Definition of Advaita in English:

Advaita

noun

Hinduism
  • [mass noun] A Vedantic doctrine that identifies the individual self (atman) with the ground of reality (brahman). It is associated especially with the Indian philosopher Shankara (c.788–820).

    • ‘Later many philosophers did not agree with his absolute monism, and they have had introduced various revisions in the philosophical basis of Advaita Vedanta of Shankara.’
    • ‘The three main systems of Vedanta are Advaita, Vishishtadvaita and Dvaita.’
    • ‘Ultimate reality in Advaita Vedanta is Brahman.’
    • ‘He campaigned India-wide to consolidate the Hindu faiths of his time under the banner of Advaita Vedanta.’

Origin

Sanskrit, literally non-duality.

Pronunciation:

Advaita

/ədˈvʌɪtə/