Shankara Quotes

Shankara (circa 700) was an 8th century Indian philosopher and theologian. His written commentaries and teachings on the Brahma Sutras, Principal Upanishads, and Bhagavad Gita are said to have unified Indian philosophical thought. He is credited with establishing the Advaita Vedanta school of Hindu philosophy. Many different stories and uncertainties exist surrounding Shankara’s life. His best known work is the Brahmasutrabhasya, a commentary on the Brahma Sutra, which is a fundamental text of the Vedanta school of Hinduism.

One Journey Quotations

Quotes by Shankara…

Fear not… there is no danger for you. There is a way to cross over the ocean of the world, and by this way the wise men have reached the shore. This same way I point out to you, for it is the way to destroy the world’s fear. Crossing the ocean of the world by this way, you will win perfect peace.

Shankara (circa 700)