[Advaita-l] Adi Shankara,s birth date.
sunil_bhattacharjya at yahoo.com
Sun May 8 11:47:53 CDT 2011
Max Muller was honest. As soon as he realized his mistake in the AIT time-line he stopped supporting it. All are not equally honest.
BTW does anybody have the verses which Sundara Pandya reportedly lifted from Sankara's Sutrabhashya or even if some may think the reverse to be the case.?
--- On Sun, 5/8/11, Srikanta Narayanaswami <srikanta.narayanaswami at yahoo.com> wrote:
From: Srikanta Narayanaswami <srikanta.narayanaswami at yahoo.com>
Subject: [Advaita-l] Adi Shankara,s birth date.
To: advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org
Date: Sunday, May 8, 2011, 7:09 AM
Dignaga was in the 8th century BCE and Dharmakirti was in 6th century BCE. Dr. Narahari Achar's astronomical dating of Lord Buddha in the 19th century BCE clears such doubts.
The majority of the scholars and historians confirm that A di shankara's period is 750-800.AD.he lived after Dignaga and Dharmakirti and possibly after Kumarila Bhatta.the quotations from theirbooks amply confirm this.
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