Hinduism and Buddhism/Jainism

mani at srirangam.esd.sgi.com mani at srirangam.esd.sgi.com
Fri Oct 6 18:37:05 UTC 1995

P. Friedlander writes:
* Also I have never seen a Buddhist or Jain text that is a criticism of 
* Upanisadic thought, this to me suggests that the popularity of the Upanisads 
* most post date early Buddhism and Mahavira.

But since there is also no Upanishadic text that is
a criticism of Buddhism or Jainism, could we not also
come to the opposite conclusion?

I don't think either conclusion is valid based just
on these facts.


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