The philosophy propounded by Vallabhacharya is called
Which Pala ruler was in close diplomatic contact with the Sailendra Kings of Sumatra ?
The seeds of the ancient art of Borobudur in Java are traced to the Stupa of
The Kirtistambha of Chittor described as ‘the illustrated dictionary of Hindu Mythology’ was built by
Which one of the following statements is not true ?
Answer: Taranath, who visited India in the 14th century mentions that Nalanda was destroyed by Bakhtiyar Khalji.
A Sultan of Delhi Sultanate prohibited drinking of intoxicants and persons disobeying his order were thrown into dry wells. Even after taking several dreaded measures, he failed, relented and passed an order that if a man distilled liquor in his own house for his own consumption but was not guilty of selling it or of calling a drinking party, he was not to be molested and the spies were not to enter his house. From the following identify the Sultan who prohibited the drinking :
Answer:Sultan Alauddin Khalji
What is not true about Amrit Kund ?
Answer: Haqaiq i Hindi of Abdul Wahid is a Persian commentary on Amrit Kunda.
Which of the following Sufi saint was against the institution of marriage ?
Answer:Shaikh Ali Hujweri
Point out the name of the Emperor who ordered the repair of old Sarais and bridges as well as the renovation and refurnishing of mosques in disrepair. The latter works were financed from the emperor’s private purse (Sarkar-i Khasa Sharifa).
Once Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya said, “There are moment when I am fed-up of all, so much so of my own self, but I am never tired of this ‘Turk’.” The Shaikh also conferred the title of ‘Turkullah’ on him. In classical Persian poetry ‘Turk’ tantamount to ‘beloved’, hence ‘Turkullah’ is synonymous to ‘Mehboob-i Ilahi’. Point out the name of murid (disciple) for whom the Shaikh expressed his views :
The following statements throw light on the historical and cultural importance of the epigraphs. Point out the correct statements :
‘First, His majesty abstained from meat for some time on Friday’s and then also on Sundays. Now he has added to these the first day of every solar month, Sundays, on solar and lunar eclipses, on days between two fasts, the Mondays of the month of Rajab, the feast day of every Ilahi month, the whole month of Farwardin, and the month in which His Majesty was born, viz. the month of Aban.’ Identify the Emperor about whom the writer has written the above views.
Tazkira-i Pir Hassu Taili furnishes us a glimpse into the religious stirrings and petty obscurantism that were generated among the educated and ordinary people at this time, but also furnishes with an excellent view of the ethical concept of the Mughal period ‘Pettybourgeoisie’, the small officials and traders. Who is the author of the Tazkira ?
“Immediately on the death of a lord…. be he great or small … the King’s officers are ready on the spot, and make an inventory of the entire estate …. The King takes back the whole estate absolutely for himself…” In the above statement Pelsaert is referring to which of the following practice prevalent during Jahangir’s reign ?
Which one of the following statements regarding Jotiba Phule’s ideals of ‘Universal Humanism’ is not correct ?
Answer: Believed in the Varna system.