Bhatta Kallata

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Bhatta Kallata also referred as Kallata was a notable 9th-century Shaivite thinker who may have written the Spanda-vritti, and Spanda-karika. [1][2][3]

He was a pupil of Vasugupta, another possible author of the Spanda-karika. According to Rajatarangini (The River of Kings) written in 12th-century CE by Kalhana, he lived during the reign of Avanti Varman (855-883 CE).[4]



  1. ^ Lalan Prasad Singh (2010). Tantra, Its Mystic and Scientific Basis. Concept Publishing Company. pp. 9–. ISBN 978-81-8069-640-4. 
  2. ^ Swami Parmeshwaranand (2004). Encyclopaedia of the Śaivism. Sarup & Sons. pp. 32–. ISBN 978-81-7625-427-4. 
  3. ^ Mark S. G. Dyczkowski (1992). The Stanzas on Vibration: The SpandaKarika with Four Commentaries: The SpandaSamdoha by Ksemaraja, The SpandaVrtti by Kallatabhatta, The SpandaVivrti by Rajanaka Rama, The SpandaPradipika by Bhagavadutpala. SUNY Press. pp. 22–. ISBN 978-0-7914-1261-9. 
  4. ^ Jagadish Chandra Chatterji (1914). Kashmir Shaivaism. SUNY Press. pp. 156–. ISBN 978-0-88706-179-0. 

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