Shankara and Krishna

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Mon Dec 2 07:29:45 CST 1996

On Sun, 1 Dec 1996, Sankar Jayanarayanan wrote:

> What exactly is Shankara's view on the subject of the shudra's
> competence to brahma-vidya?

A Shudra is entitled to learn smriti such as the Mahabharata (of which the
Bhagavadgita is a part) and the Puranas.  This is his path to

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