What are the Pāñcarātras? Is there anything like a uniform Pāñcarātra Canon and/or Theology? Or are these texts only part of a constellation which has been made consistent by its later interpreters? Read the rest at my new blog, here.
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The Saṅkarṣakāṇḍa (henceforth SK, about which see here) is an enigmatic text thought to complete the Mīmāṃsā Śāstra, after the Purva Mīmāṃsā Sūtra (henceforth PMS) and before the Uttara Mīmāṃsā Sūtra (or Vedānta Sūtra, henceforth UMS).
As for its origin, several witnesses speak of the SK as having been authored by Jaimini… (please read the rest of the post at my new blog, here).
I have not been able to update this blog regularly concerning the new posts published on my new blog. In case you have not yet shifted to the new blog, here are the latest posts you might have missed: Are there harmless periodisations? A post discussing Claus Oetke's contribution in Franco 2013.
Call for Papers for the Conference "On Meaningful Destruction and Contingent Preservation", at Heidelberg