About the Book: Sree Narayana Guru: The Perfect Union of Buddha and Sankara: A
Even though Advaita as a doctrine was extracted from the Upanishads by Sree
Sankara, the 8th century sage and philosopher, it was Sree Narayana Guru who
transformed the Advaita philosophy from an elite theoretical doctrine into a
relevant principle of practical applicability. Thereby, he expanded its scope to
effect phenomenal social changes, and enabled one of the most profound yet
bloodless social revolution in history.
As a social reformer, Sree Narayana Gurus impact was unmatched in history.
Those who had been denied basic human rights for centuries were