UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-4

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    Which of the following were the features of Bhakti Movement?
    1. Oneness of God         
    2. Brotherhood of all human beings    
    3. Surrender into God     
    4. Personal devotion to God   
    5. Showed path to moksha
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  1, 2, 3 and 4                

    B)  2, 3, 4 and 5       

    C)  1, 4 and 5                    

    D) (d) 1, 2, 3 and 5

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The Bhakti Movement was a religious movement of the medieval period that promoted the belief that salvation was attainable by everyone. The Movement is closely related to Islamic Sufism. The Bhakti Movement originated in 7th century Tamil Nadu and spread northwards through India. A true devotee does not want heaven or moksha. He only wants to chant the Lord's name and be born again and again to sing his praise. Therefore, all the other features are characteristic of Bhakti Movement.

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