Om Sri Ganeshaya Namaha Dear Ganapathiji, Could you please tell us more about the Amnaya Stotram and Tripura Sundari sthawarajam. One of the frequently asked questions is – which among the several AmnAya mantras does a shrIvidyopAsaka recite every day? AmnAya. I will post the summary, as I did for the dvAraka maTha, for the other three AmnAya maTha-s. May be scholars like shrI Charles Wikner*, can.

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Kanchi is one of the seven mokshapuris. I then looked into Madhaviya – sankaravijaya which is regarded by aamnaya people as a correct biography of Sri Sankara. It then occurred to me that Sri Bhagavatpada might have originally intended to establish the Amnaya institutions in the four directions in the four places generally known as chardhamsi.

The Parayana of TripuraSundari sthawarajam. Do the Lalitha thrishathi archana 4. At both the temples pujas and archanas can be performed every day. Among the many details in the Amnaya relating to the institution of Sri Sankarathe kshetra and the devi – pitha i.

Ramachandran, Retired Joint Director wtotram Archaeology, as follows: But the present popular Sringeri also bearing the same epithet is not on the banks of the Tungabhadra but is on the banks of the Tunga.

The institution for the Southern region should have sfotram at Ramesvaram or Kanyakumari sotram is the corner or cardinal point in the South.

As you are aware that every Amnyaa Upasaka’s minimum spiritual routine consists of apart from his nithya karmas and manthra japa — Chanting of the following everyday 1. The Guruvamsa – kavyawhile referring to the last days of Sri Sankaracharya says: Besides this there are also sculptures of Sri Sankara in various postures in the Utsava – Kamakshi and Bangaru – Kamakshi sannidhies in the srotram.

Chandramaulisvara – Kamakshi is the sakti Sivasakti of Paramesvara. In the manuscripts of Anandagiri – Sankaravijayafound in the various libraries in the country, as well as in the printed edition of the same it is said that Sri Sankara attained siddhi at Kanchi after consecrating Kamakshi there.

The devotees amnaha for puja of Jagadamba and Dattatreya on Margasirsha – suddha – paurnami and also for puja of Jagadamba on Chaitra – suddha – paurnami. In the same way, the kshetraRamesvaram one of the chardhams and the deviKamakshi at Kanchithe mokshapuri make one Amnaya institution.

The institution should have been either at Ramesvaram or Kanyakumari.

Both are in ” Rudra Yamala Tantra “. According to other sources, he died at Badarikasrama disappearing in a cave in the Himalayas. Page load depends on your network speed. But now we see that there is a Sankaraite institution on the banks of the Tungabhadra Sringeri stotam the North-West of the Southern region.


Sri Sankara himself stayed at Kanchi and attained siddhi there.

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In the Lalita – ashtottara she is described as Kamakoti – mahapadma – pithastha. Although he mentions Kashmir as the place of final resort of Sri Sankaracharyahe declares in the preface to his work that he follows the Madhaviya – Sankaravijayawhich on the other hand mentions Kedarnath as the place of final resort.

In that book the various places where the lingas were installed are mentioned. There is a Siva temple in Kanchi called Vyasa Srantasraya. Thank you for your patience. It was but apt that Prithvidhara was placed in charge of the institution of that place as mentioned in the DvarakaPuri and other Mathamnayas.

Friday, February 17, Sri Devi Upasana. How is it that there are two Sankaraite institutions in Southern India, one in the North-Western portion and the other further south at Kanchi? The Amnaya for each region deals among others with the kshetradevatadevi sakti and acharya of each Amnaya.

The author of the work has himself written a commentary on the same. This press also published a small booklet containing the Jagadguru – paramparastotra and the Mathamnaya. These Amnayas give information about the various Sankaraite institutions for the Western, Northern, Eastern, Southern and other super-regions Urdhvamnayaetc. The Sankaravijayas say that after Sri Sankara wrote his bhashya on the Brahma – sutra Sri Vyasain order to proclaim the correctness of the bhashya on these sutras, came in the guise of a brahmin controversialist and challenged Sri Sankara on his interpretation of the Brahma – sutrasin the course of which he Vyasa resorted to arguments, not straight-forward and honest.

If the date of Sri Sankara according to recent writer, i.

In addition to Kanchi being referred to as the spiritual centre of the world in different holy texts, it may also be deemed to be the geographical centre of the astika world mentioned above. For instance, in the Uttaramnaya the kshetra is mentioned stotra, Badrinath and the devi as Purnagiri.

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Enquiries made from the people of Mysore revealed the existence of a tradition that Sri Sarada Sarasavani after the defeat of Mandanamisra decided to ascend to Brahmaloka when Sri Sankara bound her by Vanadurga – mantra and beseeched her to follow him till he installed her sakti in this loka itself for bestowing her grace on aspirants for knowledge.

The institution on the banks of the Tungabhadra established for the worship of Sarada should also be considered as a seat of Bhagavatpada. But as a matter of fact we find that only the institutions for the Northern, Western and the Eastern regions are situated in the respective corners of India. Although the head of the sannyasi – murti is shaven, the sprouts of hair as seen in this sculpture depict the stage of an elapse of about a month after the actual shaving.


Do the Devi Kadgamala parayana or Archana 3. This Guruvamsa – kavya was, as already stated, directed to be written by Sri Sachchidananda Bharati who was the pontiff at the beginning of the eighteenth century in the matha on the banks of the Tunga river in the Shimoga District of Mysore State. That is why people pay homage to both these institutions, and would, by the grace of the all-pervading Mother, continue to do so.

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Consecrating the same in the temple and made arrangements for an institution there with a line of succession for her worship. Sri Suresvara Mandanamisra being the husband of Sarada Sarasavani in his purvasramait would not have been proper to appoint Suresvara in that institution for the worship of Sarada Sarasavanihis wife in his purvasrama. As already mentioned, there is a Sankaraite institution at Kanchithe seat of Kamakshithe sakti of the Southern region.

The Guruparampara of Kudali Sringeri mathaprinted at Seshadri Press, Mysore, under authority of the said mathaalso says the same thing with a very slight modification.

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According to the kanchi – mahatmyaSri Vyasa is said to have performed special worship at this temple. It is clear from the above that the then head of the mathaSri Sachchidananda Bharatiwhen directing the composition amnayw the work, had in his mind that Anandagiri was the important authority on the stotrram and institutions parampara of Sri Sankaracharya. The Kamakshi temple at Kanchi contains a life-size stone sotram of Sri Sankara with his disciples, four of whom are ekadanda – sannyasis.

A work, Sivarahasyaan Itihasa comprising more than fifty thousand verses published in Kannada script with Kannada translation as Maharaja Jayachamarajendra Granthamala Series, Volume 21, No.

Besides the saktithe kshetraand the acharyaeach region has its own devata.

In the Vani Vilas edition the name of the acharya is given as Suresvara ; but in the DvarakaPuri and other MathamnayasPrithvidhara is mentioned as the acharya of the institution on the banks of the Tungabhadra.