Questions and Answers (QnA) on Ramayana, Mahabharata (Hinduism)

Questions and Answers (QnA) on Ramayana, Mahabharata (Hinduism) 1. What are the names of Maharshi Kashyapa's wives? Maharshi Kashyapa married thirteen (13) of Daksha Prajapati’s daughters. Their names are: Aditi, Diti, Danu, Arishta, Surasa, Khasa, Surabhi, Vinata, Tamra, Krodhavasha, Ira, Kadru, Muni Aditi’s sons were the twelve gods known as the adityas. For more information, you can visit this link: Who is Maharshi Kashyap, his wives and their children names 2. What is the correct story of Hanuman not recognizing Sanjivani Answer: We have heard and seen on TV serials, movies that Hanuman was confused after he saw multiple plants on the Dronagiri mountain. Thus he picks up the whole Dronagiri mountain to reaches Lanka. But we should note that Hanuman is not an ordinary monkey or human. He will be the next Brahma Deva in the next Kalpa. So, how can he be confused? I have written the full story about this as per the 'moola ramayana' and 'valmiki ramayana'. Kindly refer this below link to know the full story about...
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What are 14 lokas names in Hinduism

What are 14 lokas names in Hinduism Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Every work done perfectly and selflessly will make me perfect. There is a saying in Hinduism, "na ham karta, hari karta". This means, I am not doing anything, it is all done by Bhagavan Hari / Vishnu. We need to try and try and try... that's all. The fruits are left to him. You can refer this also: Bhagavan Sri Krishna tells to Arjuna in Bhagavad Gita as, कर्मण्येवाधिकारस्ते मा फलेषु कदाचन ।मा कर्म फल हेतुर्भुर्माते संगोऽस्त्वकर्मणि ॥ 2-47 || ಕರ್ಮಣ್ಯೇವಾಧಿಕಾರಸ್ತೇ ಮಾ ಫಲೇಷು ಕದಾಚನ |ಮಾ ಕರ್ಮಫಲಹೇತುರ್ಭೂರ್ಮಾ ತೇ ಸಂಗೋ‌உಸ್ತ್ವಕರ್ಮಣಿ || 2-47 || karmaṇyēvādhikārastē mā phalēṣu kadācana | mā karmaphalahēturbhūrmā tē saṅgō‌ustvakarmaṇi || 2-47 || Bhagavan Sri Krishna says to Arjuna, "You have a right to perform your prescribed duty, but you are not entitled to the fruits of action. Never consider yourself to be the cause of the results of your activities, and never be attached to...
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Lord Hanuman easy quiz

Lord Hanuman easy quiz Lord Hanuman, just name is enough to describe the greatest devotee of Bhagavan Sri Rama. After Sita Devi, it is Hanuman who is most lovable and favorite to Bhagavan Sri Rama. There are unlimited number of important points are there to learn about Hanuman, among those, let us know few of them as below. Let us make this quiz fun and knowledge gaining: 1. Who is Hanuman? #q1more {display: none;} ... Answer He is the greatest devotee of Bhagavan Sri Rama after Sita Devi. Show Answer function q1function() { var q1dots = document.getElementById("q1dots"); var q1moreText = document.getElementById("q1more"); var q1btnText = document.getElementById("q1mybtn"); if (q1dots.style.display === "none") { q1dots.style.display = "inline"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Show Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "none"; } else { q1dots.style.display = "none"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Hide Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "inline"; } } 2. What is the meaning of the name 'Hanuman'? #q2more {display: none;} ... Answer Hanuman = Hanu + man. Here Hanu means someone who is having the strongest jaws (after Bhagavan Vishnu and Mahalakshmi Devi), and man (Sanskrit) means man (English). Show Answer function q2function() { var q2dots = document.getElementById("q2dots"); var q2moreText =...
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Lord Ganesh easy quiz

