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Summary: Adi Shankaracharya belonged to the 5th century BC only and this has been corroborated by various authentic records. As discussed here, the person dated to the 8th century is Abhinava Shankara. The main research is contained in a book, the ‘Age of Sankara’ by T.S. Narayana Sastri, of which I’ve given few extracts which were relevant in my opinion. ...


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There is a discussion on jagat (universe) in Brahma Sutra I.i.2. That (is Brahman) from which (are derived) the birth etc. of this (universe). Brahma Sutra I.i.2 .............. (So the meaning of this whole aphorism is):That omniscient and omnipotent source must be Brahman from which occur the birth, continuance, and dissolution of this universe that is ...


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Shankaracharya writes in his Srih Jivamuktananda-lahari verse 20, The Wave of Bliss of the Liberated While Alive (published in Advaita-Prakarana-Manjari: A Bouquet of Non-Dual Texts translators Dr. H. Ramamoorthy and Nome: brahma-satyam jagan-mithya jivo brahmaiva naparah anena vedyam sacchastram-iti vedanta-dindimah Brahman is the truth, the universe [...


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It is unlikely that the moulded gold/ brass srichakra that we see in those temples today was installed during adi shankaracharya's time. Wooden idols were used during those times leave alone stone or metal idols or religious insignia. Madhaviya shankara Vijaya does not mention adi Shankaracharya installing srichakras at any of those temples. In sringeri, the ...


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