[Advaita-l] [advaitin] The Bhashyas of Adi Shankara
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Fri Jan 6 14:48:06 CST 2017
Adi Shankara wrote the Lalita-Trishati-bhshya and he visited the Kamakshi mandir in Kanchipuram.He advocated Samayachara and not Vamachara.
As regards the Saundaryalahari, the first part called the Ananandalaharai (verses 1 to 41) could have been written by the Kashmir king Pravarasena (porbably called himself the Dravidashishu) and the second part was completed probably by Abhinava Shankara.
On Fri, 1/6/17, V Subrahmanian via Advaita-l <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
Subject: Re: [Advaita-l] [advaitin] The Bhashyas of Adi Shankara
To: "Venkatraghavan S" <agnimile at gmail.com>, "A discussion group for Advaita Vedanta" <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org>
Date: Friday, January 6, 2017, 10:36 AM
To the list of works
mentioned below, we may also add:
The Soundarya Lahari which was translated to
Tamil by Kaviraja Pandita
stated to be of
the 11 CE who mentions Shankara as the author. Another
much later work 'Pulavar Puranam' while
recording Kaviraja's life says that
Shankara was a shākta practitioner, not of the
2017-01-06 11:13 GMT+05:30 V Subrahmanian
<v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>:
> We may also note that
Amalananda, the author of the Kalpataru on the
> Bhamati, 13CE has stated that the
Prapanchasara is of Bhagavatpada and
cited a verse from there in the Kalpataru.
> Madhusudana Saraswati
has stated in the Siddhantabindu, a commentary on
> the Daśaśloki that it is of Shankara.
> Vidyaranya in the
Panchadashi has acknowledged the Vākyavrtti as that of
> Madhusudana Saraswati has also cited a
line in the Gudharthadipika from a
famous 'Vishnushatpadi stotram' attributed to
Vishveshvara Sraswati, his guru, in the Yatidharma sangraha,
> verses from the Vakyavritti
and the Brahmanuchintanam as those of Shankara.
> Based on the above it
looks like the several other works apart from the
> bhashyas are accepted in the tradition as
that of Shankara.
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