Sankaracharya

Sankaracharya : The Crest-Jewel of Wisdom

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FRESH and glowing as it was in the days of the Great Sage, Sankaracharya, The Crest-Jewel bears the ancient glory that is Wisdom into our own time. In its precise and beautiful language, and in that of the other writings of the Sage, which are included in this volume, is presented his brilliant synthesis of all that is best in the Upanishads--the reality of Spirit. As it was the work of Gautama the Buddha to "scatter broadcast throughout the world the teachings of India's Golden Days," so it was the work of Sankaracharya to preserve these teachings, to explain them, and to mark them with a spirit and interest which will not die. It was by the reforming and refreshing of the Doctrine instituted by Sankaracharya at a critical time that the Brahmans were enabled to carry forth the sacred flame of knowledge and spirituality through dark and difficult centuries.show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.65mm | 308.44g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514218526
  • 9781514218525
  • 2,427,793

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