Sankara SampradhAyam - 2 (Re-post)

Ravi miinalochanii at YAHOO.COM
Mon Aug 9 14:20:45 CDT 1999

--- "Dr. S.R.Marur" <smarur at EASI.SOFT.NET> wrote:
> Which religion or how many of them were there in this land,
> before the advent of AchAryAl? It becomes known from the
> 'Shankara Vijaya' texts that there was the vEdic religion of
> sanAdhana dharmA and there were other seventy-two heterodox
> sects. But, among the non-vEdic faiths, the predominant one
> was only Bhudhism. The majority of the general public and of

Dear Dr. Marur,

Thanks for posting this wonderful series. shrI shankara reformed these
72 sects and hence he is celebrated in the aShtottaram as dvisaptati

with regards,

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