[Advaita-l] Please Clarify about this...
harsha9519 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 10:42:27 CDT 2015
Thank you sir for your explanation....
You said shankaracharya's sanyasa ashrama name was bhagavat pujya
Is there any evidence for that..
On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 7:12 PM, Animesh via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Namaste Harsh ji ,
> As for as my knowledge the name given to shankarAcharya at sanyasa was '
> bhagavat pujya pAdAcharya ' or more specifically 'shankara bhagavatpujya
> pAdAcharya' which was later shortened as ' shankarAcharya ' by the peoples
> of that time. And this name of our beloved Acharya was more popular. Now as
> you asked about sanayasa titles tirtha , purI , aranya , this 10 titles
> and dashnAmI sampradAya was initiated by shankarAcharya himself for sack
> of organization of sanyasasis of that time. Before him all this sanyasI
> were given different title and instead of dashnAmI they were merely called
> ekadandins or dandi swAmI. Those who had given even danda etc stuff were
> know as avadhUtas .
> Before him , 'AnandanAtha saraswatI' , pAdA ( more specifically pAdAcharya
> title , even present day Acharya of godapAda maTha have this title ) , and
> tirthAvadhuta were titles of sanyasis.
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