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Śrīdharasvāmin or Śrīdhara is one of the few commentators belonging to the Advaita school of Vedānta who has tried to harmonize jñāna<ref>Jñāna means knowledge.</ref> and bhakti<ref>Bhakti means devotion.</ref> in his writings. He probably lived in the 15th century A. D. A brāhmaṇa from Maharashtra, he lived in Gujarat. He was a householder and an apparently insignificant incident in his life made him renounce the world and become a sanyāsin. His works are:
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Śrīdharasvāmin or Śrī[[dhara]] is one of the few commentators belonging to the [[Advaita]] school of Vedānta who has tried to harmonize jñāna<ref>Jñāna means knowledge.</ref> and [[bhakti]]<ref>[[Bhakti]] means devotion.</ref> in his writings. He probably lived in the 15th century A. D. A brāhmaṇa from Maharashtra, he lived in Gujarat. He was a householder and an apparently insignificant incident in his life made him renounce the world and become a sanyāsin. His works are:
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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Latest revision as of 15:16, 19 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Sridharasvamin, ZridharasvAmin, shridharasvaamin


Śrīdharasvāmin or Śrīdhara is one of the few commentators belonging to the Advaita school of Vedānta who has tried to harmonize jñāna[1] and bhakti[2] in his writings. He probably lived in the 15th century A. D. A brāhmaṇa from Maharashtra, he lived in Gujarat. He was a householder and an apparently insignificant incident in his life made him renounce the world and become a sanyāsin. His works are:

  1. Subodhinī - It is a commentary on the Bhagavadgitā.
  2. Bhāvārthadīpikā - It is a commentary on the Bhāgavata.
  3. Ātmaprakāśa - It is a commentary on the Viṣṇupurāṇa

His writings are quite popular among the students of Vedānta.


References

  1. Jñāna means knowledge.
  2. Bhakti means devotion.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore