Vedanta

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

Other words from Vedanta

Vedantism \vā-ˈdän-ˌti-zəm, və-, -ˈdan- \ noun
Vedantist \vā-ˈdän-tist, və-, -ˈdan- \ noun

First Known Use of Vedanta

1788, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Vedanta

borrowed from Sanskrit vedānta, literally, "end of the Veda," from veda- veda + anta- "end, limit," akin to antya- "located at the end, last," Germanic *andja- "end, extreme" (whence Gothic andeis "end," Old English ende) — more at end entry 1

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