The present work is an anthology of Kumarila Bhatta`s works the Slokavarttika and the tantravarttika which deal with such subjects as the nature of the Atman the nature of the Dharma the nature of the Sabda the self Validity of the veda the concept of Sphota the nature of the svarga, generality, Individuality, negation, sunyata, Vijnanavada, Apohavada etc. according to Mimamsa shcool.
A reader can derive a fair knowledge of the tenets of the Mimamsakas on different subjects. Besides the author has supplied a short history of the Purvamimamsa in addition to details about Kumarila Bhatta Sabarasvamin Mandana Misra and other important writers of the sastra in the elaborate Introduction.
About the Author:
Dr. Sarveswara Sharma Peri was born in 1926 in an Orthodox Brahmana family in Pedanandipalli Agraharam, Andhra Predesh. He belongs to the Taittiriya Sakha of the Krsnaygjurveda and the Apastambasutra. His family is a living tradition of the Mimamsa sastra. After preliminary studies at the Andhra University he proceeded to varanasi for higher studies.