[ shuhng-ker-uh ]
/ ˈʃʌŋ kər ə /
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a.d. 789?–821?, Hindu Vedantist philosopher and teacher.
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Also called Shan·ka·ra·char·ya [shuhng-ker-uh-chahr-yuh]. /ˈʃʌŋ kər əˈtʃɑr yə/.
Words nearby Shankara
Shangri-la, Shang Ti, Shanhaiguan, shank, Shankar, Shankara, Shankaracharya, Shankly, shankpiece, shanks' mare, shanks's pony
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How to use Shankara in a sentence
Maugham once confided to Christopher Isherwood his unrealized wish, when he turned seventy, to return to India and study Shankara.Maugham's Love Life|Brad Gooch|June 3, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Every swami belongs to the ancient monastic order which was organized in its present form by Shankara.
This philosophy of monism received its highest expression in the Upanishad commentaries of Shankara.
We made a pilgrimage to the ancient Srinagar temple of Swami Shankara.
Shankara's date is a center of the usual scholastic dispute.
Yet Shankara, the ancient founder of the Swami Order, disregarded the injunctions.