(6) Asanga
Who among the following Jaina tirthanxaras figures as an avatara of
Narayana in Vishnu and Bhagavata Puranas?
(a) Mahavira
(b) Parsvanatha
(c) Rishabhanatha
(d) Arishtanemi
Jaina philosophy is known as
(a) Pudgala
(b) Samkhya
(c) Samachari
(d) Syadvada
The famous Jaina scholar, Hemachandra, was patronised by
(a) Siddharaja
(b) Kumarapala
(c) Tejpala
(d) Vimala
Who among.the following was not a disciple of the Buddha?
(a) Chetaka of Vaisali
(b) Prasenjit of Kosala
(c) Bimbisara of Magadha
(d) Ajatasatni of Magadha
Consider the following two statements—one labelled as Assertion (A) and
the other labelled as Reason (R):
Assertion (A): Buddhism teaches the doctrine of inaction, i.e. cessation of
activity, desiring or doing little.
Reason (R): Nirvana in Buddhism literally means ‘blowing out’ or extinction
of craving of the desire (trishna) for existence in all its forms and the
consequent cessation of suffering.
In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is
correct?
(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
(b) Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A.
(c) A is true but R is false.