noun Hinduism.

any of the pluralistic schools of philosophy.
(initial capital letter) (in Vedantic philosophy) one of the two principal schools, asserting that entities have a real existence apart from Brahman.

Compare Advaita.

Origin of dvaita

< Sanskrit; akin to two
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