita 73. Which is the most precious book of Hindu? Rig Veda Samhita 74. Which are the four vedas? Rig veda, Yajur veda, Sama veda, Atharvana veda 75. Which are the four parts constituting the

Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part3

21. What form of Buddhist mysticism and meditation is practiced in Japan? Zen 22. At which place did Buddha get enlightenment? Near Gaya-Bihar 23. Under which tree did Buddha attain enlightenment? Bodhi tree 24. In which year did Mahavira die? In 546 B.C 25. After the death of Mahavira, Jainism splitted into two groups. What

Religion and Culture Questions and Answers – Part2

11. what is the meaning of Buddha? The enlightened one 12. Which are the two main sects of Buddhism? Hinayana and Mahayana. 13. Who was the founder of Jainism? Vardhamana Mahavira 14. Which are the sacred books of Buddhism? Triptika and Sutras 15. In Buddha’s teaching a lot of importance is given in to what?

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