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#1 What are the sad darshanas?
Six orthodox Indian philosophical systems or schools of thought
Shankaracharya’s key teachings
Unhappy visions of conditioned souls
Good or pure motivations behind action
#2 What is a pramana?
An argument against an opposing school of thought
A reliable source of knowledge
#3 Which of the following was not a teacher of Vedanta?
#4 What three foundational texts known as the prasthana-traya, form the basis of the Vedanta schools of philosophy?
The Vedas, the Dharma-sutras, and the Puranas
The Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, and the Brahma-sutras
The Vedas, Yoga-sutras, and the Samkhya-Karika
The Upanishads, the Dharma-sutras, and the Yoga-sutras
#5 What is the literal translation of advaita?
#6 Which source of knowledge is given priority in Advaita Vedanta?
Shabda (testimony from reliable sources or scripture)
Upamana (analogy based on comparable situations)
#7 What are the Brahma-sutras (also called the Vedanta sutras)?
An early text on yoga
A collection of sacred stories about Lord Brahma
A Sanskrit text that summarises the teachings of the Upanishads
A hymn in glorification of the Brahmanas or priestly caste.
#8 How many sutras does the Brahma-sutras have?
#9 What do the Sanskrit words aham brahmasmi from the Chandogya Upanishad mean?
May I become a brahman
Now let us enquire into brahman
I am brahman
I have brahman in me
Brahman is one
#10 Which of the following is NOT one of the maha-vakyas, or ‘great sayings’ from the Upanishads?
Ayam atma brahma
Tat tvam asi
Na tva evaham jatu nasam
Sarvam khalv idam brahma
#11 What is the best means to escape suffering and gain liberation according to Shankara?