re Kalanos the gymnosophist

mani at mani at
Thu May 9 20:40:19 UTC 1996

lusthaus at wrote:
> Although less obvious from
> the secondary
> literature, one could show that such thinkers as Ramanuja
> were also deeply
> influenced by Islamic thought.

I am very much interested in seeing evidence supporting
this claim. As far as I am aware, such a theory has not
been postulated in print by any scholar. Is there any
evidence that Ramanuja even knew of Islam? Note that
Muslims did not penetrate the Deccan until the early
part of the 14th century.


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