Q. Lokayata texts

Erik Hoogcarspel jehms at GLOBALXS.NL
Fri Feb 13 21:46:29 UTC 1998

Op 13-feb-98 schreef Jacob Baltuch:

>Oops. I wrote:

>>>Want to know the titles of texts on Lokayata philosophy in Sanskrit
>>>and other Indian languages. I read that Madhava Vidyaranya's
>>>Sarva Darshana Samgraha has few quotations. Where can I find
>>>Brhaspati's sutras taught to Indra? Is there a complete text
>>>in Sanskrit on Lokayatam?
>>I have a vague recollection of having seen a mention of an article
>>by A.L.Basham (who I suppose should be the same as the other one)
>>on the naastika, lookaayata and other caarvaaka somewhere but I can't
>>remember where. If you find it (assuming it really exists:) maybe
>>that could be a a source of sources for you.

>Two important details: it wasn't a paper but a book and it wasn't
>about the lokaayata but the aajiivika. Wrong extinct sect. Sorry.

For anyone who wants to know: A.L. Basham, 'History and Doctrines of the
AjIvika's' Motilal Banarsidas Delhi 1981 repr.

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