Global Puranava Online Quiz Contest 2021-22

Calling All Quiz/India Enthusiasts: International Online Indian Heritage Quiz

Can you guess the answers to the below questions? Or would you like to learn about them?

  1. Who was the first Indian director of Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore?
  2. ‘Thou art the ruler of the minds of all people, dispenser of India’s destiny’ and ‘Victory, Victory, Victory to thee’ – These are the meanings of the first and last lines of which piece of poetry?
  3. Connect Golden Howdah and Arjuna.

This is just a miniscule sample of the treat that awaits India enthusiasts of all ages at the ‘PURANAVA Virtual Quiz’ – An international event being conducted worldwide by Global Organisation for Divinity (G.O.D.) India. (For the curious, answers to the above questions are at the end of this article.)

‘Pura’ stands for the ancient; ‘Nava’ stands for the modern. So PuraNava, G.O.D. India Trust’s flagship quiz event, is an enriching exploration into ancient wisdom for modern times.

Teams of two or three (all ages) from around the world are welcome to participate in this free, fun virtual contest from your homes. Sign up at this link: https://tinyurl.com/global-puranava.

A regional preliminary round will be held on Nov 13 for USA/Canada/UK/Europe and on other dates for other global regions – Oct 9 for New Zealand, Oct 15 for the Middle-East, Oct 30 for Australia, Nov 14 for Southeast Asia, Dec 25 for India. And the grand world finale is planned for Jan 23, 2022.

The grand prize will be inspiring culture trips with illustrious historian Dr. Chithra Madhavan, organized by Beyond Boundaries.

Do join us in this joyful journey exploring Indian heritage and culture.

Register at: https://tinyurl.com/global-puranava

For more information: http://namadwaar.org/news-entries/puranava-international-quizzing-event-on-indian-heritage/

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Answers to the questions asked above: 1. Sir C. V. Raman, 2. Indian National Anthem, 3. Golden Howdah is the carriage carried by elephant Arjuna, on which Sri Chamundeshwari is seated in the Mysore Dussehra procession.

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