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Gaudapada, Sankara and Buddhism

- Excerpts from An Evaluation of the Vedāntic Critique of Buddhism by Gregory Joseph Darling There is some evidence that the Gauḍapāda-kārikās, on which there is a commentary said to be written by śaṅkara, reveal st… more »

Personalities of bauddha nyAya - 3

dharmakIrti dharmakIrti took birth in Southern India in a brAhmaNa household at the sacred tirumalai kShetra. He studied the vaidika shAstras according to his family tradition. He was later initiated into bauddha mata and studied under a direct disci… more »

Personalities of bauddha nyAya - 1

asa~Nga asa~Nga is most probably the first Buddhist AchArya to establish vij~nAnavAda on the basis of tarka. He was the first Buddhist philosopher to introduce the pa~nchAvayavI parArthAnumAna of the naiyAyika-s into the field of study of vij~nAnavAda.… more »