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Test Your Spiritual Quotient – IV

1. The Trinity of God, according to the Hindu belief, consists of Brahma (the creator), Vishnu (the sustainer) and Shiva (the destroyer) which we are aware of. What does the word ‘Vishnu’ really mean?
a) that which pervades everywhere
b) that which is the master of everything
c) that which provides for everybody
d) that which is beginningless and endless

2. How does Bhagawan Baba explain the eternal longing of man – ‘ I want Peace’? How can one attain the much-coveted peace?

3. In the sacred epic Ramayana, there are numerous episodes that demonstrate the virtue of ideal friendship. Whom did Rama befriend while searching for Mother Sita in the forest?
a) Guha
b) Hanuman
c) Sugriva
d) Jatayu

4. When and where was the First World Conference of Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisations held?
a) November 22, 1965 in Prashanthi Nilayam
b) November 22, 1968 in Prashanthi Nilayam
c) May 16, 1965 in Mumbai (then Bombay)
d) May 16, 1968 Mumbai (then Bombay)

5. Each of the eighteen chapters in the Bhagavad Geeta, we know, is given the special name of a ‘Yoga’. What is the meaning of the term ‘Yoga’?

6. Fill up the blanks in the following famous sayings of Bhagawan Baba –
a) ___________ union with God.
b) ___________ are holier than lips that pray.
c) A man with dual mind is ________.
d) ____________ is the only way to immortality.

7. In the great epic Mahabharata, when the pandavas during their exile where undergoing hardships in the forest, Krishna appeared and gave them a scroll saying that they should open it when they feel they can no longer bear the ordeals. What were the words inscribed in that scroll?

8. Who leads the prayer in Islam, which is followed by a sermon?
a) Maulana
b) Qazi
c) Imam
d) Mullah

9. In which year and occasion was the monthly magazine “Sanathana Sarathi” released by Baba to convey His message to every home. What is the meaning and significance of its name?

10. When did late Sri N. Kasturi place at Baba’s feet the completed first volume of the full-length biography of Baba, ‘Sathyam Sivam Sundaram’?
a) 23rd November, 1960
b) 23rd November, 1961
c) 23rd November, 1962
d) 23rd November, 1959

11. Who is currently the contact person if you want to send a prayer to Baba when HE is in His ashram in Bangalore?

12. Can you pick the odd one out from these notable books on Baba :
a) Sai Baba – Invitation to Glory
b) Sai Baba – Man of Miracles
c) Sai Baba – Holy Man and the psychiatrist
d) Sai Baba – Avathar

13. We know that The Cross is the most revered and celebrated religious symbol of the Christians. How does Baba explain the inner significance of The Cross?

14. What is the most satisfying work that any individual can do which can give heart-filling joy and peace according to Baba?


Volume - 2 Issue - 5 Radiosai Journal - PSN 2004