By Th. Stcherbatsky
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D i g n a g a by the celebrity he won in disputations has been one of the most powerful propagators of Buddhism. 1 Just as an universal monarch brings under his sway all India, so is the successful winner of disputations the propagator of his creed over the whole of the continent of India. Cashmere seems to have been the only part of India where he has not been, but he was visited by representatives of that country who later on founded schools there. These schools carried on the study of his works and produced several celebrated logicians.
Isvarasena is reported to have conceded that Dharmakirti understood Dignaga better than he could do it himself. With the assent of his teacher Dharmakirti then began the composition of a great work in mnemonic verse containing a thorough and enlarged commentary on the chief work of Dignaga. The remaining of his life was spent, as usual, in the composition of works, teaching, public discussions and active propaganda. 1 dig-vijaya. INTRODUCTION 35 He died in Kalinga in a monastery founded by him, surrounded by his pupils.
This clear and natural order has been misunderstood and inverted by the simpleton Devendrabuddhi, who has been misled by the circumstance that Dharmakirti himself had had the time to write only the comment upon the stanzas of the third chapter which he, for some reason or other, probably because it is the most difficult one, had choosen to comment himself in his old age, not feeling himself capable of accomplishing the whole task. Jina accuses Ravi Gupta of having misunderstood his master. R a v i G u p t a was the direct personal pupil of P r a j n a k a r a G u p t a .
Buddhist Logic. Vol. I by Th. Stcherbatsky