[Advaita-l] Shuka and Gaudapada

Vidyasankar Sundaresan svidyasankar at hotmail.com
Sat Feb 25 09:03:59 CST 2012

Suka is considered a ciranjIvI , so the question of time period is moot!

It is like the presence of hanumAn in the Mahabharata, a yuga after the
time of the Ramayana.


> Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2012 15:52:32 +0530
> From: abhishek046 at gmail.com
> To: advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org
> Subject: [Advaita-l] Shuka and Gaudapada
> Namaste,
> Sri Shuka is said to be the guru of Adi Shankara's grand guru Sri
> Gaudapada. Is there any story relating to how Gaudapada met his guru
> Shuka, similar to how Shankara met Govindapada? Also, what would be
> Gaudapada's lifetime be acknowledging the Shuka was the son of Vyasa?
> Could any fellow list member throw light on the relation between Shuka
> and Gaudapa?
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