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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).
- ‘The three main systems of Vedanta are Advaita, Vishishtadvaita and Dvaita.’
- ‘Ultimate reality in Advaita Vedanta is Brahman.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘He campaigned India-wide to consolidate the Hindu faiths of his time under the banner of Advaita Vedanta.’
Sanskrit, literally ‘non-duality’.
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