Bhaṭṭodbhaṭa

Other denominations: Udbhaṭa, Udbhaṭabhaṭṭa
Philosophical tradition: Lokāyata
Worktitles: Tattvavr̥tti



Prosopographical information about Bhaṭṭodbhaṭa in primary sources


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Fragments attributed to Bhaṭṭodbhaṭa


Fragment 2552
uktaṃ ca tantravṛttau bhaṭṭodbhaṭena – sarvaś ca dūṣaṇopanipāto 'prayojakahetum ākrāmatīty aprayojakaviṣayā viruddhānumānavirodhaviruddhāvyabhicāriṇaḥ – iti.

Author(s): Bhaṭṭodbhaṭa
Sources: SVR 270,3-5


Fragment 2559
yatra tu bhaṭṭodbhaṭaḥ prācīkaṭat. – na hy atra kāraṇam eva kāryātmatām upaiti yata ekasyākāraṇātmana ekakāryarūpatopagame tadanyarūpābhāvāt tadanyakāryātmanopagatir na syāt. kiṃ tv apūrvam eva kasyacid bhāve prāgavidyamānaṃ bhavat tat kāryam. tatra viṣayendriyamanaskārāṇām itaretaropādānāhitarūpabhedānāṃ saṃnidhau viśiṣṭasvetarakṣaṇabhāve pratyekaṃ tadbhāvābhāvānuvidhānād anekakriyopayogo na virudhyate. yata ekakriyāyām api tasya tadbhāvābhāvitaiva nibandhanaṃ sā cānekakriyāyām api samānā – iti.

Author(s): Bhaṭṭodbhaṭa
Sources: SVR 764,6-13


Fragment 2760
yad ācaṣṭa bhaṭṭodbhaṭaḥ – itisabdaḥ pradarśanaparo na punaḥ samāptivacanaś caitanyaśabdasukhaduḥkhecchādveṣaprayatnasaṃskārāṇāṃ tattvāntaratvāt pr̥thivyādiprākpradhvaṃsāpekṣānyonyābhāvānāṃ cātyantaprakaṭatvād uktatvavilakṣaṇatvāc ceti – iti cet. astv evaṃ.

Author(s): Bhaṭṭodbhaṭa
Sources: SVR 1087,1-4