Very Basic of Hinduism

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Very Basic of Hinduism
« on: December 08, 2011, 12:34:50 PM »
1 - Which is the highest, or priestly, caste in Indian society?
Ans: Brahmin

2 - The birth of Krishna is celebrated on which holy day?
Ans: Janamashtami

3 - Which Hindu story tells of the kidnap and rescue of Sita?
Ans: Ramayana

4 - During the festival of Holi, Hindus traditionally throw what at each other?
Ans: Coloured powder

5 - Out of the three principal Hindu deities, what role does Brahma fulfil?
Ans: Creator

6 - The Bhagavad Gita is an epic poem, consisting of a dialogue between a mortal prince Arjuna and which incarnation of Vishnu?
Ans: Krishna

7 - The Samhitas, books of hymns, form the earliest part of the Vedas. Which is the earliest Samhita?
Ans: The Rig Veda
 
8 - What funeral rite do Hindus consider the best possible?
Ans: Cremation, ashes scattered on the river Ganges
 
9 - Jatakarma is a ritual performed on the birth of a child. The name of God is whispered in the child's ear, and something is put into his or her mouth - what?
Ans: Honey
 
10 - During a Hindu wedding, the two families exchange gifts. What symbolic gift is commonly given to the bride by her mother-in-law?
Ans: A necklace


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Re: Very Basic of Hinduism
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2012, 02:57:38 PM »
Thank you, sir.

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Re: Very Basic of Hinduism
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2013, 03:13:44 PM »
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