Adi Shankara (philosopher)
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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 (1227 years ago) in Kalady
- nationality: India
- religion: Hinduism
- profession: Philosopher
- died in (1195 years ago) in Kedarnath
- written works: "Soundarya Lahari", "Bhaja Govindam", "Vivekachudamani", "BhavanyaShtakam", "The crest jewel of wisdom", "Amaru Shataka", "Shrīmacchaṅkarāmukhaviniḥsṛtaṃ Gāyatrītantram", "Śivānandalaharī of Śaṅkarācārya", "Sarbabedānta-siddhāntasāra-sangrahaḥ", "The Atma-Bodha (self-wisdom) of Shankara-Acharya", "Ānandalaharī", "Raja-Yoga", "Direct awareness of the self", "Thousand teachings", "Select works of Sri Sankaracharya", "Atma Shatkam"
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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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