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To this day no one really knows whether India's most renowned philosopher, Shankara, lived about 500 b.c. or 500 a.d. A thousand years more or less means nothing to the old-time Oriental, apparently. Of course, our Western professors may give you Shankara's "precise" dates, but the latter are nothing more than guesses.

-- Notebooks Category 15: The Orient > Chapter 2: India > # 46

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