(Because Siva is called Sankara for his doing good to all, by removal of their misfortunes).
Though Sankara makes this to be the teaching of the Sutras, in another place he insists that Brahman is without attributes.
Sankara, however, bore that downpour on him with a cheerful heart.
Malati is persuaded that the god Sankara is to be propitiated with offerings of flowers gathered by one's self.
Sankara maintains that the Sutra in question teaches the latter; the soul is everywhere.
For the performance of the task of the gods thou hast obtained the sight of Sankara.
When the illustrious Sankara slew Tripura, even this was the weapon which he shot and by which many mighty Asuras were consumed.
It is, says Sankara, "appearance without Being; it is like the deception of a dream."
On the whole it may be said that Sankara is a thorough-going Vedantist and pantheist.
By the contrivance of Kamandaki, a second interview between the lovers takes place in the public garden of the temple of Sankara.