Dharmakīrti’s critique of theistic arguments is usefully surveyed by Roger Jackson in his 1986 article “Dharmakīrti's Refutation of Theism” (from Philosophy East and West Vol. 36, No. 4). In response to arguments from intermittent things to a permanent cause, Dharmakīrti objects:
A non-cause, can one assert in any way
That a cause is a non-cause? One cannot so assert.