Aviddhakarṇa (Lokāyata/Cārvāka)

Other denominations:
Philosophical tradition: Lokāyata/Cārvāka
Worktitles: Tattvaṭīkā



Prosopographical information about Aviddhakarṇa (Lokāyata/Cārvāka) in primary sources


Information 2667
evamādis tattvaṭīkāyām udāharaṇaprapañco draṣṭavyaḥ.

Author(s): Aviddhakarṇa, Aviddhakarṇa (Lokāyata/Cārvāka)
Sources: TSP (1) 521,15; TSP 426,13


Information 26445
aviddhakarṇas tattvaṭīkāyām āha . . .

Author(s): Aviddhakarṇa, Aviddhakarṇa (Lokāyata/Cārvāka)
Sources: TSP 432,22; TSP (1) 529,13

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Fragments attributed to Aviddhakarṇa (Lokāyata/Cārvāka)


Fragment 2674
aviddhakarṇas tattvaṭīkāyām āha – nanu vā pramāṇena kim iti paraḥ pratipādyate, ubhayasiddhaṃ hi pratipādakaṃ bhavatīti. tad etad ayuktam. yasmād vacanātmakam anumānam na ca vaktuḥ pramāṇam, atha ca vaktā tena paraṃ pratipādayati, parapratipādanārthatvāt prayāsasya, nāvaśyam ubhayasiddhena prayojanam – iti.

Author(s): Aviddhakarṇa, Aviddhakarṇa (Lokāyata/Cārvāka)
Sources: TSP (1) 529,13-16; TSP 432,22-25

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Fragment 2685
tena yad ucyate 'viddhakarṇena – satyam anumānam iṣyata evāsmābhiḥ pramāṇaṃ lokapratītatvāt kevalaṃ liṅgalakṣaṇam ayuktam – iti tad apāstam.

Author(s): Aviddhakarṇa, Aviddhakarṇa (Lokāyata/Cārvāka)
Sources: PVSVṬ 19,3f

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Fragment 2707
nāsti samsāraḥ kāyāntarasaṃcāraḥ / kuto nāsti? – buddher avasthānāt tasyā eva tadupagamād iti cet; na; kāryasya buddheḥ abhāvagateḥ abhāvaprāpter abhāvanirṇayād vā. na hi kāraṇanivṛttau kāryasyāvasthānam atatkāryatvāpatteḥ. – ity evam kaścana cārvākaviśeṣo 'viddhakarṇaḥ.

Author(s): Aviddhakarṇa, Aviddhakarṇa (Lokāyata/Cārvāka)
Sources: NViV II 101,24-26