Annali di Ca’ Foscari. Serie orientale
53 | 2017

Annali di Ca’ Foscari. Serie orientale
53 | 2017

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Annali di Ca’ Foscari. Serie orientale | 53 | 2017

Who Are the lokāyatika brāhmaṇas? 

Ramkrishna Bhattacharya
Pavlov Institute, Calcutta, India
ramkrishna.bhattacharya@gmail.com

DOI 10.14277/2385-3042/AnnOr-53-17-6

Submitted 16 Nov 2015
Accepted 04 Mar 2016

Abstract

The paper seeks to identify the lokāyatika brāhmaṇas mentioned in the Tipiṭaka and concludes, after comparing a reference to the lokāyatika brāhmaṇa in the Rāmāyaṇa, that the word lokāyatika in both the contexts refers to an argumentative brāhmaṇa, not a materialist.

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Lokāyata. Lokāyatika brāhmaṇas. Materialism.

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Bhattacharya Ramkrishna

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Who Are the lokāyatika brāhmaṇas? 

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Journal Article

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en

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http://doi.org/10.14277/2385-3042/AnnOr-53-17-6

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The paper seeks to identify the lokāyatika brāhmaṇas mentioned in the Tipiṭaka and concludes, after comparing a reference to the lokāyatika brāhmaṇa in the Rāmāyaṇa, that the word lokāyatika in both the contexts refers to an argumentative brāhmaṇa, not a materialist.

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Annali di Ca’ Foscari. Serie orientale

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Vol. 53 | Num. 1 | Giugno 2017

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Edizioni Ca’ Foscari - Digital Publishing

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None

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2015-11-16

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2016-03-04

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1125-3789

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2385-3042

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Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution alone

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http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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Lokāyata

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Lokāyatika brāhmaṇas

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Materialism

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