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Śriharṣa is one of the few important dialecticians of Advaita Vedānta. He probably lived during the middle part of the 12th century A. D. in the court of the king Jayacandra of Kanyākubja.<ref>Kanyākubja means Kanauj.</ref> His two well known works are:
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Śriharṣa is one of the few important dialecticians of [[Advaita]] Vedānta. He probably lived during the middle part of the 12th century A. D. in the court of the king Jayacandra of Kanyākubja.<ref>Kanyākubja means Kanauj.</ref> His two well known works are:
# Naiṣadhacarita, a great poetical work describing the story of Nala and Damayantī  
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# Naiṣadhacarita, a great poetical work describing the story of [[Nala]] and [[Damayantī]]
# Khandana-khanda-khādya, a highly polemical work attacking the Nyāya school of philosophy  
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# Khandana-khanda-khādya, a highly polemical work attacking the [[Nyāya]] school of philosophy  
  
Nine more works like Arṇava-Varaṇa, Vijaya-praśasti and īśvarābhisandhi are also attributed to him.
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Nine more works like Arṇava-Varaṇa, Vijaya-praś[[asti]] and īśvarābhisandhi are also attributed to him.
  
  
 
==References==
 
==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 15:16, 19 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Sriharsa, Zriharsa, shriharsa


Śriharṣa is one of the few important dialecticians of Advaita Vedānta. He probably lived during the middle part of the 12th century A. D. in the court of the king Jayacandra of Kanyākubja.[1] His two well known works are:

  1. Naiṣadhacarita, a great poetical work describing the story of Nala and Damayantī
  2. Khandana-khanda-khādya, a highly polemical work attacking the Nyāya school of philosophy

Nine more works like Arṇava-Varaṇa, Vijaya-praśasti and īśvarābhisandhi are also attributed to him.


References

  1. Kanyākubja means Kanauj.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore