Horoscope of Sri Sankara Bhagavatpadacharya

“Sun, Mars and Saturn are said to be in exaltation. Moon occupies his own house as also Venus. Jupiter aspects Birth and Venus and also the Moon. From Moon the position of the planets is most inspiring.

The Horoscope as given in Sankara Vijaya Ch. II st. 71 but the brevity of the style has given rise to many different views on this most important point. Indian astronomers have not taken the trouble of calculating the correct position of planets as given in Sankara Vijaya.

There are some Indians, who wish to please the orientalists and construct planets as a horoscope making the birth of Sankara fall in the 8th century A. D. When astronomically tested they fail and reveal their ignorance.

(A Short Sketch of Lives of Sri Adi Sankaracharya and Sri Vidyaranya – Prof.B.Suryanarain Row, B.A. M.R.A.S. 1913)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *