This page describes Soundarya Lahari as being authored by sage Pushpadanta and Adi Shankara. While there are many who believe this to be incorrect attribution, I am more interested to know if any scholar or acharya from the sampradaya of Sri Adi Shankara has written a proper commentary on this text. If yes, would appreciate being given the exact source material, online or offline.


S.S.S. Shastri and T.R.S Ayyangar have authored a commentary on the Soundarya Lahiri in English. You can download it here.

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  • @SwiftPushkar well, I didn't narrow down the scope to just pontiffs. Besides, one the authors of the book shown in the answer seems to be from an advaitin and the other a vishishtadvaitin (at least by their names). I will give this a couple more days to see if some more answers are given. – Ambi Jan 4 '19 at 11:19
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    @Ambi Ok , Yes , hope that we will get some more answers after your clarification . :-) – SwiftPushkar Jan 4 '19 at 11:22
  • I don't think any commentator on the Soundarya Lahiri would write from any perspective except Advaita. Because Soundarya Lahiri is purely an Advaitin work. – Surya Kanta Bose Chowdhury Jan 4 '19 at 12:39
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    @SuryaKantaBoseChowdhury I would disagree on that it is an advaitic work. It is a shakta work whose import has been extended extensively to cover for advaitic purposes. – Ambi Jan 6 '19 at 5:26

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