Ratnākaraśānti (970-1030)

Given dates (all in the Common Era) are approximate and represent the upper and lower possible extremes of the person's lifetime.

Also called Śānti (tib. Śānti-pa). Teacher of: Atiśa (982–1055), 'Brog mi (933–1074). Life dates: ca. 970–1030 (Ratnākaraśānti is a contemporary of Jñānaśrīmitra, who quotes him (cf. Kajiyama 1966., pp. 7f., 157f.); his innovations in the field of logic are not considered by Ratnakīrti, as the latter confines himself to explaining Jñānaśrīmitra). On the relationship to Jñānaśrīmitra and Ratnakīrti cf. Mimaki 1992.

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User notes on Ratnākaraśānti

Nov. 14, 2022, 9:41 a.m. - kellner

Consider Gregory Seton’s dissertation, chapter 2, for arguments on the dates of Ratnākaraśānti as 970--1045. (“Defining wisdom: Ratnākaraśānti’s Sāratamā”, University of Oxford, 2015)