[Advaita-l] Who is the author of yoga-sudhAkara vRtti on the yoga sUtra-s ?

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 04:44:54 CDT 2011

On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 12:47 PM, Raghav Kumar <raghavkumar00 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Is it shrI sadashiva-brahmendra svAmI or is it shrI sadashivendra
> sarasvatI ?
> We have
> 1. The composer of popular songs like "mAnasa sanchara re, brahmaNi",
> "pibare rAma rasam" etc., composed by Sri sadashiva-brahmendra svAmI
> who was an avadhUta
> 2. The author of yoga-sudhAkara vRtti on the pAtan~jala yoga sUtra-s.
> 3. The author of a brahma-sUtra-vRtti, and treatises like
> siddhanta-kalpavalli on appayya-dIkShita's siddhAnta-lesha-sangraha.
> etc.
> Are they all the same ?

It is the same person with these two names, both popular.  All the above
works are of this one person alone as per the tradition.  A book with the
title mentioned above under No.2 , in the preface says that all the above
mentioned works are of this Author alone.


> Thanks in advance
> Raghav

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