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Select Works of Sri Sankaracharya

Select Works of Sri Sankaracharya (New)

by Ventakaramanan, S

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Binding: Paperback

Book ID: 9788177693010, 8177693018

Price: $7.95

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The subject of Hindu philosophy has long been a branch of intellectual knowledge that has teased and enticed non-Hindu scholars and students. But what are the main reflections of Sri Sankaracharya, and when did he write these words of enlightenment? It has been said of Sri Sankaracharya that his elaborate commentaries on the Vedanta aphorism, the Bhagvad-Gita and the Upanishads reawakened the true form of the Brahmanical faith, following long period of moral and religious decline. How is this reflected upon today, and what are the main messages of his work? A glance at these selected verses, produced in both Sanskrit and English, will perhaps open our minds to these ancient ideas, which remain as pertinent today as ever. Translated by S. Venkataramanan, this book brings the themes of Hindu philosophy to a broader audience and a wider readership.

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