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Question 134

Contemporary Indian Philosophy
Religious Experience

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Which of the following views were held by Dr. Radhakrishnan?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Radhakrishnan considered the Bhagavad-Gita to be a sectarian work.

b.

Radhakrishnan believed that underlying the various different beliefs held by the Hindus, there was a unity to be found.

c.

Radhakrishnan made a distinction between historical religions and universal religion.

d.

Both c. and b. are correct

Question 135

Contemporary Indian Philosophy
Non-Violence

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Which of the following views were held by Gandhi with regard to Ahimsa?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ahimsa՚s main task is to stiffen the attitude of the opponent.

b.

Love and patience are the positive aspects of Ahimsa.

c.

Realization of humanity in all people is a fundamental concept of Ahimsa.

d.

Both b. and c. are correct

Question 136

Contemporary Indian Philosophy
Annihilation of Caste

Appeared in Year: 2021

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Read the passage carefully and answer the following question.

While I condemn a religion of rules, I must not be understood to hold the opinion that there is no necessity for a religion. On the contrary, I agree with Burke, when he says that, “True religion is the foundation of society, the basis on which all true civil government rests, and both their sanction.” Consequently, when I urge that these ancient rules of life be annulled, I am anxious that their place shall be taken by a religion of principles, which alone can claim to being a true religion. B. R Ambedkar, Annihilation of Caste.

From the above passage, which among the following accurately represents Ambedkar՚s view on foundation of society?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Religion of rules should not provide for a foundation of society.

b.

Traditional religion should not provide the foundation of society.

c.

Religion of principles should provide the foundation of society.

d.

Religion is not necessary for the foundation of society.

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