[Advaita-l] [advaitin] The Bhashyas of Adi Shankara

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Fri Jan 6 03:39:38 CST 2017

On Fri, Jan 6, 2017 at 1:56 PM, Venkatraghavan S via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

> Namaste Sri Vidyasankar,
> The number of the works that are called bhAshya in the mAdhavIya Sankara
> vijaya (I sent the references earlier) when read in conjunction with the
> DiNDima appear to be 16 in number. The next verse in the Sankara vijaya
> says that Adi Sankara wrote innumerable granthAs such as upadeSa sAhasri,
> so these are apparently classified in a different category compared to
> bhAShyas.

There is also a text called 'hastāmalaka-bhāṣyam' which is admitted in the
tradition to be a commentary penned by Shankara on the verses given out by
the disciple Hastamalaka. This text is also published by the Vani Vilas
Press, Srirangam.



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