Krishna quiz

ONE.

Be the first to give names of the first three cities where a Hare Krishna (ISKCON) temple was established in the sixties and win a free copy of Bhagavad-Gita As It Is, soft bound, by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami.

 

TWO.

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Sri Sri Gaura Nitai at Iskcon Perth, Western Australia.

How many syllables do we find in the word “GAURANGA” and what is the technical name of this mantra?

 

THREE.

How many days did Caitanya Mahapabhu, the Supreme Personlity of Godhead in the guise of a devotee, stay at the house of Sarvabhauma Battacarya before starting His trip to South India?IMG_1542 IMG_1544

Pictures from the ecstatic and first class Holy Name Festival at ISKCON New Govardhana, Murwillumbah, NSW, Australia held over Easter weekend 2016, with His Holiness Indradyumna Swami.

FOUR.

What is the most perverted form of religious life?

Please see SB 2.6.20 P

 

FIVE.

In Srila Prabhupada’s early life, who is Dr. Kartik Chandra Bose? Please state the different facets of the relationship.

 

SIX.

What is the actual spiritual identity of Srila Ramananda Raya?

 

SEVEN

How many men accompanied Ramananda Ray when he came to take his bath in the Godavari river, just before meeting Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu?

EIGHT.

Unless we were to supply scriptural reference, this question may be rated as difficult or very difficult. But the clever and / or informed reader will easily know where to search.

When the measurement of a person’s chest equals the measurement of his forearms it represents an extraordinary situation. What is the Sanskrit technical term for this situation, please???

 

NINE.

How many Vaishnava pseudo sects are there in existence???                                                                           Please enumerate them and give Shastric reference for your reply.

TEN.

What is Viraja-nadi? Please give scriptural evidence of use of the term!

ELEVEN.

From which verse of Srimad Bhagavatam and specifically which word is Srimatee Radharani’s Holy Name derived from?

TWELVE

What represents another way of chanting the Hare Krishna mahamantra?

Please see CC Madhya 25.64 P. for answer

THIRTEEN

Why do both Krishna and Balaram carry ropes?

CCM 24.207

Fourteen.

In Bhagavad-Gita As It Is which party calls the other “maha-baho” (o mighty-armed one)?

Fifteen.

Who is Shamika?

Sixteen.

According to Shastra there are a least two sets of circumstances where the following famous verse was spoken. Please explain both. “Saints of your caliber are themselves places of pilgrimage. Because of their purity, they are constant companions of the Lord, and therefore they can purify even the places of pilgrimage.”

Seventeen.

What are the three great riches of life?

CCM 20.143

Eighteen.

What is the name and the relationship to Srila Prabhupada of the person who “dragged” Him (His own words) to the first meeting with His Spiritual Master in 1922. 761210dB.Hyd

Nineteen.

What is the time in the day of Brahma?

Twenty.

What is the water of the Ganges river called when it is sanctified one hundred times?

SB 1.19.6 P.

Twenty one.

What is the biggest number found in shastra?

I have one in mind. And it concerns according to Rupa Goswami, the ratio between brahmananda and happiness derived from devotional service. But I am not sure whether it is the biggest. What is the biggest number you came across in Shastra. Pease let us know.

Twenty two.

“Every living entity under the spell of material energy is held to be in an abnormal condition of madness.” NOD p. 20

What is the first item of sadhana-bhakti Srila Prabhupada mentions to “cure the conditioned soul of his madness under the spell of mäyä, material illusion.”? NOD p.21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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