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A Dictionary of Asian Mythology

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2002

Literally meaning end or culmination of the Vedas (see Vedas), Vedānta is essentially a Hindu (see Hinduism ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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(Skt., ‘Veda’ + ‘end’). ...

The end, i.e. culmination, of the Vedas, especially as contained in the last section of

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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2009
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1 A term for the Upaniṣads. ...

2 A highly influential theological and philosophical tradition, also known as Uttara Mīmāṃsā—‘Later

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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(Sanskrit, ‘conclusion of the Vedas’) ...

Best known and most popular form of Indian philosophy; it forms the foundation for

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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2005
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End or cream of the revealed scriptures of the Hindus (collectively called ‘Veda’), which traditionally includes the more philosophical Upanishads ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

a Hindu philosophy based on the doctrine of the Upanishads, especially in its monistic form. ...

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