Quick Reference

(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.

Reference entries