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dvaita

[dvahy-tuh]
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noun Hinduism.
  1. any of the pluralistic schools of philosophy.
  2. (initial capital letter) (in Vedantic philosophy) one of the two principal schools, asserting that entities have a real existence apart from Brahman.
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Origin of dvaita

< Sanskrit; akin to two
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