Tags: bhagavatpada

Need for upAsanA

[Query] Why do we need to do upasana for moksha when we are already athma swaroopam? It is alarming to see the number of questions I see in the mailbox every day that reflect an attitude similar to that of the current questioner. Advice to the members… more »

shankara and pariNAmavAda

Every commentator on saundaryalaharI, with the exception of pravarasena’s son, describes shrI shankara bhagavatpAda as the author of saundaryalaharI. The reasons stated by those who doubt the authorship of bhagavatpAda are summarized below: 1. saundary… more »

Shankara quoted in shrIvidyA prasthAnatrayI bhAShya: 1

saubhAgyabhAskara Quote 1: ghaTamahaM jAnAmItyeva j~nAnAkArAt “jAnAmIti tameva bhAntamanubhAtyetatsamastaM jagat” iti shrImadAchAryabhagavatpAdokteH | Quote 2: Yadyapi bhagavatpAdaiH (viShNoH sahasranAma) bhAShye tatrArthabhedo varNitaH tathApi arth… more »