Prahlada Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Prahlada Questions & Answers.

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Prahlada Questions & Answers

Question 1: Choose the correct option:

1. Hiranyakashyapu got the boon from:

(a) Lord Shankara
(b) Lord Brahma
(c) Lord Vishnu
(d) Goddess Durga

2. Prahlada uttered the name of:

(a) Hiranyakashyapu
(b) Lord Shankara
(c) Lord Narayana
(d) None of these

3. A strange creature came out from the pillar. He was:

(a) Lord Brahma
(b) Lord Narayana
(c) Goddess Durga
(d) A lion

Question 2: Fill in the blanks:

1. Hiranyakashyapu was a king of demons.
2. Neither any weapon nor any human being can kill you.
3. Prahlada was a great devotee of God.
4. Prahlada was thrown down from the top of high mountain.
5. Hiranyakashyapu fell down dead.
6. The creature was Lord Narayana Himself.

Question 3: Write true or false for the following statements:

1. Hiranyakashyapu got a boon from Lord Brahma – False
2. Prahlada was a great devotee of Hiranyakashyapu – False
3. Prahlada was frightened when his father warned him – False
4. The wild elephant became calm when Prahlada touched it – True
5. The strange creature was beaten by Hiranyakashyapu – False

Question 4: Who was Hiranyakashyapu?

Answer: Hiranyakashyapu was a King of the demons.

Question 5: What did Hiranyakashyapu do to get a boon from Lord Shankara? What did Hiranyakashyapu order after getting the boon?

Answer: Hiranyakashyapu did a severe penance to get a boon from Lord Shankara.

After getting the boon, Hiranyakashyapu became very proud. He declared himself God and ordered that all should worship him. If anyone would worship other than him, he would be killed.

Question 6: Did Hiranyakashyapu want to kill Prahlada? Why/why not?

Answer: Yes, Hiranyakashyapu wanted to kill Prahlada because on his repeated warnings, Prahlada continued to utter the name of Lord Narayana all the time rather than worshipping Hiranyakashyapu.

Question 7: Explain the features of the strange creature who came out of the pillar.

Answer: The strange creature who came out of the pillar had the head of a lion and the body of human being.

Question 8: Who was the strange creature?

Answer: The strange creature was Lord Narayana Himself in the form of Narasimha.

Question 9: What happened with Hiranyakashyapu in the end?

Answer: In the end, the creature caught hold of Hiranyakashyapu and took him on its lap. It tore apart his stomach with its sharp claws and Hiranyakashyapu fell down dead.

So, these were the Questions & Answers.

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