Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Mon Apr 28 09:07:19 CDT 1997

On Mon, 28 Apr 1997, Raghavendra wrote:

> Namaste,
>               Since there is only one Sri Shankara,why do people refer to
> him as Adi Shankara ? I do understand that several of his successors in
> the different Mathas all over India have been called Shankaracharyas.

There's your answer.  Adi in this context just means first and it is to
distinguish him from the later successor Shankaracharyas.

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