QUIZ TIME : INDIA’S WOMEN SAINTS

Sri Janaky Matha was a saint in the spiritual lineage of Sri Ramana Maharishi. 

1.In which year was Sri Janaky Matha born?
a.1898
b.1906
c.1919

2.Name the birth place of Sri Janaky Matha.
a.Kollengode, Kerala
b.Kollam, Kerala
c.Trichy, Tamil Nadu

3.Who was Sri Janaky Matha’s Sadguru?
a.Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa
b.Swami Vivekanada
c.Sri Ramana Maharishi

4.Where is Sri Janaky Matha’s ashram located?
a.Madurai
b.Kanyakumari
c.Thanjavur

5.One remarkable incident in her life is that while she was traveling with her husband in the car to meet her Guru, her husband suddenly heard the sound of a bell ringing and stopped to find what temple was nearby. From where did her husband actually realize that the sound was coming?
a.From a cow who had bells tied around its neck
b.From Sri Janaky Matha
c.From a bullock cart

6.Sri Janaky Matha when fulfilling her family duties, her every thought, word and deed were centered on God. True or False?
a.True
b.False

7.What was the path that was suggested by Sri Janaky Matha to all her household
devotees?
a.She laid stress on devotion to God, surrender to Guru, practice of charity and
leading an upright life while discharging their duties
b.She laid stress on devotion to God
c.She laid stress on the practice of charity

Answers:
1-b,2-a,3-c,4-c,5-b,6-a,7-a

Compiled by Ramya Srinivasan, San Jose , CA
Picture source: Biography of Guru Devi Sri Janaky Matha 

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