noun Ve·dan·ta \vā-ˈdän-tə, və-, -ˈdan-\

Definition of VEDANTA

:  an orthodox system of Hindu philosophy developing especially in a qualified monism the speculations of the Upanishads on ultimate reality and the liberation of the soul
Ve·dan·tism \-ˈdän-ˌti-zəm, -ˈdan-\ noun
Ve·dan·tist \-ˈdän-tist, -ˈdan-\ noun

Origin of VEDANTA

Sanskrit Vedānta, literally, end of the Veda, from Veda + anta end; akin to Old English ende end
First Known Use: 1788


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