Utpalācārya

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Utpalacarya, UtpalAcArya, Utpalaacaarya


Utpalācārya lived in A. D. 900. He is the author of one of the basic works of Kashmir Śaivism. It is called īśvara-pratyabhijñākārikā. He has tried to establish Śivādvaita philosophy[1] by criticizing other schools. Siddhitrayi is another work of his.


References

  1. Śivādvaita philosophy is the philosophy which teaches that Śiva is the only reality.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore