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.
8th-century Hindu philosopher and theologian
|Name in native language|
|Date of birth||c. 788 (statement with Gregorian date earlier than 1584)|
|Date of death||c. 820|
|Field of work|
This category has the following 9 subcategories, out of 9 total.
- Adi Shankara in art (1 C, 9 F)
- Adi Shankara temples (12 C, 10 F)
- Jyotirmath (4 F)
- Monuments and memorials to Adi Shankara (6 C, 5 F)
Media in category "Adi Shankara"
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- 0121621 Sun Temple, Gwalior Madhya Pradesh 089.jpg 961 × 1,280; 1.64 MB
- Adi Sankara at SAT Temple.jpg 1,920 × 1,280; 1.19 MB
- Adi Sankaracharya with disciples.jpg 1,531 × 2,161; 1.38 MB
- Gaudapada Mandukya Karika manuscript page sample i, Sanskrit, Devanagari script.jpg 2,376 × 1,788; 1.28 MB
- Saundarya-Lahari.pdf 704 × 1,041, 89 pages; 4.94 MB
- శంకాచార్యుడు ప్రేమమందిరం.jpg 853 × 1,100; 339 KB