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The Sage of Kanchi - Book on Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati

Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati, the 68th Sankaracharya, through his unfathomable wisdom and unselfish work showed the world how to overcome the illusion of individuality and deal equally with all living beings.

The book ‘The Sage of Kanchi’ edited by R. Balasubramanian sheds light on the philosophical teachings and social works of Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati. The book contains essays written by eminent scholars who have had personal experience with Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati.

The price of the book is Rs. 75.

For more details:
R. Balasubramanian – Editor;
Adi Sankara Advaita Research Centre, 17, (Old No. 8-A),
Bishop Wallers Avenue (West),
Near C.I.T. Colony, Mylapore,
Chennai – 600004.

“The Vedas are eternal and are the source of all creation. Their greatness is to be known in many ways. Their sound produces in our nadis (subtle nerve channels), as well as in the atmosphere, vibrations that are salutary not only to our own Self but to the entire world—to the good of mankind as well as of all other creatures.” Sri Chandrashekharendra Saraswati

"We wish to enjoy the fruits of virtue without being morally good and without doing anything meritorious." Why?

The sage quotes Arjuna to Krishna, and this aptly describes the real reason: "No man wants to commit sin." Even so, Krishna replies: "It is desire. Yes, it is desire, Arjuna."

And the sage of Kanchi comments: "We try to gain the object of our desire with no thought of right or wrong (dharma or adharma). Sri Chandrashekharendra Saraswati