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What are the arguments of vedanta sutras against pAshupata sect?

Vedanta Sutras and its commentaries are said to be critical of pashupata sect. I think the second chapter talks about this in detail. What are the arguments raised against this school?
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Who were the main disciples of Sri Lakulisha?

Is there any source which says about the main pupils of Sri Lakulisha and how the sect was propagated in various places of India?
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What are the main texts of pAshupata shaivism?

What are the core texts of this sampradaya ? How many of these are surviving today? Are there any digitial versions of the same ?
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Does anyone have the link to Lakulisa Pasupatha Sutras

I am looking for the Lakulisa Pasupatha Sutras. Does anyone have the link to it? I am looking for Sanskrit version along with its English translation available anywhere. Thanks in advance.
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What is the life story of Sri Lakulisha?

Sri Lakulisha was the famous propagator of pAshupata tradition of Shaivism. He is considered as an incarnation of Shiva. What is his life story? What are his main teachings? Are there any miracles ...
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Why does Ramanuja refer to the PAshupata sect as the sect of “Black faces”?

Ramanuja attributed this philosophy to the tradition of the Kalamukha(s), the sect of "Black Faces" to which Lakulisha belonged. What was the reason for referring to it as KAlamukha? What were ...