Noun Vedanta Definition and Examples


Noun:

Vedanta

Pronunciation:

/vɪˈdantə//vɛˈdɑːntə//vɪˈdɑːntə//vɛˈdantə/

Definition:
1.

noun

A Hindu philosophy based on the doctrine of the Upanishads, especially in its monistic form.
  1. 'She was even attracted to her husband because he was so ‘spiritual,’ having been a monk in the Hindu tradition of Vedanta.'
  2. 'I was deeply influenced by the life of Ramakrishna and also Indian philosophies of Tantra and Vedanta.'
((n.) A system of philosophy among the Hindus, founded on scattered texts of the Vedas, and thence termed the "Anta," or end or substance.)


Origin:
From Sanskrit vedānta, from veda (see Veda) + anta ‘end’.

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