ReP Yajnavalkya

Vidyasankar vsundaresan at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Apr 12 12:37:16 CDT 2002

>Shankara's disciple Suresvara's vartika's on the Brihandaranyaka Upanishad
>have been translated to English in several volumes. The editors are Shuon
>Hino and K.P. Jog. There is the sanskrit text  with translation and
>commentaries bij the editors. The whole series will consist of twelve
>volumes and are published by Motilal Banarsidass  and are part of the
>Advaita Tradition Series.

This is a highly recommendable set of books. Suresvara's Vartika is a
lengthy and formidable text. The idea of splitting the translation into
multiple volumes makes it much easier to read and keep track of. Plus,
there has to be some motivation for the translators and publishers to
complete this project, and at least a small number of people outside of
academic institutions need to encourage it.

Best regards,

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