[Advaita-l] Shankara Digvijaya Sara - part 28
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Tue Jun 9 09:12:48 EDT 2020
Looking forward to receiving part 29, sir.
On Fri, 29 May, 2020, 11:58 Jaldhar H. Vyas via Advaita-l, <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> 184| yamināmṛṣabheṇa nīlakaṅṭhaṁ jitamākarṇya manīṣidhuryavaryam |
> sahasodayanādayaḥ kavīndrāḥ paramadvaitamuṣaścakampire sma ||72||
> 184. Hearing that the most respected thinker Nīlakaṅṭha was defeated by
> Bull of the Restrained [i.e. Śaṅkara], the laughter of kings of poets such
> Udayana etc., the chief dualists, became tearful trembling.(72)
> (By Nīlakaṅṭha, Mādhavācārya apparently means Śrīkaṅṭha Śivācārya who
> wrote a
> brahmasūtrabhāṣya according to Śivādvaita. But this is an anachronism.
> Udayanācārya the famoua Naiyayika could possibly be a contemporary of
> Śaṅkarācārya though many historians place him a generation or so later.)
> 185| viṣayeṣu vitatya naijabhāṣyāṇyatha saurāṣṭramukheṣu tatra tatra |
> bahudhā vibudhaiḥ praśasyamāno bhagavāndvāravatīṁ purīṁ viveśa ||73||
> 185. He extended the spread of his commentaries to Saurāṣṭra and beyond.
> Praised by many wise men, Bhagavān reached the city of Dvāravatī [i.e.
> (Saurāṣṭra is the peninsular portion of Gujarat state.)
> 186| nijaśiṣyapadaṁ gatānudīcyāniti kṛtvā'tha videhakauśalādyaiḥ |
> vihitāpacitistathā'ṅgavaṅgeṣvayamāstīrya yaśo jagām gauḍān ||161||
> 186. After making many disciples in the North, he went to Videha and
> getting respect there. He went to Aṅga and Vaṅga and extending his fame
> reached Gauḍa.(161)
> (In modern geographic terms, Videha is Northern Bihar and part of Nepal.
> Kauśala is the area of Uttar Pradesh around Ayodhya. Aṅga is southeastern
> Bihar. Vaṅga is Bengal specifically the Ganga delta region. Gauḍa is
> Bengal, what is now mostly Bangladesh.)
> Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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