Shankarasvamin, Śaṅkarasvāmin, Shankara-svamin: 1 definition
Shankarasvamin 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.
The Sanskrit term Śaṅkarasvāmin can be transliterated into English as Sankarasvamin or Shankarasvamin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Kavya (poetry)Source: Wisdom Library: Kathāsaritsāgara
1) Śaṅkarasvāmin (शङ्करस्वामिन्) is the of Brāhman living in the city of Pāṭaliputra. His story was narrated to Vyāḍi and Indradatta in the tale called ‘the two Brāhman brothers’, according to Kathāsaritsāgara, chapter 2. Saṅkarasvāmin had two sons named Varṣa and Upavarṣa.
2) Śaṅkarasvāmin (शङ्करस्वामिन्) is the name of a rich man from the city Ujjayinī, according to the story “Śiva and Mādhava”, in the Kathāsaritsāgara, chapter 24. His story was told by princess Kanakarekhā to her father Paropakārin in order to demonstrate that “all kinds of deceptions are practised on the earth by rogues”.
The Kathāsaritsāgara (‘ocean of streams of story’), mentioning Saṅkarasvāmin, is a famous Sanskrit epic story revolving around prince Naravāhanadatta and his quest to become the emperor of the vidyādharas (celestial beings). The work is said to have been an adaptation of Guṇāḍhya’s Bṛhatkathā consisting of 100,000 verses, which in turn is part of a larger work containing 700,000 verses.
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
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The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 1340 < [Chapter 17 - Examination of the Definition of Sense-perception]
Verse 755 < [Chapter 13 - Examination of Sāmānya (the ‘universal’)]
Verse 2520 < [Chapter 24b - Arguments against the reliability of the Veda (the Revealed Word)]
The Buddhist Philosophy of Universal Flux (by Satkari Mookerjee)
Chapter XXV - Prasaṅgānumāna < [Part II - Logic and Epistemology]
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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 20 - Dialectical criticisms of Śāntarakṣita and Kamalaśīla (a.d. 760) < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]