[Advaita-l] Religious philosophy of the Kashmir Hindus

Ramesh Krishnamurthy rkmurthy at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 10:32:06 CST 2008

2008/11/23 Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>:
> Unfortunately, I don't have access to a copy of Madhaviya Digvijaya at the
> moment but I seem to remember that Govinda Bhagavatapada was a Kashmiri
> who encountered the young Brahmachari Shankara on the banks of the Narmada
> at the tirth called Omkareshvara.
> Can anyone confirm/deny?

It is not clear where Govinda Bhagavatpada came from, but the
jyotirlinga of Omkareshvara is indeed the place where he is said to
have met the young Shankara.

I had visited this place in 2005 and had also posted an article on the
same. It is available in the archives at:

santoShaH paramo lAbhaH satsa~NgaH paramA gatiH I
vicAraH paramaM j~nAnaM shamo hi paramaM sukham II
- yoga vAsiShTha

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