- a.d. 789?–821?, Hindu Vedantist philosopher and teacher.
Also called Shan·ka·ra·char·ya [shuhng-ker-uh-chahr-yuh] /ˈʃʌŋ kər əˈtʃɑr yə/.
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It is the head-quarters of the Jagat-guru or successor of Shankaracharya in the headship of the Smartas.Chaitanya's Life And Teachings
Krishna das Kaviraja
- 9th century ad, Hindu philosopher and teacher; chief exponent of Vedanta philosophy
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