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Advaita

[uh d-vahy-tuh]
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noun Hinduism.
  1. one of the two principal Vedantic schools, asserting the existence of Brahman alone, whose appearance as the world is an illusion resulting from ignorance.Compare dvaita(def 2).

Origin of Advaita

From Sanskrit
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Historical Examples

  • Non-differentiation (Advaita ) is the root attitude of the mind inculcated.

    Pagan & Christian Creeds

    Edward Carpenter

  • In fact the Advaita philosophy countenances emotional theism only as an imperfect creed and not as the highest truth.

  • Such a formulation of the Advaita philosophy would no doubt be regarded in India as wholly unorthodox.

  • This sounds a topsy turvy argument but it is really the same as the Advaita doctrine.

  • Many scholars, both Indian and European, will demur to the high place here assigned to the Advaita philosophy.


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