Shankaracharya ( 788 - 820 )

Shankaracharya ( also spelled Shenkara, or Shankara) was a great Indian Hindu philosopher and reformer. He was proponent of Advaita ( non-dualism) philosophy. He established four Hindu monasteries in four corners of India.

  • Cooking is impossible without fire, and liberation is impossible without knowledge.
  • A man weeps on dreaming of the death of a living friend, and rejoices on dreaming of a dead friend come to life; griefs and joys of the waking state may last longer, but in eternity these are as unreal as those of the dreams.

Kasa No Iratsume

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