Advaita Guru Parampara

The prominent gurus of advaita, starts from Narayana through Sankara and his disciples, upto the Acaryas of today. It is typical of advaita that the first guru is called nArAyaNa (vishNu) in the first verse and sadASiva (Siva) in the second. The paramparA thus lists:

Sankara's four well-known disciples were named padmapada, hastamalaka, totaka and suresvara (varttikakara). Tradition has it that Sankara appointed these four disciples as heads of the four mathas that he founded. The others are the gurus who come later in the tradition.

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