(c) Virasaivas
(d) Suddhasaivas
Which of the following literature is known as the ‘Dravida Veda’?
(a) Prabhandas
(b) Tevaram
(c) Ettutogai
(d) Pattuppattu
Which of the following refer to the worship of sakti or the female principle?
(i) Megasthenes’ Indica
(ii) Patanjali’s Mahabhasya
(iii) Periplus of the Erythrean Sea
(iv) Gangadhara stone inscription of Kumara-gupta
(v) Brihat Samhita
(vi) Laghu Samhita
Choose the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i, iii and iv
(b) ii, iv and v
(c) iii, iv and vi
(d) iii, iv and v
Buddha is said to have witnessed four events when he was driving round the
royal palace. What is the correct sequential order?
(a) An oldman, a corpse, a sick man, an ascetic
(b) A sick man, an oldman, a corpse, an ascetic
(c) An oldman, a sick man, a corpse, an ascetic
(d) A corpse, an oldman, a sick man, an ascetic
Dharmachakrapravartana refers to
(a) attainment of salvation
(b) delivering the first sermon
(c) laying down the code of conduct
(d) organisation of the Sangha
The bikshus, a disciplined body of monks, were knit together by a common
garb. Identify it.
(a) Yellow robes
(b) White robes