Conquest of the Four Quarters: Traditional Accounts of the Life of Śaṅkara

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Aditya Prakashan, 2000 - Advaita - 392 pages
This study examines the hagiographies composed prior to and including the Sankara digvijaya ,eight works in all.Selections from seven previously untranslated texts are presented here for the first time.The book considers how Sankara has been received in India,focusing specifically on the conceptual models upon which his life story is constructed.Firstly,there are the mythic foundations.Secondly,the sense of place is established through the narratives of ? Sankara s all-India tour.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
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Sources for Verses in Madhavas ŚDV 351
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SOURCES FOR THE LIFE OF SANKARA
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