QUIZ ON 100 GREAT INDIAN WOMEN PART-1! (Post No.5591)

Written by London Swaminathan
swami_48@yahoo.com
Date: 25 October 2018

Time uploaded in London – 20-46

(British Summer Time)

Post No. 5591

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  1. WHO WAS THE WIFE OF RISHI YAJNAWALKYA THAT DISCUSSED THE MYSTERIES OF RELIGION WITH HIM?

2.WHO WAS THE WOMAN WHO CHALLENGED ANCIENT SEE YAJNAWALKYA IN JANAKA’S ASSEMBLY ON PHILOSOPHICAL MATTERS?

3.CAN YOU NAME THE VEDIC WOMAN WHO THE ASVINS GAVE YOUTH,BEAUTY AND HEALTH TO GET A HUSBAND ?

4.WHICH WOMAN WAS CREATED BY SAGE AGASTYA WITH THE GRACEFUL PARTS OF DIFFERENT LIVING BEINGS?

5.WHO IS THE EMBODIMENT OF CHASTIY IN HINDU LITERATURE?

6.CAN YOU NAME THE WOMAN WHO WAS NAMED AFTER HER NATIVE PLACE MITHILAPURI?

7.WHO WAS THE GREAT WOMAN WHO MADE YAMA TO YIELD AND GIVE HER HUSBAND’S LIFE BACK?

8.NAME THE WOMAN WHO GAVE SITA DEVI AN OINTMENT TO KEEP HER BEAUTIFUL?

9.DO YOU KNOW THE WOMAN WHO GAVE BERRIES TO RAMA AFTER TASTING THEM?

10.SISTER OF VARKARI SAINT JNANESWAR WHO COMPOSED 41 ABHANGS; WHO IS IT?

11.DAUGHTER OF DRUPADA; MOST FAMOUS WOMAN IN MAHABHARATA; CAN YOU NAME HER?

12.A WOMAN WHO REMAINED LIKE A STONE TILL RAMA’S FEET  RESTORED HER MENTAL HEALTH? DO YOU KNOW HER?

13.MAYA’S DAUGHTER; RESIDENT OF LANKA; ONE OF FIVE HOLY WOMEN REMEMBERED BY HINDUS EVERYDAY.

 

14.VALI’S WIFE; PART OF FIVE  GREAT WOMEN.

15.THIS WOMAN’S ANOTHER NAME IS PRUTHA IN MAHABHARATA.

  1. A WOMAN WHO USED SWANS TO SEND LOVE LETTERS
  2. A FOREST BEAUTY AND THE HEROINS OF KALIDASA’S MOST FAMOUS DRAMA

18.ONE OF THE CELESTIAL BEAUTIES WHO CAME OUT DURING  THE CHURNING OF OCEAN; INDRA SENT HER TO SEDUCE VISVAMITRA AND WAS CURSED TO TURN INTO A STONE FOR A LONG PERIOD.

19.DEVOTEE OF KRISHNA AND HER BHAJANS ARE VERY FAMOUS;HER SIGNATURE IN HER POEMS IS GIRIDHARA NAGARA. WHO IS THAT GREAT WOMAN?

20.HINDU SAINT BORN IN BANGLADESH AND DIED IN DEHRADUN.  HER ASHRAM IS  IN HARIDWAR.  DO YOU KNOW THAT GREAT WOMAN SAINT?

 

ANSWERS

1.MAITREYI , 2.GARGI, 3.GOSHA, 4.LOPAMUDRA, 5.ARUNDHATI, 6.SITA DEVI (MYTHILI), 7.SAVITRI, 8. ANASUYA, 9.SABARI,10.MUKTABHAI , 11.DRAUPADI, 12.AHALYA, 13.MANDODARI, 14.TARA, 15.KUNTI ,16.DAMAYANTI, 17.SAKUNTHALA, 18.RAMBA, 19.MEERABHAI, 20.MA ANANDA MAYI

–SUBHAM–

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