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Spiritual Quiz

Dear fellow spiritual aspirant! Congratulations on deciding to attempt this Spiritual Quiz. This exercise is aimed as an aid for encouraging study, enhancing knowledge and deepening reflection. May our beloved Bhagawan bless us in this endeavour. Please attempt all questions and mail your answers to quiz@srisathyasai.org.uk by 15th February. We hope to acknowledge the names of the first 5 ‘All Correct’ responders in our next edition.

Sairam and Best wishes - Love and Light Team

Question 1

During a Divine Discourse given in 1984, Swami declared: “There is the programme connected with ‘Ceiling on Desires’... You must realise that this programme has not been launched to raise funds... The objective of this programme is to prevent waste of money, time, food or other resources and to use all these for the welfare of the people.”

According to Swami, “The seva programme is intended only to provide you with opportunities to make your lives sacred and worthwhile. It is to ..........................”

A. Inculcate a sense of belonging in society
B. Promote unity amongst the participants of the programme
C. Develop the spirit of sacrifice
D. Nurture more love for Nature and God

Question 2

According to Swami, “You should partake of only sacred food. Only then you will have sacred feelings. For sacred thoughts and sacred deeds, sacred food is essential. In order to have sacred feelings, apart from partaking of sacred food, you also need to have .................”

A. Respect for all vegetation
B. Sense of Discrimination
C. Sacred Vision
D. Sacred Actions

Question 3

There are more than 200 sacred names of Jesus in the Bible. Some popular ones are:

Light of the World: When Jesus spoke again to the people, He said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows Me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” (John 8:12)

Lamb of God: The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! (John 1:29)

Son of God: The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God.” (Luke 1:35)

Beloved Son: Now when all the people were baptized, and when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, the heaven was opened, and the Holy Spirit descended upon him in bodily form as a dove, and a voice came from heaven, "Thou art My Beloved Son; with thee I am well pleased." (Luke 3: 21-22)

According to Swami, when had Jesus fully realized that He indeed was the “Son of God”?

A. After He got baptized
B. After His parents confirmed His Divinity
C. After His consciousness rose to the level of the mind
D. After He started to heal people

Question 4

Throughout His life, so far, besides most people addressing Him as Swami, our Beloved Bhagavan has been known by many names: 1) Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba 2) Baba 3) Bhagavan Baba 4) Parthi Baba 5) Sathyanarayana Raju 5) Sathya 6) Raju 7) Sri Sathya Sai 8) Sai Ram 9) Parthi Sai 10) Mother Sai 11) Sai Maa...and more...

Which one of these is His Name given to Him at birth?

A. Sathya
B. Sathya Sai
C. Parthi Sai
D. Sathyanarayana Raju

Question 5

Traditionally, on every second Saturday [until Sunday] of November, Akhanda Sai Bhajans [24-hour continuous singing] are held globally. When did this actually start?

A. The Thirties
B. The Forties
C. The Fifties
D. The Sixties

Source: RadioSai