QUIZ ON HINDU SEERS- RISHIS! (Post No.4521)

Written by London Swaminathan 

 

Date: 20 DECEMBER 2017 

 

Time uploaded in London-  8-33 am

 

 

Post No. 4521

Pictures shown here are taken from various sources such as Facebook friends, Books, Google and newspapers; thanks.

 

 

CAN YOU ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS ON HINDU RISHIS AND TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE IN THE RISHI LORE?

1.WHO WAS THE RISHI WHO GOT THE TITLE BRAHMA RISHI FROM VASISTHA?

2.WHO WAS THE SHORTEST RISHI?

3.WHO WAS NOTORIOUS FOR HIS ANGER AMONG RISHSIS?

4.WHO DID INTER GALACTIC TRAVEL BETWEEN THREE WORLDS RECITING NARAYANA’S NAME?

  1. WHO ARE THE SAPTA RISHIS?

6.WHO HAD AN EYE IN HIS FOOT?

  1. WHICH RISHI HAD A HORN (LONG BULGE) ON HIS HEAD?

8.WHO OWNED THE WISH FULFILLING COW-KAMADHENU?

  1. WHO WAS THE RISHI WHO MARRIED LOPAMUDRA OF RIG VEDIC FAME?
  2. A RISHI LIVED THREE LIVES AND HE HEARD LEARNT SO FAR WAS ONLY A HAND FULL OF SAND COMPARED TO THE MOUNTAIN OF VEDAS. WHO WAS HE?

 

11.RIG VEDA HAS FAMILY MANDALAS/CHAPTERS IN 2,3,4,5,6,7 MANDALAS. WHO ARE THE RISHIS ?

12.WHO WAS ANASUYA’S HUSBAND?

  1. WHO WAS THE ONE ( RISHI) WHO MARRIED AHALYA?
  2. WHO ‘DRANK’ (CROSSED SEA TO ESABLISH HINDU KINGDOMS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA) THE SEA”

15.WHOSE NAME WAS GIVEN TO THE CITY OF AJMEER IN RAJASTHAN?

16.THE SUBMARINE FIRE IN THE SEA KNOWN AS BADAVA OR VADA MUKA AGNI WAS CAUSED BY A RISHI. WHAT IS HIS NAME?

17.CAN YOU NAME THE FOUR RISHIS WHO VEDA VYASA ENTRUSTED WITH THE FOUR VEDEAS?

18.WHICH RISHI HAS THE THREE FORMS OF BRAHMA, VISHNU AND SHIVA?

19.WHO IS THE FATHER OF MEDICINE ACCORDING TO HINDU SCRIPTURES?

  1. CAN YOU NAME THE RISHI/SEER WHO CAME OUT OF AN ANTHILL AND GOT THE NAME ‘ANTHILL’?

 

ANSWERS:

1.Viswamitra, 2.Agastya, 3.Durvasa, 4.Narada, 5.Sapta Rishis- Atri, Bruhu, Kutsa, Vasistha, Gautama, Kashyapa, Angirasa, 6.Bruhu 7.Rishya Srnga, 8.Vasistha, 9.Agastya, 10.Bharadwaja, 11.Family Mandalas of Rig Veda- Grtsamada/Bruhu 2,Viswamitra 3, Vamadeva Gautama 4, Atri 5, Bharadwaja 6, Vasistha 7th mandala, 12.Atri, 13.Gautama, 14.Agastya, 15.Ajameeda, father of Kanva Maharishi, 16.Aurva, 17.Four Vedas were entrusted to Pailar-Rig Veda, Vaisampayana- Yajur Veda, Jaimini- Sama Veda and Sumantu- Atharvana Veda, 18.Dattatreya, 19. Danvantri, 20.Valmiki.

 

–subham–

 

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