[Advaita-l] Shankaracharya

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 05:11:46 EDT 2022

Thanks Kaushik for sharing this wonderful tribute to Bhagavatpada from a
Srivaishnava seeker.   Rarely we come across people who rise above
sectarian compulsions and express their thoughts in the open.

warm regards

On Sun, Sep 25, 2022 at 12:53 PM Kaushik Chevendra via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

> https://sreenivasaraos.com/2012/09/04/the-texts-that-sri-shankara-relied-upon/
> In the above page a shree vaishnava comments-
> "I find that yours is the only blog which gives the right place to the
> Greatest Acharya Sri Adi shankara. This is nothing but telling the truth.
> His commentaries on shruthis and other sacred scriptures of hindus are
> pure, untainted, steadfast and incomparable. If you try to search for a
> blemishanywhere in them you will definitely feel sorry. Modern neo hindus
> unable to live upto the virgin commandments of our shastraswith
> deficiencies in them try to blame the Acharya and in the process incur
> terrible sins. Who can surpass or better him? Perhaps he himself if he
> wants to. Those who abide in the truth and the virtues which lead to truth
> can only appreciate this Great Divinity who had descended to earth in the
> form of Shiva himself. Being a sreevaishnava myself I cannot forego my
> adulations to the Acharya. He cannot be failed as he is the embodiment of
> truth. Falsehood attributed to him will fall off like adulterated paint on
> an Object of Gold. I pray to him to bless us always and through eternity in
> all our unavoidable future re-births. His very gaze from that classic
> painting adorning his devotees wall will purify and sanctify that place.
> Such is his elevated order!"
> Of course the greatness of acharya remains steady even when a person can
> understand his greatness or not as the intrinsic strength of something
> remains independent of the observer.
> namo narayana
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