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The Brahma Sutra Sankarabhasya

The Brahma Sutra Sankarabhasya – Up to Iksatyadhikarana with the commentaries `Bhasya-ratna-prabha' and `Sri Krishnacarana-bhusanam' is a new book from Adi Sankara Advaita Research Centre, Chennai.

Brahma Sutras is one among the three basic texts in Vedanta, the other two being Upanishads and Bhagavad Gita. Brahma Sutras is credited to Badarayan and in it the concepts of Vedanta are presented in an orderly manner.

The book is scholarly in nature and delves into the vast ocean of Vedanta.

From K. Vedamurthy review of the book in the Hindu

On the whole, the publication stands out as a superbly researched and exquisitely executed work, which is in a class of its own.

The Sanskrit text is preceded by an elaborate introduction in English by Veezhinathan, an eminent scholar. The theory of superimposition of the not-Self upon the Self, the need for a two-fold definition of the Self, the criterion of perceptuality of knowledge, the mode of interpretation of the texts such as `Tat tvam asi', and the concepts of jivan-mukti and videha-mukti — all these are explained clearly and in simple language.