I want to know are there books that try to analyze Brahmasutra from an independent ,non-sectarian perspective or from Western perspective while also specifying views of major Vedantic schools. I know one such book is " The Structure and Meaning of Badarayana's Brahma Sutras: A Translation and Analysis of Adhyaya 1 (English and Sanskrit Edition) " by G.C Adams, but it's only for Adhyay one,is there something like this for entire Brahmasutra?

  • please edit your question. by asking for 'best' rather than 'other' you are asking for opinions. see the guidelines for asking questions. – Swami Vishwananda Mar 21 at 6:47
  • @SwamiVishwananda Is the question appropriate now? – Shreedhar Shekhar Mar 21 at 10:03
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    Check this answer if it helps you? – Pandya Mar 21 at 15:08
  • @Pandya thanks..that was indeed helpful. – Shreedhar Shekhar Mar 21 at 19:10
  • @user1952500 "Western perspective is not necessarily secular. It has a strong Christian affinity." - we are not supposed to edit and remove any biases of OP. It is OP's question not yours. – sv. Mar 22 at 21:53

George Thibaut who translated the Brahmasutra Bhashyas of both Sankara and Ramanuja performed a comparative analysis of every adhikaraNa that you can read in his introduction to the translation of the Sankara Brahmasutra Bhashya.

One of the unexpected observations Thibaut made was that among the two, Ramanuja's commentary was closer to that of Badarayana whereas Sankara's commentary was closer to that of the Upanishads!

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