Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Upadesa Sahasri: A Thousand Teachings” as Want to Read:
Upadesa Sahasri: A Thousand Teachings
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Upadesa Sahasri: A Thousand Teachings

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  21 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Upadeshasahasri written by Sri Sankara, the great Teacher, is translated into English with explanatory footnotes, which will be found useful by readers while going through the book. References to Upanishads, the Vedanta Aphorisms and the Bhagavad-Gita mostly quoted by the author have been carefully traced and shown at the bottom of the pages, which, it is presumed, will th ...more
Paperback, 317 pages
Published June 28th 1987 by Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai (first published June 24th 1941)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Upadesa Sahasri, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Upadesa Sahasri

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 104)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Thomas
Jul 08, 2009 Thomas rated it liked it
A concise and rich presentation of advaita vendanta. At times it is a bit difficult to fathom and the arguments are somewhat opaque, but I think this is the fault of an occasionally clunky translation. Sankara's commentary on Guadapada's Karika is not necessarily easier to comprehend, but it seems to cohere a little better while explaining many of the same principles. (it could be that Nikhilanada is simply the superior translator.)

One interesting thing about this work is that it explains how a
...more
BookDB
BookDB marked it as to-read
Sep 24, 2016
Ajit Nimkar
Ajit Nimkar marked it as to-read
Aug 05, 2016
Venkat Gururajan
Venkat Gururajan marked it as to-read
Jul 25, 2016
Bharath Ramakrishnan
Bharath Ramakrishnan marked it as to-read
Jul 07, 2016
Sreenivas
Sreenivas rated it it was amazing
Jul 02, 2016
Ramesh
Ramesh marked it as to-read
May 18, 2016
Hans Noli
Hans Noli marked it as to-read
May 17, 2016
GULSHAN KUMAR
GULSHAN KUMAR is currently reading it
May 16, 2016
Anuradha Vadlapudi
Anuradha Vadlapudi rated it it was amazing
Mar 03, 2016
guaritore
guaritore marked it as to-read
Feb 26, 2016
Pramod
Pramod marked it as to-read
Jan 29, 2016
Cristian Avram
Cristian Avram marked it as to-read
Jan 22, 2016
SUNIL PANGOTRA
SUNIL PANGOTRA marked it as to-read
Jan 21, 2016
Sn Sharma
Sn Sharma marked it as to-read
Jan 10, 2016
Sebastian
Sebastian marked it as to-read
Dec 31, 2015
Frank
Frank marked it as to-read
Dec 24, 2015
Anand G
Anand G marked it as to-read
Dec 20, 2015
Dev Dutta
Dev Dutta marked it as to-read
Nov 29, 2015
Satish Datt
Satish Datt marked it as to-read
Oct 26, 2015
Nirthika Premkumar
Nirthika Premkumar marked it as to-read
Oct 18, 2015
Jency Jeejo
Jency Jeejo marked it as to-read
Sep 18, 2015
Wordsl Dreamsl
Wordsl Dreamsl marked it as to-read
Sep 06, 2015
Dean
Dean is currently reading it
Aug 09, 2015
Edmundo
Edmundo marked it as to-read
Aug 06, 2015
Pramod Y
Pramod Y is currently reading it
Jul 27, 2015
Pruthviraj
Pruthviraj marked it as to-read
Jul 06, 2015
« previous 1 3 4 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
1173661
Adi Shankara(788 CE - 820 CE), also known as Śaṅkara Bhagavatpādācārya and Ādi Śaṅkarācārya was an Indian guru from Kalady of present day Kerala who consolidated the doctrine of advaita vedānta. His teachings are based on the unity of the ātman and brahman— non-dual brahman, in which brahman is viewed as nirguna brahman, brahman without attributes.

Shankara travelled across India and other parts of
...more
More about Adi Shankaracarya...

Share This Book