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Conquest of the four quarters : traditional accounts of the life of Śaṅkara

Bader, Jonathan


Some seven hundred years after Sankara wrote the learned commentaries that established his reputation as one of the foremost interpreters of Vedanta, a series of hagiographies began to emerge which glorified him as an incarnation of Siva. Although they were composed exclusively in Sanskrit, these works eventually secured him a place in popular culture. One text in particular stands out from the rest, the Sankaradigvijaya of Madhava. This work, composed between 1650 and 1800, skilfully...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-02
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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