shankaracharya

Shankaracharya?

Why is Adi Shankaracharya famous?
Adi Shankaracharya is considered the originator of the Advaita tradition. Shankaracharya has been counted among the highest philosophers not only of India but of the world. His Advaita philosophy has been considered as the philosophy of philosophy. He is considered the best in Indian religious philosophy.

Who can become Shankaracharya?
What is the qualification to become Shankaracharya
This qualification is necessary for the appointment of Shankaracharya on all the four backs of the country - Tyagi should be Brahmin, Brahmachari, Dandi should be Sanyasi, should be a knower of Sanskrit, Chaturveda, Vedanta and Puranas, should not be political.


Whose incarnation is Shankaracharya considered to be?
In the Smarta sect, Adi Shankaracharya is considered an incarnation of Shiva.

What is the meaning of Shankaracharya?
Shankaracharya is the post of supreme religious teacher in Hindu religion, which is not man-made like Dalai Lama in Buddhism and Pope in Christian religion, but established by God himself incarnate. The tradition of this post was started by Adi Guru Shankaracharya.

How many Shankaracharyas are there in the country?
Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati was Shankaracharya of two monasteries

He breathed his last at the age of 99 in Narsinghpur, Madhya Pradesh. Swaroopanand Saraswati was the Shankaracharya of two of the four Maths of India. He was the 44th Shankaracharya of Jyotirmath and 79th Shankaracharya of Sharda Math.

Who is the Guru of Hinduism?
Shankaracharya is the post of supreme religious teacher in Hinduism, which is considered equal to Dalai Lama in Buddhism and Pope in Christianity. The tradition of this post was started by Adi Guru Shankaracharya.

Which are the 4 Peethas of Shankaracharya?
 Adi Shankara established four mathas: the Badrikashrama Jyotirpeeth in the north, the Sharada Peetha at Dwarka in the west, the Govardhana Peetha in Puri in the east, and the Sringeri Sharada Peetha in Chikkamagalur district of Karnataka.

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