GSEB Class 7 Bhakti Age Religious Sects and Saints

GSEB Class 7 Bhakti Age Religious Sects and Saints

Answer the following questions in one sentence:


Name the saints who led the religious movement in South India?

Shankaracharya and Ramanujacharya led the religious movement in south India.


Who chanted the mantra Haribol in Bengal?

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu chanted the Haribol in Bengal.


Which texts were composed by Tulsidas?

Ramcharitmanas and Vinaypatrika were composed by Tulsidas.


Poems of which saints are included in the holy book of Sikhs, ‘Guru Granth Sahib’?

Saint Kabir’s poems are included in the book Guru Granth Sahib.


Who was the first Sufi saint in India?

Moinuddin Chishti was the first Sufi saint in India.


Answer the following questions:


Write a short note on Sufi Movement”?

Four main Sufi traditions spread in India: Chishti, suhrawardy, qadri, and Naqshbandi. Moinuddin Chishti founded the Chishti tradition in Ajmer. Shahabuddin suhrawardy of Baghdad established the suhrawardy tradition. The Sufi movement was an Indian social and religious movement that promoted Hindu-Muslim harmony. Its main objective is to create a relationship of love between men and god.


Why did the bhakti movement become popular among people?

As a result of the bhakti movement, discrimination between high and low, superstition, and evil religious practices were eliminated. It taught people to understand the true meaning of religion and the fact that God is for everyone. The bhakti movement thus became very popular with people.


Multiple choice questions:


Guru Nanak was a saint of which branch………?

  • Alwar
  • Nayanar
  • Nirgun
  • Elkeshwar

Criticism on Bhagwat Geeta written by gyaneshwar is known by which name?

  • Bijak
  • Gyaneshwari
  • Rancharitmanas
  • Vinaypatrika

Abhangdas of which saint of Maharashtra are very well known ?

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