Vedanta Desika is celebrated as one of the most prolific poet and philosopher in the Vedic tradition. He ascended to the rank of Acarya (great preceptor) very early in his life and was fully committed to this cause. He spent most of his time in interpreting scriptures and performing kalaksepam (teaching) to his students. He spurned wealth and led a simple and contented life and his practice, knowledge and detachment were exemplary.Read More
Adi Sankara is not only the founder and principal proponent of Advaita Vedanta, but has also written significant works including important commentaries on the principal Upanisad-s, The Bhagavad Gita and even the Yogasutra-s of Patanjali. This apart he has written innumerable poems on a wide variety of themes.
Here is one that is dedicated to Lord Siva, and requesting his forgiveness. Read More