Lord Ganesh easy quiz Just this name brings so much joy to us. Lord Ganesh is one of the most important and prominent Devata for Hindus. Without doing his pooja first, nothing auspicious work shouldn't be started. This is the greatness of Hinduism Sanatana Dharma and Lord Ganesh. There are innumerable points to know about Lord Ganesh. Come friends, now let us know few of them by taking Lord Ganesh name: Let us play a quiz, which will also be a fun and knowledge gaining: 1. What is the meaning of the name 'Ganesha'? #q1more {display: none;} ... Answer Ganesha means, he is someone who is the head of all the 'ganas'. Ganesha = Gana + Isha = Ganas who are present in Kailasa including Nanda, Isha means head / leader. Show Answer function q1function() { var q1dots = document.getElementById("q1dots"); var q1moreText = document.getElementById("q1more"); var q1btnText = document.getElementById("q1mybtn"); if (q1dots.style.display === "none") { q1dots.style.display = "inline"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Show Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "none"; } else { q1dots.style.display = "none"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Hide Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "inline"; } } 2. Which two Upa Puranas are dedicated...
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What are the FAQs about Ramayana, Mahabharata, etc. (Part 3)

What are the FAQs about Ramayana, Mahabharata, etc. (Part 3) This has been continued from part 2. Link for part 2 is as given below: What are the FAQs about Hinduism, Mahabharata, Ramayana – Part 2 What are the FAQs about Ramayana, Mahabharata, etc. (Part 3)? 51. Which Lord Vishnu names are associated with rivers? Answer: Below given is a list of Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu's different names associated with different rivers, expect 'Vasudevaadi' (Vasudevaadi means, except Vasudeva and others like Sankarshana, Pradyumna and Aniruddha all others names given here are associated with Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu's different names.) River names - Sri Hari Names Godavari - Narayana Ganga - Madhava Vapi - Govinda Narmada - Vishnu Manasa - Madhusudana Kumudavati - Trivikrama Chandra pushkarani - Vamana Bhimarathi - Sridhara Sarovara - Hrishikesha Saraswati - Padmanabha Sarita - Damodara Pushkarani - Purushottama Swami Pushkarani - Adhokshaja Bhava Nashani - Narasimha Tataka - Achuta Malahari - Janardhana Devakatha - Upendra Kalindi - Hari Krishnaveni - Krishna Pinakani - Keshava These below four names of Lord Vishnu is not associated with any river(s): Sankarshana Vasudeva Pradyumna Aniruddha More information you can get by clicking the...
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List of Dasharatha unknown facts

What are Dasharatha unknown facts Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Rama blessings to you and your family! In this post a long list of Dasharatha unknown facts has been discussed as given below: List of Dasharatha unknown facts: 1. Suryavansh / Solar Dynasty : Dasharatha is from the great vansh / lineage of Suryavansh (Suryavamsha). 2. Greatness of Suryavansh : This vansh / vamsha / lineage is so special and great, that all the kings who have come in this vamsha are having Awesome Behavior, Very Loving, Self Driven, Self-reliance, Willpower, Patience, Integrity etc. Dasharatha with his four children, viz, Rama, Lakshmana, Bharata and Shatrughna. 3. Communication and Connection with people : That vamsha / lineage people were Communicating and Connecting with their people 24/7 & 365 days, Optimism, Self-confidence, Communicators, Expertise & Excellence, Focused, etc. 4. Positive Attitude : Positive Attitude, Perseverance, Definite Aim, High Vision, Purpose, Flexible, Masters of Time, Brave, Givers, High Self-Esteem etc. etc. etc. 5. Kings were following Dharma : And...
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Lord Shiva easy quiz

Lord Shiva easy quiz Shambho Shankara Hara Hara Mahadeva Lord Shiva is one of the main prominent Gods in Hinduism. There are innumerable points to know about Lord Shiva. Come friends, now let us know few of them. Let us play a quiz, which will also be a fun and knowledge gaining: 1. What is the meaning of the name 'Shiva'? #q1more {display: none;} ... Answer Shiva means, he is someone who give the 'mangalakara' / auspicious things. Shiva - Shi = Mangalakar / Auspicious, va = giver. Show Answer function q1function() { var q1dots = document.getElementById("q1dots"); var q1moreText = document.getElementById("q1more"); var q1btnText = document.getElementById("q1mybtn"); if (q1dots.style.display === "none") { q1dots.style.display = "inline"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Show Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "none"; } else { q1dots.style.display = "none"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Hide Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "inline"; } } 2. How many faces does Lord Shiva has? #q2more {display: none;} ... Answer Total five faces. Show Answer function q2function() { var q2dots = document.getElementById("q2dots"); var q2moreText = document.getElementById("q2more"); var q2btnText = document.getElementById("q2mybtn"); if (q2dots.style.display === "none") { q2dots.style.display = "inline"; q2btnText.innerHTML = "Show Answer"; q2moreText.style.display = "none"; } else { q2dots.style.display = "none"; q2btnText.innerHTML = "Hide Answer"; q2moreText.style.display = "inline"; } } 3. Why Lord...
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Lord Rama easy quiz

