Shamkaravijayam, Śaṃkaravijayaṃ, Shankara Vijayam: 1 definition



Shamkaravijayam means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Shankara Vijayams are traditional biographies of the Advaita philosopher Adi Shankara. The main Shankaravijayams are:

  • Madhavīya Shankaravijayam (of Madhava, c. 14th century)
  • Anandagirīya Shankaravijayam (of Anandagiri, not extant)
  • Cidvilāsīya Shankaravijayam (of Chidvilasa, c. between 15th century and 17th century
  • Keralīya Shankaravijayam (extant in Kerala, c. 17th century)
  • Anantanadagiri Shankaravijayam (extant from 15th century, but controversial in nature)

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