Śrīlāta was a leading Dārṣṭāntika-Sautrāntika master who lived during the 4th century C.E. "While his writings are no longer extant... his standpoint on “only dhātus are real,” his doctrine of the *anudhātu, citta-caittas etc. are all important contributions, especially on the understanding of the mind, during the Abhidharma period..."
- Postgraduate Thesis: A study on the doctrines of Śrĩlãta as seen in the *Abhidharma-Nyãyãnusãra : with special emphasis on his model of perception
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