Lord Rama easy quiz He is the Purushottama. He is the greatest of all! Lord Rama's greatest is innumerable. He is the greatest of all. He is svayam Bhagavan. There is no one who is equal to him of greater to him. Today let us all know few very important points about Lord Rama and his Epic Ramayana. Come on dear friends, let's start: 1. Whose incarnation or avatar is Lord Rama? #q1more {display: none;} ... Answer Bhagavan Sri Rama is an avatar of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu. Show Answer function q1function() { var q1dots = document.getElementById("q1dots"); var q1moreText = document.getElementById("q1more"); var q1btnText = document.getElementById("q1mybtn"); if (q1dots.style.display === "none") { q1dots.style.display = "inline"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Show Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "none"; } else { q1dots.style.display = "none"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Hide Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "inline"; } } 2. Who wanted to send Lord Rama on Exile? #q2more {display: none;} ... Answer Lord Rama's step mother Kaikeyi along with her maid Manthara. Show Answer function q2function() { var q2dots = document.getElementById("q2dots"); var q2moreText = document.getElementById("q2more"); var q2btnText = document.getElementById("q2mybtn"); if (q2dots.style.display === "none") { q2dots.style.display = "inline"; q2btnText.innerHTML = "Show Answer"; q2moreText.style.display = "none"; } else { q2dots.style.display = "none"; q2btnText.innerHTML...
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Lord Krishna easy quiz

Lord Krishna easy quiz He is mine most loving! 1. Why do we celebrate Janamashtmi? A) Sri Rudra Deva birthday B) Sri Brahma Deva birthday C) Devarshi Sri Narada birthday D) Bhagavan Sri Krishna birthday #q1more {display: none;} ... Answer is D) Bhagavan Sri Krishna was born on this day on earth. Show Answer function q1function() { var q1dots = document.getElementById("q1dots"); var q1moreText = document.getElementById("q1more"); var q1btnText = document.getElementById("q1mybtn"); if (q1dots.style.display === "none") { q1dots.style.display = "inline"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Show Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "none"; } else { q1dots.style.display = "none"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Hide Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "inline"; } } 2. Who was the actual mother of Lord Krishna? A) Dakshayini B) Indrani C) Devaki D) Yashoda #q2more {display: none;} ... Answer is C) Mother Devaki. Show Answer function q2function() { var q2dots = document.getElementById("q2dots"); var q2moreText = document.getElementById("q2more"); var q2btnText = document.getElementById("q2mybtn"); if (q2dots.style.display === "none") { q2dots.style.display = "inline"; q2btnText.innerHTML = "Show Answer"; q2moreText.style.display = "none"; } else { q2dots.style.display = "none"; q2btnText.innerHTML = "Hide Answer"; q2moreText.style.display = "inline"; } } 3. Who...
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How many reasons needed to be a Hindu

How many reasons needed to be a Hindu Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism) is called the 'aadi dharma' (a dharma which was started directly by Bhagavan Sri Hari (Vishnu) and it is existing since unknown age and definitely not just since 3k or 5k years). Sanatana Dharma means a Dharma which can never ever be 'anatha' (orphan). Sanatana means, this Dharma is directly protected by Bhagavan Vishnu and not by mere humans or unknown & so called people. Dharma means, a duty bound path whose duties are instructed directly by Bhagavan Vishnu. Bhagavan Vishnu has given us a list of Dharma (divine duties), which we need to perform until we are in the human form. If we don't perform, then we can't be called a humans. Night view of Venkatachala (Tirupati) temple. Now, let us under few important reasons to be a Hindu (Sanatana Dharmi): Hinduism teaches not only tolerance but universal acceptance. But tolerance doesn't means that if someone is abusing us and we need to keep...
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