Vivekacudamani of Sri Sankaracarya

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  • Vivekacudamani  of Sri Sankaracarya

Shankara's Vivekachudamani is a popular Vedanta text often quoted due to its authenticity. We offer three translations, each with their own style of translation..

  • 271 pages, Indian paperback - Turiyananda
    ISBN 81-7120-405-8
  • 232 pages Indian paperback, Madhavananda 81-7505-106-X
    147 pages US paperback, Prabhavananda 0-87481-038-8
Shankara's Vivekachudamani is a popular Vedanta text often quoted due to its authenticity. We sell three translations. The first two translations have the original Devanagri text with translation. The Turiyananda translation also offers transliteration for those who can't read Sanskrit.:

Of special note, Swami Turiyananda was a disciple of Sri Ramakrishna. His translation is from transcribed notes taken by Ida Ansell, an American devotee who attended the swami's classes at the turn of the century.

The next translation is a more popular traditional translation by Swami Madhavananda.
The book comes with Devanagri text and English translation.

The third translation is by Swami Prabhavananda. The priority in this translation is to render the verses in good English.Our swami worked with noted author Christoper Isherwood to make an easily readable translation.

Note that each of the translations are a different rendering of the same verses..
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One of the best

If You are earnestly want to selfrealize,
and love Vedanta, that is one of the best!

Review By Davor Ararankovic

Vivekacudamani of Sri Sankaracarya

Very well explained. One of the best explanations of a remarkable treatise from Shankaracharya

Review By Thomas Klugh

To Dualist or not to Dualist...

For decades I've read only the dualist point of view. Now I'm reading the non-dualist and find I can relate to it much more. Specifically, the dualist POV always made me feel less than and involved a lot of finger-pointing. Now I'm being told I don't have to feel that way, that I'm a very much a part of everything that is, and I can feel good about that because I AM THAT.
I also wonder if when Sri Sankaracarya wrote this, did he know then that I'd be reading it now? Hmmmm...
A beautiful book indeed.