Aviddhakarṇa

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Philosophical tradition: Lokāyata/Cārvāka, Nyāya
Worktitles: Tattvaṭīkā, Bhāṣyaṭīkā



Prosopographical information about Aviddhakarṇa

a monastery called Aviddhakarṇa in was known to Xuanzang (T51/907c9-10: 阿避陀羯剌拏僧伽藍<唐言不穿耳>; cf. Soothill/Hodous, Dic. of Chin. Buddh. Terms, p. 293: "Aviddhakarṇa, unpierced ears, name of an ancient monastery near Benares; "near Yodhapatipura" (Eitel)"); cf. Eitel, Handbook of Chinese Buddhism (2nd ed., 1904), part 1, 26-27, s.v. "Aviddhakarṇa Samgharāma"; cf. Beal 1884: 61f; Li Rongxi 1996: 207



Prosopographical information about Aviddhakarṇa in primary sources




Information 25462
yat punar udāhṛtam aviddhakarṇena bhāṣyaṭīkāyāṃ . . .

Sources: VNṬ (1) 92,22; VNṬ (2) 89,17

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Information 25514
aviddhakarṇas tu bhāṣyaṭīkāyām idam āśaṅkya parijihīrṣati.

Sources: VNṬ (1) 78,22; VNṬ (2) 76,22f

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Information 25852
atra ca adhyayenā(adhyayanā?)viddhakarṇoddyotakarādibhir yad uktam . . .

Sources: TBV 322,15

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Information 26445
aviddhakarṇas tattvaṭīkāyām āha . . .

Sources: TSP 432,22; TSP (1) 529,13

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Fragments attributed to Aviddhakarṇa




Fragment 2199
syād etat – yady adṛṣṭaṃ śauklādirūpaṃ vāsaso nāsty eva tat kathaṃ dhautādyavasthāyāṃ punar upalabhyate – iti.

Author(s): Aviddhakarṇa, Aviddhakarṇa (Nyāya)
Sources: TSP 191,12f; TSP (1) 238,13f

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Fragment 2209
syād etat – katham idam avagamyate rūpāntaram evopajāyate na punaḥ prāktanaṃ rūpam abhibhutatvāt prāganupalabdhaṃ sat paścādabhibhavābhāvād upalabhyate – iti.

Author(s): Aviddhakarṇa, unidentified
Sources: TSP 191,18f; TSP (1) 238,17f

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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 2843
prayogaḥ – ye bhinnakartṛkāryakālaparimāṇās te vibhinnāḥ yathā stambhakumbhādayaḥ, vibhinnakartṛkāryakālaparimāṇāś ca vicāraviṣayāḥ. nāsiddho hetur nāpy anaikāntikaḥ. viruddhadharmādhyāsamātranibandhano hi bhāvānāṃ parasparato bhedaḥ, yathā stambhādīnāṃ sa cāvayavāvayavinor apy asti. tathā hi -- tantūnāṃ yoṣitkartrī, paṭasya kuvindaḥ, śītāpanodādikāryasamarthaḥ paṭo na tantavaḥ, prāg api tantūnām upalabdheḥ pūrvakālabhāvitvaṃ, paṭasya tu paścāt kuvindādivyāpārottarakālabhāvitvam, paṭasyāyām avistarābhyāṃ yāvat pramāṇaṃ na tāvat pratyekaṃ tantūnām astīti bhinnaparimāṇatvam ato nānaikāntikatā hetūnām – iti bhāvaḥ.

Author(s): Aviddhakarṇa, Aviddhakarṇa (Nyāya)
Sources: TSP 189,9-15

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Fragment 4765
atrāviddhakarṇopanyastam īśvarasādhane pramāṇadvayam (... TS 47f ...). tad uktam – dvīndriyagrāhyāgrāhyaṃ vimatyadhikaraṇabhāvāpannaṃ buddhimatkāraṇapūrvakam, svārambhakāvayavasanniveśaviśiṣṭatvāt, ghaṭādivat, vaidharmyeṇa paramāṇava – iti.

Author(s): Aviddhakarṇa, Aviddhakarṇa (Nyāya)
Sources: TSP (1) 52,16-18; TSP 41,14-20

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Fragment 6875
yat punar udāhṛtam aviddhakarṇena bhāṣyaṭīkāyāṃ – vyaktam ekaprakṛtikaṃ parimitatvāc charāvādivad – iti.

Author(s): Aviddhakarṇa, Aviddhakarṇa (Nyāya)
Sources: VNṬ (1) 92,22f

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