[Advaita-l] Traditional biographies of shri shankara bhagavatpAda

Raghav Kumar Dwivedula raghavkumar00 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 1 00:44:13 EDT 2017

Btw, there are some typographical errors in the website .... I have brought
it to their notice.. ☺️

On 01-Oct-2017 10:12 AM, "Raghav Kumar Dwivedula" <raghavkumar00 at gmail.com>

Thank you everyone for the helpful inputs.

There is a project, a work in progress, on Sri Adi Shankara by the Madhya
Pradesh government, given that probably the most significant place equal in
importance to Kalady, was the place where shri shankara studied Vedanta
from his Guru which is on the banks of Narmada in Madhya Pradesh.

There is a website, related to this project, whose link is given below.


The MP govt. is also trying to promote Shankara Jayanti in a big way, i am

One acharya from Uttarakashi whom i know, is giving some inputs for this
project and he asked me for more details  which is why I posted here.


On 29-Sep-2017 3:47 PM, "H S Chandramouli" <hschandramouli at gmail.com> wrote:

> Namaste.
> If you are familiar with kannada,  Sri SSS has written a book on the
> history of Sri Bhagavatpada. In the introduction, he has listed a number of
> sources available for reconstructing the history and has reviewed them
> also. It can be accessed at  the following link  <<
> http://www.adhyatmaprakasha.org/php/kannada/kannada_
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> On Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 10:19 PM, Raghav Kumar Dwivedula via Advaita-l <
> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
>> Namaste
>> I wished to know if there are other traditional biographies which are
>> regarded as authoritative, apart from the Sankara digvijaya. And if so,
>> whether there are any online resources regarding them.
>> Any other good biographical reference material on shri shankara.
>> Any links to previous  discussions on this in this forum are also welcome
>> Thank you
>> Om
>> Raghav
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