Sriyogi Publications is bringing out for the first time, a critical edition with exhaustive Introduction and English translation of very important Sakta Philosophical text viz., Commentary of Adi Sankara on Lalitatrishati (Lalitatrishati – Shankarabhasya).
Shri Lalitatrishati deals with the Shri Vidya – the sound formula of the great Goddess, known as Shri Lalita or Tripurasundari or Rajarajesvari. Trisati as name suggests contains three hundred names of Shri Lalita. Adi Shankara has written commentary to explain philosophical and spiritual significance of each name. Erudite introduction, explains the Tradition of Shri Vidya, essence of Shri Lalitatrishati stotra, philosophical and spiritual significance of Shankarabhashya. Convincing arguments are given to prove that this bhashya is from the pen of Adi Shankara.
This work will be indispensible to Scholars, Students and lovers of Shakta Philosophy especially Shri Vidya. It is translated by known Professor of Sanskrit Dr. Sunanda Y. Shastri . Acharya Prof. Dr. Yajneshwar S. Shastri, internationally renowned scholar of Indian Philosophy and Religion has written exhaustive introduction. Dr. Sunanda Shastri has translated entire Sankarabhasya from Sanskrit to English for the first time.
It is not just giving essence of Sankarabhasya but, word by word translation. First, we have given Sanskrit Verse, its transliteration and word by English translation and verse meaning of 59 verses of Sri Lalita- Trisati stotra for the benefit of readers to understand the gist of stotra. Then, Sankarabhasya, on each name is given in Devanagari Script with word to word English translation of Sankarabhasya.
Book is on sale at Amazon India : http://www.amazon.in/dp/8192378772
- Hardcover: 432 pages
- Publisher: Sriyogi Publications; First Edition edition (2016)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 8192378772
- ISBN-13: 978-8192378770
- Price: Rs.1200