A prayer ritual for Adi Shankara, the eighth century philosopher who is credited with standardizing Hindu scriptures and first conceiving India as a unified territory.
Sankara-jayanthi Term Timeline in Kanthapura
The timeline below shows where the term Sankara-jayanthi appears in Kanthapura. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...other brahmins to clean and build a small shrine for it. Postmaster Suryanarayana proposes a Sankara-jayantha—the Brahmins jump at the opportunity to participate and start later that day. Ramakrishnayya, the most... (full context)