Sri Shankaracharya: Writings

Aparokshanubhuti: Self-Realization of Sri Shankaracharya

Aparokshanubhuti: Self-Realization of Sri Shankaracharya

Devanagari text, word-for-word meanings, English translation, and notes.

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Bhaja Govindam of Sri Sankaracarya

Bhaja Govindam of Sri Sankaracarya

Composed by Shankaracharya, these verses express the highest truths of Vedanta, so essential for man's mental and spiritual health, in simple language.  This booklet provides the Devanagari text, followed by transliteration and English translation of each verse.  Translation by Swami Nikhilananda.

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Collection from Sankara’s Commentaries on the ‘Prasthanatraya’

Collection from Sankara’s Commentaries on the ‘Prasthanatraya’

To propound the philosophy of Advaita Vedanta or Non-dualism, Shankaracharya had written commentaries on 'Prasthanatraya' - the Bhagavad Gita, the twelve major Upanishads and the Brahmasutras. In this volume, the author has presented about two thousand five hundred important and memorable sentences collected from all these commentaries. The text presents each sentence in Devanagari script, followed by transliteration, and English rendering of the text by either Swami Madhavananda or Swami Gambhirananda.

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Dakshinamurti Stotra

Dakshinamurti Stotra

Includes Sureshwaracharyas commentary, Manasollasa, and Pranava Vartika, and also Dakshinamurti Upanishad. Devanagari text, English translation, and extensive introduction and notes by the translator.

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Dakshinamurti Stotra with Manasollasa

Dakshinamurti Stotra with Manasollasa

Devanagari text, English translation, and Sureswarachara's gloss.

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Direct Experience of Reality

Direct Experience of Reality

Verses from Aparokshanubhuti of Sri Shankaracharya with a commentary by Hari Prasad Shastri. English only.

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Hastamalaka Stotram

Hastamalaka Stotram

'Who are you?' 'Where do you come from?' These questions begin the dialogue between Sri Sankaracharya and a remarkable small boy, Hastamalaka, who reveals here his Self-knowledge - as clear to him as a fruit on the palm of his hand.

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Laghuvakyavrtti of Sri Sankaracarya with Commentary

Laghuvakyavrtti of Sri Sankaracarya with Commentary

A short exposition on the meanings and implications of the mahavakyas (great sayings expressing the oneness of the individual soul with Brahman) with the commentary entitled Puspanjali. Devanagari texts of both original and commentary, word-for-word meanings, English translation, notes.

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Pancikaranam of Sri Shankaracharya

Pancikaranam of Sri Shankaracharya

A short work on the philosophy of Advaita and the contemplation of Om. Includes the Varttika (verse commentary) of Sri Sureswaracharya. Text and Varttika in Devanagari, word-for-word meanings, English translation, commentary, and glossary.

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