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Adi Shankara – also known as Shankaracharya and Shankara Bhagavatpada, spelled variously as Sankaracharya, Śaṅkarācārya, Śaṅkara Bhagavatpāda, Śaṅkara Bhagavatpādācārya – was one of the most revered Hindu philosophers and theologians from India who consolidated the doctrine of Advaita Vedanta.
- also known as Adi Sankara, Śaṅkarācārya
- born in (1228 years ago) in Kalady
- nationality: India
- profession: Philosopher
- died in (1196 years ago) in Kedarnath
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Adi Shankara (also known as Samkara), one of India's greatest sages, wrote Advaita Vedanta, the Vedanta treatise, among other texts.
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Adi Shankara Bhagavatpada
Adi Shankara Bhagavatpada (8th Century A.D), Philosopher, Theologian, Social reformer and Proponent of Advaita Vedanta (Philosophy of Non-Duality) school of thought.
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