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Also called Śānti (tib. Śānti-pa). Teacher of: Atiśa (982–1055), 'Brog mi (933–1074). Life dates: ca. 970–1030 (Ratnākaraśānti is a contemporary of Jñānaśrīmitra, who quotes him (cf. Kajiyama 1966., pp. 7f., 157f.); his innovations in the field of logic are not considered by Ratnakīrti, as the latter confines himself to explaining Jñānaśrīmitra). On the relationship to Jñānaśrīmitra and Ratnakīrti cf. Mimaki 1992.