Author: Sridevi Rao
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171678688
Printed on art paper, this is the fascinating story of a child prodigy, brilliant debater, beloved teacher, revolutionary thinker and social reformer.
In the eighth century, a young sanyasi became ancient India’s greatest philosopher and theologian. Adi Sankaracharya was the leading exponent of Advaita Vedanta, a philosophy that has influenced thinkers till today.
In a short life of just thirty two years, Adi Sankaracharya left an indelible mark on Hindu thought and religion. At a time when Hinduism was on a decline, he placed it once again on firm spiritual foundations. Beginning from Kerala he traveled ceaselessly across the Indian subcontinent, becoming a spiritual uniting force of the land. He also established the monastic order of the Sankeracharya mathas.
THE CHARITAVALI SERIES
Charitavali is a series of biographies dedicated to the legendary figures of India. The series presents the lives of great kings, freedom fighters, political thinkers, social reformers, pioneers of industry, eminent scientists, dancers and film stars, writers and sports people.
These biographies have been written for the reader who is curious about the life, achievement and character of these legends. Full of fascinating stories and facts, written in an easy. Story telling style, these biographies will make these great Indians and their times come alive for the reader.
The Voice of Hinduism
The Child Prodigy
The Sage and The Son
The Teacher and Reformer
Architect of the Hindu Identity