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Kumārila Bhaṭṭa<ref>He lived in 8th century A. D.</ref> was the senior contemporary of Śaṅkara.<ref>He lived in A. D. 788-820.</ref> He was a great scholar of Mīmānsā Darśana and struggled throughout his life to fight Buddhism and re-establish Vedic religion. He wrote an independent exposition on the Sābarabhāsya<ref>It means Śabara’s commentary on the Purvamīmānsā Sutras of Jaimini.</ref> in three parts. The Ślokavārttika is the first and deals with the philosophical portion of Śabara’s work as contained in the first chapter of the first book known as the Tarkapāda.
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[[Kumārila Bhaṭṭa]]<ref>He lived in 8th century A. D.</ref> was the senior contemporary of [[Śaṅkara]].<ref>He lived in A. D. 788-820.</ref> He was a great scholar of Mīmānsā [[Darśana]] and struggled throughout his life to fight [[Buddhism]] and re-establish Vedic religion. He wrote an independent exposition on the Sābarabhāsya<ref>It means Śabara’s commentary on the Purvamīmānsā Sutras of [[Jaimini]].</ref> in three parts. The Ślokavārttika is the first and deals with the philosophical portion of Śabara’s work as contained in the first chapter of the first book known as the Tarkapāda.
  
  
 
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==References==
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram [[Krishna]] Math, Bangalore
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:12, 19 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Slokavarttika, ZlokavArttika, shlokavaarttika


Kumārila Bhaṭṭa[1] was the senior contemporary of Śaṅkara.[2] He was a great scholar of Mīmānsā Darśana and struggled throughout his life to fight Buddhism and re-establish Vedic religion. He wrote an independent exposition on the Sābarabhāsya[3] in three parts. The Ślokavārttika is the first and deals with the philosophical portion of Śabara’s work as contained in the first chapter of the first book known as the Tarkapāda.


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  1. He lived in 8th century A. D.
  2. He lived in A. D. 788-820.
  3. It means Śabara’s commentary on the Purvamīmānsā Sutras of Jaimini.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore