Purnavardhana

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Purnavardhana (Skt. Pūrṇavardhana; Tib. གང་བ་སྤེལ་, Wyl. gang ba spel) (around 8th century) — author of two commentaries found in the Tengyur on the Treasury of Abhidharma. Nothing is known about him, except that Taranatha mentions that he lived during the time of King Dharmapala.

Works

  • Abhidharmakośa-ṭīkā-lakṣaṇānusāriṇī (ཆོས་མངོན་པ་མཛོད་ཀྱི་འགྲེལ་བཤད་མཚན་ཉིད་ཀྱི་རྗེས་སུ་འབྲང་བ།, chos mngon pa mdzod kyi 'grel bshad mtshan nyid kyi rjes su 'brang ba)
  • Abhidharmakośa-ṭīkā-lakṣaṇānusāriṇī (2nd commentary, but with same name as first)(ཆོས་མངོན་པ་མཛོད་ཀྱི་འགྲེལ་བཤད་མཚན་ཉིད་ཀྱི་རྗེས་སུ་འབྲང་བ།, chos mngon pa mdzod kyi 'grel bshad mtshan nyid kyi rjes su 'brang ba)