Shankara: A Hindu Revivalist or a Crypto-Buddhist?
... Mayeda (1999) says, “Sankara, however, vehemently attacks Buddhism here and there in
his Brahmasutrabhasya, Brhadaranyakopanisadbhasya, Upadesasahasri and his other
works” (n.p.). Shankara, for instance, accuses Buddhism for sowing the general sense of
pessimism in people’s mind. Shankara argues tha ...