by Shankara | 1921 | 49,785 words | ISBN-13: 9788175051065

The Vivekachudamani is a collection of poetical couplets authored by Shankara around the eighth century. The philosophical school this compilation attempts to expose is called ‘Advaita Vedanta’, or non-dualism, one of the classical orthodox philosophies of Hinduism. The book teaches Viveka: discrimination between the real and the unreal. Shankara d...

दुर्गन्धधूतागरुदिव्यवासना ।
संघर्षणेनैव विभाति सम्यग्
विधूयमाने सति बाह्यगन्धे ॥ २७३ ॥

durgandhadhūtāgarudivyavāsanā |
saṃgharṣaṇenaiva vibhāti samyag
vidhūyamāne sati bāhyagandhe || 273 ||

273. The lovely odour of the Agaru (agalochum) which is hidden by a powerful stench due to its contact with water etc., manifests itself as soon as the foreign smell has been fully removed by rubbing.

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