The Purva Mimamsa Home Page: शबर स्वामि (Shabara Swami)

C. 200AD [TB p. 21]

Author of the शबर भाष्य on the पूर्व मीमांसा सूत्र thus also known as भाष्यकार in the tradition.

Tradition says his real name was आदित्यदेव and that he got the name शबर for his having disguised himself as a forester fearing Jain persecution. One verse, the authenticity of which is questionable, states that शबर स्वामि had four wives belonging to the four varnas by which he had six sons. Most probably he might be a Northerner. [TB p. 22]

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