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Two versions exist online, a Theosophical one translated by Charles Johnston<ref>Sankaracharya. The Crest-Jewel of Wisdom and Other Writings of Sankaracharya. Translated by Charles Johnston. Kindle Edition. 1999: Theosophical University Press, 1946. https://www.theosociety.org/pasadena/crest/crest-1.htm.</ref> and a translation by John Richards<ref>Sankaracharya. The Crest-Jewel of Wisdom and Other Writings of Sankaracharya. Translated by John Richards. 1998, 1946. http://datadump.lightningpath.org/readings/viveka-sanskrit.pdf.</ref> Richard's translation is, by far, the more accurate and grounded translation. Richard released his translation to the public domain in 1998 and is available [http://datadump.lightningpath.org/readings/viveka-sanskrit.pdf here]
 
Two versions exist online, a Theosophical one translated by Charles Johnston<ref>Sankaracharya. The Crest-Jewel of Wisdom and Other Writings of Sankaracharya. Translated by Charles Johnston. Kindle Edition. 1999: Theosophical University Press, 1946. https://www.theosociety.org/pasadena/crest/crest-1.htm.</ref> and a translation by John Richards<ref>Sankaracharya. The Crest-Jewel of Wisdom and Other Writings of Sankaracharya. Translated by John Richards. 1998, 1946. http://datadump.lightningpath.org/readings/viveka-sanskrit.pdf.</ref> Richard's translation is, by far, the more accurate and grounded translation. Richard released his translation to the public domain in 1998 and is available [http://datadump.lightningpath.org/readings/viveka-sanskrit.pdf here]

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The Crest-Jewel of Wisdom (a.k.a. Vivekachudamani (Sanskrit: विवेकचूडामणि) is Connection Manual within the Advaita Vedanta tradition[1]. It is traditionally attributed to Adi Shankara of the eighth century CE, but modern scholars view this attribution as likely erroneous.

Notes

Link to Sosteric SOT.

Two versions exist online, a Theosophical one translated by Charles Johnston[2] and a translation by John Richards[3] Richard's translation is, by far, the more accurate and grounded translation. Richard released his translation to the public domain in 1998 and is available here

Literally translated, Vivikachudamani means Crest Jewel of Wisdom/judgment/distinction/prudence/right judgment/true knowledge/investigation [1].


Footnotes

  1. Sankaracharya. The Crest-Jewel of Wisdom and Other Writings of Sankaracharya. Translated by Charles Johnston. Kindle Edition. 1999: Theosophical University Press, 1946. https://www.theosociety.org/pasadena/crest/crest-1.htm.
  2. Sankaracharya. The Crest-Jewel of Wisdom and Other Writings of Sankaracharya. Translated by Charles Johnston. Kindle Edition. 1999: Theosophical University Press, 1946. https://www.theosociety.org/pasadena/crest/crest-1.htm.
  3. Sankaracharya. The Crest-Jewel of Wisdom and Other Writings of Sankaracharya. Translated by John Richards. 1998, 1946. http://datadump.lightningpath.org/readings/viveka-sanskrit.pdf.
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