From a site I read the following passage of strong criticism on Sankara's Vedanta.

Later philosophers also declared Mayavada to be crypto-Buddhism. The Sankhya philosopher Vijnana-bhiksu (1550–1600 CE) tried to reconcile Vedanta with Sankhya philosophy and synthesize all theistic schools of Indian thought into a philosophy that he called Avibhagadvaita(indistinguishable non-dualism). He was an impartial writer who analyzed both the merits and problems of the various doctrines that he encountered. Concerning Sankara’s philosophy, Vijnana-bhiksu states in his Sankhya Pravacana Bhasya:

brahma-mimamsayam kenapi sutrenavidya-matrato bandhasyanuktatat.
avibhago vacanaditya-sutrair-brahma-mimamsaya abhipretas-yavibhaga-laksanadraitasy-avidyadivastavatve’pyavirodhaccha.
yat tu vedanta-bruvanamadhunikasya mayavadas-yatra lingam drsyate tat
tesamapi vijnanavadyeka-desitaya yuktameva.

There is not a single Brahma-sutra in which bondage is declared to be a mere deception. As to the novel theory of maya propounded by vedanta-bruva (those who claim to be Vedantists), it is only another type of Buddhist of the Vijnanavada school (vijnana-vadyekadesin). This theory has nothing to do with Vedanta and it should be understood that this doctrine of these new Buddhists, who assert the theory of maya and reduce our bondage to mere illusion is in this way refuted. (Sankhya Pravacana Bhasya 1.22)

Later on in his work, Vijnana-bhiksu also quotes the famous verse from Padma Purana (mayavadam asat-chastram). Vijnana-bhiksu considered Buddhism to be nastikavada, or atheism, as it was opposed to Vedic thought. Thus, in effect, he was declaring Mayavadis to be out and out atheists.

I want to know if he was the only one or there were any other samkhya scholars who criticized Vedanta?

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    Vijnabhikshu criticized advaita vedanta and not whole vedanta. Advaita is not the only Vedanta. You should make clear that you are looking for criticism on Advaita if you are looking for similar criticism. – Sarvabhouma Jun 17 '18 at 2:40
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    @Sarvabhouma yes i know that is why I gave one example and asked if any one else has criticized any vedanta? Is it so difficult to comprehend ?? – Rakesh Joshi Jun 17 '18 at 2:41
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    There is a misconception in people that Advaita is the default or the only principle in Vedanta. When you completely speak of advaita in the question and ask about criticism on Vedanta, they may understand advaita = Vedanta. That would be misleading. That's why I asked. – Sarvabhouma Jun 17 '18 at 2:45
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    Vijnanabhikshu was a weird figure who was simultaneously a member of the Samkhya school and the Vedanta school. He believed in a Vedantic philosophy called Avibhagadvaita. And just like anyone who believes in a particular Vedantic philosophy, he thought the other Vedantic philosophies are wrong. It's just like Ramanujacharya criticizing Advaita. – Keshav Srinivasan Jun 17 '18 at 4:21
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    The Samkhya doctrine never criticized any other doctrines. That's the way it shd be. It's the Vedanta philosophy that is criticizing a whole lot of other systems. But who cares? If they are scriptures then all Darshanas have the same authority as others. So, how can one Darshana refuting another be authoritative? @RakeshJoshi – Rickross Jun 18 '18 at 5:47

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