Udbhaṭa

Other denominations: Udbhaṭabhaṭṭa, Bhaṭṭodbhaṭa
Philosophical tradition: Cārvāka, Lokāyata
Worktitles: Tattvavr̥tti



Prosopographical information about Udbhaṭa in primary sources




Information 28297
yac coktaṃ tattvavṛttāv udbhaṭena . . . iti

Sources: SVR 265,16

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Fragments attributed to Udbhaṭa




Fragment 2535
yac coktaṃ tattvavṛttāv udbhaṭena – lakṣaṇakāriṇā lāghavikatvenaiva śabdaviracanavyavasthā, na caitāvatānumānasya gauṇatā, yadi ca sādhyaikadeśadharmidharmatvaṃ heto rūpaṃ brūyus te, tadā na kācil lakṣaṇe ‘pi gauṇī vṛttiḥ – iti.

Author(s): Udbhaṭa
Sources: SVR 265,16-19

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Fragment 12941
udbhaṭena tu bhūtebhya iti padaṃ caturthyantatayā vyākhyātam – bhūtebhyaś caitanyaṃ bhūtārthaṃ caitanyaṃ svatantram eva śarīrārambhakabhūtopakārakam – ity arthaḥ.

Author(s): Udbhaṭa
Sources: NMGBh II 257,24-258,21; NMGBh (1) 197,4-7

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Reports attributed to Udbhaṭa




Report 744
cirantanacārvākair hi bhāviviktaprabhṛtibhir – bhūtebhyaś caitanyam – iti sūtraṃ bhūtebhya iti pañcamyantapadayojanayā vyākhyātam – bhūtebhya utpadyate caitanyam – iti. udbhaṭena tu bhūtebhya iti padaṃ caturthyantatayā vyākhyātam – bhūtebhyaś caitanyaṃ bhūtārthaṃ caitanyaṃ svatantram eva śarīrārambhakabhūtopakārakam – ity arthaḥ.

Sources: NMGBh (1) 197,4-7; NMGBh II 257,24-258,21

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Report 768
cārvākadhūrtas tv iti udbhaṭaḥ, sa hi lokāyatasūtreṣu vivṛtiṃ kurvan "athātas tattvaṃ vyākhyāsyāmaḥ, pṛthivyāpastejovāyur" iti sūtradvayaṃ yathāśrutārthatyāgenānyathā varṇayāmāsa. prathamasūtre tattvapadena pramāṇaprameyasaṅkhyālakṣaṇaniyamāśakyakaraṇīyatām āha, dvitīyasūtram api prameyāniyamapratipādakaṃ tena vyākhyātam. tatra hi "pṛthivyāpastejovāyur" iti ya itiśabdaḥ sa evaṃprāyaprameyāntaropalakṣaṇatvena tasyābhimataḥ.

Sources: NMGBh I 100,19-24; NMGBh (1) 43,4-9

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Report 870
cārvākadhūrtas tv athātas tattvaṃ vyākhyāsyāma iti pratijñāya pramāṇaprameyasaṃkhyālakṣaṇaniyamāśakyakaraṇīyatvam eva tattvaṃ vyākhyātavān. pramāṇasaṃkhyāniyamāśakyakaraṇīyatvasiddhaye ca pramitibhedān pratyakṣādipramāṇānupajanyān īdṛśānupādarśayat.

Sources: NM I 100,8-11; NM (1) I 59,27-30; NM (2) I 168,12-15

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