Adi Shankara on Purva MimAmsa
Jaldhar H. Vyas
jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Sun Jul 14 21:30:08 CDT 2002
On Sun, 14 Jul 2002, Malolan R Cadambi wrote:
> Srimathe narAyanAya namaha
> Dear Members,
> I am looking for a good translation (either in English or Kannada) or
> any commentaries on the purva mimAmsa, specifically the rig veda
> samhitam and other early canonical texts.
I believe there are two pre-Sayanacharya commentators on Rk Samhita,
Skandaswami, and Shadgurushishya. I don't know which sampradaya they
belong to and I think their bhashyas are not complete. As is often the
case in Sanskrit literature, Shayanacharyas' monumental work eclipsed all
> I would also like to know if any acharya from the Advaita Darsanam
> has written a commentary on the rig veda samhitam other than
> Sayanacharya of the Vijayanagar Kingdom.
Many of the famous Mimamsakas have been Advaitins in their sannyasa
ashrama. But I don't know if they wrote Vedabhashyas.
Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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