September 27, 2023
Consider the following statements about Trilokinath temple:
1. Trilokinath temple represents Kashmiri-Kannauj art and sacred to only Hindus.
2. The silver idol of Kali was installed by Thakur Himpala as Mahishasur Mardani.
3. It is a wooden temple and Pauri festival is celebrated here in June.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) 2 and 3 only
Which of the following monasteries have the mani wheel  which is reputed to be "self turning" on auspicious occasions?
  • (A) Tabo Gompa
  • (B) Kardang Gompa
  • (C) Tayul Gompa
  • (D) Gemur Gompa
Match List 1 and List 2 and choose the correct answer
LIST 1 (MONASTARIES)
A. Tayul Gompa
B. Tabo Monastery
C. Sashur Gompa
D. Kardang Gompa
LIST 2 (ASSOCIATED WITH)
1. Lama Norbu
2. Lama Sarjan Rinchain
3. Deva Gyatso
4. Ye-Sashoad
Code:
  • (A) A-2 , B-3 , C-1 , D-4
  • (B) A-1 , B-2 , C-4 , D-3
  • (C) A-3 , B-1 , C-4 , D-2
  • (D) A-2 , B-4 , C-3 , D-1
Where is the famous 'Kye' Monastery located?
  • (A) Kelang
  • (B) Udaipur
  • (C) Sangla
  • (D) Kaza
Consider the following statements:
1. A sculpture of 'Marichi Vajravarahi' belonging to 11th-12th centuries A.D. is seen in Guru Ghantal Gompa.
2. Sashur gompa belongs to red hat sect and is located among blue pines.
3. There is an idol dedicated to Bajreshwari Devi in the Gemur monastery.  
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) All of the above
Consider the following statements about Tabo monastary:
1. Chhamb is organized here every year in the month of October.
2. Tabo is known as Ajanta of Himalayas.
3. It was built by western Tibet ruler in 996 A.D. on the banks of Spiti River.  
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) All of the above
Which of the following statements is not correct about 'Kardang Monastery'? [HP Naib Tehsildar (Main)-Oct 2018]
  • (A) The library here has a large collection of Kangyur and Tangyur.
  • (B) It is the largest Monastery prevalent in the whole region.
  • (C) It is situated at fifteen thousand feet high 'Rangcha Peak‘
  • (D) It was built by Lama Sarjan Rinchain.
Which of the following monastery was built around 996 AD by Ye-Sashoad, the ruler of Western Tibet? [HPAS (Pre) Exam-2018]
  • (A) Tabo
  • (B) Kardang
  • (C) Tayul
  • (D) Gemur

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