Udyotakara (or Uddyotakara) (c. 6th century CE) was a philosopher of the Nyaya school of Indian philosophy. Subandhu’s mentioned him as the rescuer of the Nyaya. He was a brahmin of Bharadvaja gotra and he belonged to the Pashupata sect. His philosophical treatise, the ’ was written to defend Pakṣilasvāmin Vātsyāyana’s ’ against the criticisms made by Dignaga.

See also

  • List of teachers of Nyaya