Dec. 22, 2022
Q. Consider the following statements regarding the Bhakti movement in South India-
1. Alvar saints were Shaivites while Nayanar saints were Vaishnava.
2. Alvar and Nayanar saints propagated their thoughts in Sanskrit language.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
b. only 2
c. both 1 and 2
d. neither 1 nor 2
Answer – (d)
Explanation- Alvar Saints were Vaishnava while Nayanar Saints were Shaivites. They propagated their thoughts in Tamil language. Hence both the statements are false.