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Select Works of Sri Sankaracharya

tr. by S. Venkataramanan


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Shankara, an Indian philosopher, probably lived in the 8th century CE. He taught the unity of the soul and God, the 'Advaita' (non-dualistic) branch of Vedanta Hinduism. This is a short sampler of some of his important texts, originally published as a Sanskrit primer with each verse also given in Sanskrit. This etext includes the English translation only.--J.B. Hare, December 28th, 2008.

Title Page
Hymn to Hari
The Ten-versed Hymn.
Hymn to Dakshinamurti
Direct Realisation
The Century of Verses.
Knowledge of Self
Commentary on the Text
Definition of One's Own Self