Sri Shankaracharya: Writings

Sivananda Lahari or Inundation of Divine Bliss of Sri Sankaracarya

Sivananda Lahari or Inundation of Divine Bliss of Sri Sankaracarya

Hundred verses in praise of Lord Shiva. Devanagari text, transliteration; English translation by Swami Tapasyananda.

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Stavamala – Audio CD

Stavamala – Audio CD

14 hymns of Sri Sankaracarya, including Bhajagovindam, Gurustava, Dakshinamurtistotram, and others, sung by Swami Sarvagananda. CD in MP3 format.

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Tattvabodha: Insights into Vedanta

Tattvabodha: Insights into Vedanta

A text of Advaita Vedanta ascribed to Sri Sankaracharya, with Devanagari text, transliteration, word-by-word meanings, translation, and commentary based on Sri Ramakrishna's and Swami Vivekananda's teachings. Topics have been divided into chapters and each idea has been helpfully commented upon in detail

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Upadesa Sahasri of Sri Sankaracarya

Upadesa Sahasri of Sri Sankaracarya

A thousand teachings expounding the non-duality of the Self for the enlightenment of the seeker after liberation. Devanagari text, English translation, notes.

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Vakyavritti and Atmajnanopadeshavidhi of Sri Sankaracharya

Vakyavritti and Atmajnanopadeshavidhi of Sri Sankaracharya

Two short works, the first of which is an exposition of the mahavakyas, Aham Brahmasmi and Tat Tvam Asi proclaiming the identity of the individual self and the Ultimate Reality. The second is a Means to Perfection of Self-Knowledge. Devanagari text, word-for-word meanings, English translation, notes.

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Vivekacudamani

Vivekacudamani

English translation with the scholarly and profound commentary of Sri Chandrashekhara Bharati, the thirty-fourth abbot of Srngeri Math. Devanagari and transliterated text.

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Vivekacudamani of Sri Sankaracarya / Madhavananda

Vivekacudamani of Sri Sankaracarya / Madhavananda

This work of Sri Sankaracarya is a masterpiece of Advaita Vedanta literature. A graceful and scholarly translation by Swami Madhavananda. Devanagari text, English translation and notes.

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Vivekacudamani of Sri Sankaracarya / Turiyananda

Vivekacudamani of Sri Sankaracarya / Turiyananda

A free English translation, bordering on a commentary, by one of the direct disciples of Sri Ramakrishna. This commentary comes from a transcription of talks given by the swami at Shanti Ashrama (1901-1902) and taken down in shorthand and later transcribed by an ashrama member, Ida Ansell. Devanagari and transliterated text.

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