Sringeri and Sureshvara (was Re: [Advaita-l] On recent mails the list has seen)

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at
Fri Mar 2 12:11:47 CST 2007

On Fri, 2 Mar 2007, Stig Lundgren wrote:

> According to tradition, Sri Sureshvara was the acharya of the Sringeri matha
> after it have been founded by Adi Shankara. However, Sureshvara is held by
> many to be the forerunner of Vivarana.

That's not correct.  Vivarana is a commentary on the Brahmasutrabhashya 
commentary Panchapadika by Padmapadacharya.

Sureshvaracharya did not comment on the Brahmasutrabhashya.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at>

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