[Advaita-l] Commentaries and Sub-commentaries on bhagavad-gItA
ravi at ambaa.org
Wed Apr 13 18:17:08 CDT 2005
venkata subramanian wrote:
> This Sridhara is That Sridhara. (Soyam Sridharaha)
> Venkatanatha - nothing much about him is known, except that he was -
> according to some, in some way a disciple of one Abhinva Shankara who
> wrote a commentary on Sri Rudra Prasna appearing in the Yajur Veda.
> Some others say that he is a disciple of the author of the famous
> sub-commentary Laghu Chandrika etc. am not aware much of this. His
> Sanskrit style is no doubt simple and direct. His commentary on the
> second and third chapter is very eloborate. This work has been
> published only once, if my memory goes correct, by Vani Vilas Press,
> Sri Rangam. He seems to have written a commentary on Thaitreya
> Upanishad too, has not yet been published, to my little knowledge.
Thank you Venkat.
With the info you gave I did a WorldCat Search and found the following
reference. It says, he is a disciple of one rAma brahmAnanda tIrtha.
This book is available in libraries of University of Chicago and
Columbia University. But the text does not include a translation.
Technically this book is out of copyright and we can legally scan this
book into a website.
Following is the record:
Title: Bhagavad Gita; with the commentary, Brahmânda-giri, of Venkatanatha.
Author(s): Bala-Subrahmanya Aiyar, T. K., ; ed.; Venkatanatha,;
disciple of Rama Brahmanda Tirtha. ; Brahmandagiri.
Publication: Srirangam, Sri Vani Vilas Press,
Description: v, 2, 614 p. illus.
Language: Sanskrit; Added t.p. and text in Sanskrit.
Series: Sri Vani Vilas sastra series,; no. 12;
Other Titles: Bhagavadgita.
Accession No: OCLC: 49482634
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