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What is Srikantha's Visisthadvait Philosophy?

Does any one know what Siva Visishtadvaita (Shrouta Shaiva Siddhanta) philosophy by Srikantha Acharya is all about? I know what is advaita philosophies but not this one.
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Are there any commentaries on the Shiva Purana by any Shaiva acharya?

I'd like to read Shiva Purana with commentaries. Is there any commentary by any Shaivacharya available for it?
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Is uttara gita mentioned by any previous acharyas in their works?

Sources say it is mentioned in Taittriya upanishad dipika by vidyaranya. If anybody knows can you cite page no ?
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I want a commentary on Parashara Smriti 1:25?

Can somebody find the commentary by Madhavacharya (Vidyaranya) on verse 1.25 of the Parashara Smriti? The translation of the verse is: " In the Krita, one should quit a country itself ; one ...
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What is explanation giving by appayya dikshita to Brahma sutra 1:3:38

Can any one explain what appayya dikshita explained about Brahma sutra Shankara bhashya 1:3:38.
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Is translation of the following excerpt from Appayya Dikshita's Brahma Sutra Bhashya available in English?

Can anyone provide English translation of the following texts which are from Appayya Dikshita's Brahmasutra Bhasya? Has this text been translated into English? णाजातशत्रुणा का लोके माह्मणस्य महावि वि...
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What is a bhashya? What rules are there to write bhashya?

What is bhashya (commentary)? What is the method for writing bhashyas? Which scripture tells us about bhashya? Do Puranas talk about bhashyas?
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Did any Advaitin claim that Sayanacharya interpreted Vedas wrongly in his commentaries?

Sayanacharya wrote Bhashyas/commentaries on Vedas. Did any Advaita Acharya or any Advaitins ever claim that Sayanacharya's Bhashyas have errors?
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What are some Shaivacharyas's commentry on Brahmasutras? What does it Proclaim?

I am wondering that if Just as Vaishnavacharyas have written various commentaries on Brahmasutras, or Shaivacharyas also have also written their own commentaries on Brahmasutras, Vedas, Gita and ...
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Are there any commentaries on Saraswati sahastra naamavali?

Lalitha sahastra naamavali (1000 names of Lalitha) is present in Brahmanda Purana. It is popular and has some Telugu commentaries like Sowbhagya Bhaskara Bhashyam. Saraswathi sahastranaamam is present ...
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Kashmir Shaivism on 10 major Upanishads

Bhagavadpad Adi Shankaracharya commentary on Upanishads is no doubt a masterpiece, but it is very detailed, sometimes so much detailed that a beginner like me feel completely lost in a completely ...
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Is Adi Shankaracharya's commentary (some parts) Arthavāda?

Is adi shankaracharya's commentary(some parts) ARTHAVĀDA? For example : The ignorant following the diverse ways of ignorance, flatter themselves that their objects have been accomplished. As these ...
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Do any commentators told about interpolation of puranas?

Commentators told about interpolation in Puranas Which Purana do commentators takes as authentic ? Do any commentators list interpolation puranas ?
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Do Adi shankaracharya mentioned Nalayira Divya Prabandam?

Do Adi shankaracharya mentioned Nalayira Divya Prabandam in this commentaries and his scriptures
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What is the explanation for Devi bhagavatam 4:20:36?

What is the explanation and commentary (if any) that Sri Nilakantha Dikshita has provided for Devi Bhagavatam 4:20:36-37? Is the translation for the same available? [Devi bhagavatam 4:20:36-37] : O ...
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Does Devi bhagavatam contain interpolation?

Does Devi bhagavatam contain interpolations? Did anyone write a commentary on it?
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Is there an English translation of Parimala of Shri Appaya Diskhita available?

Is there an English translation of Parimala of Shri Appaya Diskhita available? Please provide the link for the same. More about this work (from here): Kalpataruparimala : Bhagavadpada Adi Sri ...
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Is the commentary on Bhagavatam by Sridhara Swami available?

Is Sridhara Swami's commentary on Bhagavatam available now in English or Telugu? Is the Gita Press translation of the Bhagavatam based on Sridhara Swami's commentary?
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Does a commentary exist for the Linga Purana?

Are commentaries available for the following Puranas? Linga Purana Shiva Purana Devi Purana Skanda Purana Do these books have commentaries?
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Do gita mentioned qualities of godhead?

Did bhagavad gita mentioned about qualities of godhead lord Krishna { do shankaracharya mentioned qualities of godhead in gita bhashya}
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Which commentary of the Bhagavata Gita is the best? [closed]

Sridhara Swami, Adi Shankara & Madhusudana Sarasvati- these 3 stalwarts of Advaita philosophy have composed their respective commentaries on the Bhagavata Gita but neither of them can be ...
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Does the Bhagavata Purana ignore Sanskrit grammar?

The Bhagavata Purana is one of the most celebrated Puranas in the Indian tradition, with extensive commentaries from various Acharyas across the centuries. Being a popular scripture, it has inspired ...
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Commentaries for Shiva taking linga form from Shiva Maha Purana

Puranas of Sanatha dharma allows different types of interpretations. Some are historical, some are metaphorical, some are symbolical, some are allegorical, some are scientific facts including ...
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Where can I get Sri Vidyaranya's Veda Bhashya?

Where can I get Sri Vidyaranya's Veda Bhashya ? Where will it be available?
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Commentaries by Tantrika Acharyas on Mukhya Upanishads

Did Any Acharya like Bhaskaracharya, Utapaladeva, Abhinavagupta etc. from Tantrika sect write their own commentary on Mukhya Upanishads? If yes, Please share the link to the book/text.
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What is the oldest commentary on the Vedas (Saṃhitās)?

What is the oldest commentary, extant or otherwise, ever written on the Saṃhitā portion of the Vedas? Assuming no commentary was written prior to 1000 A.D, what could be the reason for this? P.S. ...
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