Tuesday 22 December 2020

18. Religious Developments


18. Religious Developments



I. Answer the following questions.

1. Give an account of religious systems and cults during the Mughal period.

2. What do you know about the Sufi movement? What were the basic principles of this movement?

3. What do you know about the Hindu religion?

4. What do you know about Bhakti movement? What were the basic principles of this movement?

5. What is the contribution of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji to Bhakti movement?

6. Mention the names of main Bhakti Saints of India.

7. What are the five sacred emblems of Sikhism?

 II. Fill in the blanks

1. The teachings of are contained in the Adi Granth Sahib.

 2.  ----------founded a new faith named Din-i-ilahi.

3. Saint Kabir was disciple of----------. 

4. Bhakti Saints preached in the--------- of the people.

5. Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji was the--------- of Sikhism.

6. Hazrat Khawaja Muin-ud-din was born in------. 

7. -----founded Khalsa Panth in 1699 A.D.

III. Write True or False for each statement


1. Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji founded the Khalsa Panth.


2. The Chishti and S-uhrawardi were not the popular Sufi Silsilahs.


3. The Dargh of Nizam-ud-din Auliya is at Ajmer.


4. Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and Mira Bai popularized Ram bhakti.


5. Alwars popularised devotional songs of shaivism.



6. Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji started the practice of Langar.


IV. Match the Columns


Column A

Column B

1. Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji born on

a. a Tamil Brahman

2. Ravi Das Ji was born at

b. Allahabad

3. Ramanada Ji was born at

c. Nadia in 1486 in Bengal

4. Ramanuja Ji was

d. Banaras

5. Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Ji was born in

e. 15 April, 1469 A.D. at Rai Bhoi Ki, Talwandi, now called Nankana Sahib.

6. Prophet Muhammad was born

f. in Mecca in 570 A.D.



Draw the picture of any four Bhakti and Sufi saints in your note book. Write about their main teachings.

 2. Visit a Gurdwara. Write what you saw there? How did you feel?