HyperDic: vedanta

English > 1 sense of the word Vedanta:
NOUNcognitionVedanta(from the Sanskrit for 'end of the Veda') one of six orthodox philosophical systems or viewpoints rooted in the Upanishads as opposed to Mimamsa which relies on the Vedas and Brahmanas
English > Vedanta: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
Meaning(from the Sanskrit for 'end of the Veda') one of six orthodox philosophical systems or viewpoints rooted in the Upanishads as opposed to Mimamsa which relies on the Vedas and Brahmanas.
CategorySanskrit, Sanskritic language(Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism)
BroaderHinduism, HindooismA body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system

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