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Vijñānabhikṣu


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(latter half of 16th century ce)

A philosopher and theologian who attempted to synthesize Sāṃkhya, Yoga, and Vedānta in a system known as avibhāgādvaita (‘indistinguishable non-dualism’), but essentially taking a bhedābheda stance. He wrote commentaries on all three traditions, including the Vijñānāmṛtabhāṣya on the Brahmasūtras, and the longest sub-commentary on the Yoga Sūtra, the Yogavārttika.

Subjects: Hinduism.


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