, also known as Bhavya or Bhāvaviveka, was a 6th century Madhyamaka Buddhist
. In Tibetan Buddhism
, Bhāviveka is considered the founder of the Svātantrika tradition of the Mādhyamaka school, which is considered to be an antagonist of the Prāsaṅgika Madhyamaka.
The Madhyamaka school
The Madhyamaka school, also known as the "Middle Way
" school, is a major tradition within Indian Mahayana Buddhism
The Madhyamaka philosophy
, as propounded by the Indian master
Nāgārjuna in the 2nd century, asserts .