Definitions for "SANKARA"
A name of Siva; also short for Sankaracharya.
Auspicious. A name of Siva in his creative character or as chief the Rudras
The most influential teacher of the impersonal Advaita philosophy in Kali-yuga. According to the Padma Purana, he is an incarnation of Lord Siva sent to earth by Krishna to bewilder the atheistic with distortions of the teachings of Vedanta.