Bhagavad Gita Quiz

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Who is the charioteer guide of the Pandava prince Arjuna in the Bhagavad Gita?


In which Hindu scripture does the Bhagavad Gita form chapters 23–40?


What is the setting of the Bhagavad Gita often interpreted as?

An allegory for the struggles of human life

What duty does Krishna counsel Arjuna to fulfill in the Bhagavad Gita?

Fulfilling his warrior duty

According to the Gita, what does it posit the existence of within each being?

Both individual self (Atman) and supreme self (Brahman)

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The Bhagavad Gita

  • Krishna is the charioteer guide of the Pandava prince Arjuna in the Bhagavad Gita.

Hindu Scripture

  • The Bhagavad Gita forms chapters 23–40 of the Hindu scripture, the Bhishma Parva of the Mahabharata.

Setting of the Bhagavad Gita

  • The setting of the Bhagavad Gita is often interpreted as the moral crisis faced by Arjuna on the eve of the battle of Kurukshetra.

Krishna's Counsel

  • Krishna counsels Arjuna to fulfill his duty as a warrior (svadharma) and engage in battle.

Existence of Atman

  • The Bhagavad Gita posits the existence of an eternal, unchanging self (Atman) within each being.

Test your knowledge about the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad Gita, which is part of the epic Mahabharata and consists of 700 verses. The quiz may cover its historical context, themes, and characters like Prince Arjuna and Krishna.

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