A few questions

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Fri Jan 10 18:40:44 CST 1997

On Fri, 10 Jan 1997, Vidyasankar Sundaresan wrote:

> Actually, Abhinavagupta of Kashmir Saivism is dated to the 10th century,
> and Sankaracharya to the 8th century, so there is not much scope of their
> having been contemporaries.
> The Sankara vijayam of Madhava recounts such a story, but names
> Sankaracharya's opponent as Navagupta, and makes him a native of Kamarupa,
> i.e. Assam, not Kashmir. Navagupta is described in this work as a Sakta
> tantric who was inimical to Sankaracharya.

Ah! ok.  I was puzzled by that one.

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