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[uh d-vahy-tuh]
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).
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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.