Akalanka

Updated on: 22.07.2010

Alias

Akalañka, Akalaṅka

Group(s)

   ► Individuals ► Author/Public Person
   ► Individuals ► < 1000 CE

Lifetime

Born: 5th Century CE

About

Key Jain logician, philosopher

Works:

  • Laghiyastraya
  • Pramānasangraha
  • Nyāyaviniscaya-vivarana
  • Siddhiviniscaya-vivarana
  • Astasati
  • Tattvārtharājavārtika

are seen as landmarks in Indian logic.

The impact of Akalanka may be surmised by the fact that Jain Nyāya is also known as Akalanka Nyāya.

Publications

References

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