Dingnaga, Diṅgnāga: 1 definition


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General definition (in Buddhism)

Source: academia.edu: The Chronological History of Buddhism

Dingnaga (910-830 BCE) was born in a Brahmana family in the city of Simha-Vaktra near Kanchipuram. He was the famous disciple of Vasubandhu. He defeated a Brahmana Sudurjaya in a debate at Nalanda. He wrote a treatise on logic called “Pramana-samuchchaya”.

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