[Advaita-l] Shankaracharya

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 05:19:18 EDT 2022

There are a few more comments, worth reading, by this very person in that


On Sun, Sep 25, 2022 at 2:41 PM V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>

> 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
> subbu
> 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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