Adi Shankara (Malayalam: ആദി ശങ്കരന്, Devanāgarī: आदि शङ्कर, [IAST] Ādi Śaṅkara, pronounced aːd̪i ɕaŋkərə); (788 CE - 820 CE), also known as Śaṅkara Bhagavatpādācārya and Ādi Śaṅkarācārya, was an Indian philosopher who consolidated the doctrine of en:Advaita Vedanta, the most influential sub-school of Vedanta. His teachings are based on the unity of the en:jiva and en:Brahman, in which Brahman is viewed as en:Nirguna Brahman. He hailed from Kalady of present day Kerala.
This category has the following 8 subcategories, out of 8 total.
- ► Adi Shankara in art (1 C, 5 F)
- ► Adi Shankara temples (7 C, 4 F)
- ► Jyotirmath (3 F)
- ► Monuments and memorials to Adi Shankara (6 C, 5 F)