[Advaita-l] Fwd: The historicity of the Madhaviya Shankara Vijaya

jaldhar at braincells.com jaldhar at braincells.com
Tue Jun 16 02:31:11 EDT 2020

On Tue, 16 Jun 2020, Krishnaprakasha Bolumbu via Advaita-l wrote:

> Namaste.
> I don't remember the name of the scholar, but a Senior scholar has proved
> the Madhaviya shankara was not authored by Madhava Vidyaranya and it was
> authored by some pandit under Sringeri Pitha. How can NP know exactly these
> verses?

I don't know about "proved" but the person who made that allegation (if it 
is who I think you are referring to) had an axe to grind in favor of the 
antiquity of the Kanchi Matha for what its worth.

> One possibility remains that these two verses could be from Pracheena
> shankara vijayam of which NP knew about, but there is a mention in MM that
> is a multiplicity of shankara vijayam texts. This is a point to ponder
> about.

Madhavacharya himself says that his work is a concise summary of older 
works on the subject.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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