Origin of Vedanta
< Sanskrit, equivalent to veda Veda + anta end
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On the other hand, the Vedanta is uncompromisingly monistic.India, Its Life and Thought
John P. Jones
This Vyasa was the writer of the Vedanta philosophy, a holy man.A California Girl
It is true that the Vedanta is simpler than most other theories.Glimpses of Bengal
Sir Rabindranath Tagore
According to Vedanta, the end and aim of Evolution is the attainment of perfection.
They are stored up, pigeon-holed there, in the Chitta, as it is called in Vedanta.
- one of the six main philosophical schools of Hinduism, expounding the monism regarded as implicit in the Veda in accordance with the doctrines of the Upanishads. It teaches that only Brahman has reality, while the whole phenomenal world is the outcome of illusion (maya)
C19: from Sanskrit, from Veda + ánta end
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