Jagadguru Sri Adi Shankara: A Short Biography

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Item Code: NAD009
Author: K. Suresh Chandra
Publisher: Sri Jagadguru Shankaracharya Mahasamsthanam
Language: English
Edition: 2010
Pages: 56
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 8.0 inch X 5.3 inch
Weight 70 gm
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Sringeri Sri Shrada Peetham is the first and the foremost of the four amnaya peethams instituted by jagadguru Sri Sahnkaracharya, over 1200 years ago, to propagate Santana dharma. Since then Sri Shrada Peetham has been adorned by an unbroken a deep devotion to the founder –Guru Sri Adi shnkara Bhagavatpada.

The 33rd jagadguru of this peetham, ji sri Saccidananda sivabhainava nrusimha bharati Sri Saccidananda Sivabhinava Nrusimha bharati Mahaswami it took great pains to rediscover kalady the birthplace of Sri Shnkara bhagavatpada and constructed shrines there for the great acharya and constructed shrines there for the great acharya and Sri Sharada in the year 1910. His tradition of celebrating Sri Shnkara jayanthi and brought out the great works of Sri Shankar in printed form for the benefit of mankind.

The year 2010 is the centenary year of the construction and consecration of the sacred shrines at kalady. With the blessings of his holiness jagadguru Sri Bharathi tee the mahaswami ji the presiding and 36th pontiff of Sringeri Sri Sharada pathname the devotees of the peetham embarked upon celebrating the holy occasion in a grand and fitting manner.

As part of the kalady centenary celebrations, devotees were desirous of publishing a short biographical sketch of jagadguru Sri Shankar Bhagavatpada, in English, to spreads the glory of the great master accordingly, this book “jagadguru Sri Adi Shankara” has been brought Endeavour of Sri k. Suresh Chandra in penning this lucid biographical sketch of the supreme guru.

In line with its objective of propagation and sustenance of Santana dharma, Sri Sharada Peetham, Sringeri is making this book available at a subsidized price I am sure all Astikas will find this book inspiring and worth possessing




1 The Sacred Mission 7
2 The advent 11
3 The revelation of greatness 14
4 The inimitable disciple 19
5 Life at Varanasi 22
6 The Four great disciples 25
7 The Four great peethams 29
8 The four peethams 38
9 The Light of a Picture 40
10 The Final departure 43
11 The historic re- shrada peetham and kalady 45
12 Sringeri Sri Sharada peetham and kalady 49
13 Sri Shankar’s works 53


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