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Vinītadeva (fl. 7th or 8th century) was an Indian scholar and author of several well-known commentaries.

Working at Nalanda, he produced commentaries on both the Triṃśikā and the Viṃśatikā which survive in Tibetan translation and some Sanskrit fragments.[1][2]

He also wrote:


  1. Jaini, Padmanabh S. (1985), "The Sanskrit Fragments of Vinītadeva's "Triṃśikā-ṭīkā"", Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 48 (3): 470–492, doi:10.1017/S0041977X00038441, JSTOR 618497 
  2. Gregory Alexander Hillis (1993), An introduction and translation of Vinitadeva's explanation of the first ten verses of (Vasubandhu's) commentary on his "Twenty Stanzas" with appended glossary of technical terms, University of Virginia
  3. Robert E. Buswell Jr., Donald S. Lopez Jr., The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism (Princeton: 2014), s.v. Ālambanaparīkṣā
  4. Vādanyāya by Dharmakīrti, Epistemology and Argumentation in South Asia and Tibet
  5. Eighteen Schools of Early Buddhism, Oxford Reference