Another interesting passage from "Hindu Dharma"

Vidyasankar Sundaresan vsundaresan at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat May 20 01:07:09 CDT 2000

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM> wrote:

>Here Swami Chandrashekharendra Saraswati opines that Shankaracharya mainly
>did not attack Buddhism, because by his time, the work had mostly been
>completed and Buddhism was already in decline.  He thinks the credit
>should go to Udayanacharya (Nyaya), and Kumarila Bhatta (Purva Mimamsa.)

There must be a mistake. Kumarila Bhatta is pre-Sankaran, but the only
significant Nyaya philosopher called Udayana was a post-Sankaran
personality. The tradition is that he and Sriharsha's father were
contemporaries. This Udayanacharya should have lived around 1000 CE, at
least two hundred years after Sankaracharya.


bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam

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