ParaYoga Nidra: Required Reading Google Form
Please answer the following questions about the required reading for ParaYoga Nidra, ENLIGHTENMENT WITHOUT GOD: MANDUKYA UPANISHAD by Swami Rama. All questions are fill-in-the-blank.This google form was designed to make sure you gleaned some of the most important points of the text.

PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE TAKING THE QUIZ: Upon successful completion of both course and form, we will email you a PDF of your certificate of completion for the ParaYoga Nidra PYMT. We have included many correct answer options, but do suggest to keep your answers as simple as possible (for example, do not use all caps, diacritic accents or symbols such as slashes, dashes, parentheses, etc.). IF YOUR ANSWER IS CLOSE BUT MARKED INCORRECT DUE TO YOUR ANSWER'S FORMAT, NO WORRIES! WE WILL MARK IT AS CORRECT.
What is your full name? *
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What is your email address? *
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Please list location and date of the ParaYoga Nidra training you attended. *
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Chapter 1: There are two channels of knowledge, direct and indirect. Direct knowledge is transcendent (_________); indirect is mental or sensory (apara). *
Use the sanskrit term for the answer.
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Chapter 1: The term ___________ means the end or culmination of Vedic knowledge. *
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Chapter 1: Considered one of the most profound yet practical of the Upanishads, the Mandukya Upanishad explains the nature of the material and mental worlds, and of consciousness at large. In particular, it expounds upon the 3 states of the individual self (waking/vaisvanara, dreaming/taijasa and sleeping/prajna) and the state that lies beyond, __________, the state of pure consciousness. *
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Chapter 1: The _______________ are not religious texts but rather philosophical teachings that lay the foundation for universality and ultimately enlightenment, through the practical application of equality, equanimity, love for oneself and love for all sentient beings. *
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Chapter 2, Verse 1: Sages often use symbols such as _____, a syllable, symbol and sound that does not belong to any particular language. This is an eternal sound that expands individual consciousness to Universal Consciousness, and the symbol of Brahman. *
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Chapter 2, Verse 2: All that is, is ___________, the Supreme Consciousness, according to the Mandukya Upanishad. *
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Chapter 2, Verse 2: “Thou Art That” (Tat Tvam Asi) refers to the understanding that the immortal part of the individual Self, called ________, is no different from the Universal Self, Brahman. This realization grants freedom from the bondage of the unconscious mind. *
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Chapter 2, Verse 3: The __________ state is the state of subject/object consciousness, in which the ego experiences itself as the subject and filters all “objects” and information coming in from the external environment and from one’s memory. *
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Chapter 2, Verse 4: “The dreamer dreams for a reason: there are still desires to be fulfilled.” In the waking state, one employs the senses to collect data from the external world, but in the _____________ state, one recalls the experiences of the past. *
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Chapter 2, Verse 5: In the state of deep _______, all experiences merge into the unity of undifferentiated consciousness. Therefore, yogis practice methods such as yoga nidra to develop conscious awareness while in this state, considered to be more restful, joyous and blissful than the waking and dreaming states. *
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Chapter 2, Verse 6: ______ _______ is a state in which you are in deep sleep and yet fully conscious. This skill is sharpened with a dedicated meditation and contemplation practice as well as the analysis and resolution of your desires, thoughts and feelings. *
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Chapter 2, Verse 7: __________, which means “the fourth” is the fourth state, beyond all the states of the mind, in which there is no becoming, there is only being. It is beyond both the spheres of sleep and samadhi. *
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Chapter 2, Verse 9: _____-_____ refers to one whose desires are completely fulfilled. This fulfillment is brought about by dedicated sadhana, meditation and contemplation. *
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Chapter 2, Verse 11: Savayatra is the practice of turning the mind inward toward specific points on the body and deeper still into the unconscious mind. Savayatra (pronounced shavayatra) is also known as ___ Points. *
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