Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti
Adi Shankaracharya, the pioneer of Hinduism, on the fifth day of the bright fortnight of Vaishakh monthAdi shankaracharya) Is celebrated. According to the scriptures, he was born a Brahmin in Kaladi village in Kerala (Brahmin) The couple was married to Lord Shiva (Lord Shiva), the home of Shivguru Namapudra and Vishishtha Devi. There are also such things that Lord Shiva himself incarnated as Adi Shankaracharya. Adi Shankaracharya, who acquired the knowledge of all the Vedas and Upanishads at the age of just two years, has many inspiring and divine references in the life of just 32 years, which is not a matter of common man’s control. Today, on May 17, when the country talks on the same topics on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Adi Shankaracharya. Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti 2020: Adi Shankaracharya gave special recognition to Hinduism, know why he is called Shiva-avatar!
Adi Shankaracharya was the incarnation of Lord Shiva?
Acharya’s father Shivguru worshiped Lord Shiva with his wife Vishishtha for the attainment of the son. Then Lord Shiva appeared pleased. He said that both of you will definitely become parents. Your son will be omniscient, but he will die at a young age, but if you want a son with a long life, he will not be omniscient. The parents expressed their wish for an omniscient son. It is said that fulfilling his wish, Shivji said that I myself will be born as your child. Finally in the year 788, on the fifth day of Shuklapaksha of Vaishakh month, he received a son. Since the child was born with the blessings of Lord Shiva, he was named Shankar.
Shankar became due to Maa Vishishtha’s efforts ‘Adi Shankara’
Father Shivguru died within two years of the birth of Bal Shankar. Shankar had acquired the knowledge of all the Vedas and Upanishads at the age of just two. Mother Vishishtha was very familiar with the secret of divine knowledge of Shankar. Without being distracted by her husband’s death, she opened up all avenues to get Shankar an education. She knew that Shankar did not have much time. He renounced his motherhood to make Shankar omniscient and at the age of seven, approved to retire.
Supernatural love of mother and son!
Acharya Shankar ji used to do a lot of service and respect to his mother Vishishtha Devi. According to a popular legend, Shankaracharya’s mother Vishishtha Devi had to walk far enough to bathe in the Poorna river. Because the Poorna river flowed several miles away from his village. Acharya Shankar did not like to walk so much for his mother, when the mother used to come home exhausted after bathing, he used to try to get rid of her tiredness by pressing his mother’s feet. It is said that Shankar’s maternal love-Poorna river sentiment became divergent and she changed her direction and started flowing through Achariya Shankar’s village Kaladi.
Knowledge gained from Chandal
Once in Shankaracharya Benares Kashi Vishwanathji We were going to see, then a Chandal came in front of him. Shankaracharya got angry and said – O Chandal, move away from the front. Chandal said on this ‘Hey Muniver! You are disregarding the divine being in the body, You are not a Brahmin. So you have to move out of my way. After listening to Chandal, Acharya Shankar was impressed by that and said that you have given me knowledge, so from today you became my guru. He gave way to Chandal and proceeded to bow down to him.
Why did the mother accept the only son to become a monk?
No mother can ever allow her only son to become a monk, especially when she knows that her son is not old enough. She did not want to take away the son under the guise of motherhood. One day while taking a bath in the river, a crocodile caught the foot of Shankaracharyaji, Shankaracharyaji said to the mother, Let me mother allow me to retire, otherwise the crocodile will eat me. Fearful, the mother immediately gave him permission to adopt Sannyas Dharma. On getting the mother’s approval, the crocodile left Shankaracharya’s foot and went into the river. He then mentored Govind Nath Retired from.
Establishment of four monasteries
Adi Shankaracharya propagated the Advaita Vedanta faith in the four corners of the country as well as established four monasteries in these directions in the east, west, north and south. The first monastery was established in South India at Vedanta Math at Sringeri (Rameswaram). Which was given the name of the first monastery i.e. the Gyan Math. After this, the second monastery in East India i.e. Jagannath Puri was established by Govardhan Math. After this, the third monastery i.e. Sharda Math was established in Dwarikapuri, Western India, this monastery is also known as Kalika Math. For the fourth and final monastery, he chose the Badrika Ashram of North India. After establishing these four monasteries, he propagated Hinduism by wandering in every corner of the country. Samvat 820 at a young age of 32 years Kedarnath Adi Shankaracharya gave up his body and went to Golokwas near.