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1) Vedanta. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The term "Vedanta" has the literal meaning "the end of the Veda" and refers both to the teaching of the Upanishads, which constitute the last section of the Veda,...

2) Vedanta Societies. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Vedanta Societies, first and most influential Hindu organization in the West, founded by Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902), a disciple of Indian mystic Ramakrishna (1836-86)....

3) Ramanuja. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ramanuja, see Vedanta....

4) Madhva. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Madhva, see Vedanta....

5) advaita. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...advaita, see Vedanta....

6) transcendental meditation. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Vedanta philosophy, founded by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Stressing natural meditation and the liberating pleasures such practices could invoke, the method is believed...

7) Shankara. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Shankara, (shung´kr) (KEY) : see Vedanta....

8) Vivekananda. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hindu mystic, major exponent of Vedanta philosophy. He was born of a well-to-do family in Calcutta, and his given name was Narendra Nath Datta. As a young man he...

9) maya, in Hinduism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Veda to mean magic or supernatural power. In Mahayana Buddhism it acquires the meaning of illusion or unreality. The term is pivotal in the Vedanta system of Shankara,...

10) Brahman. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Brahman is the name for the ultimate, unchanging reality, composed of pure being and consciousness. Brahman lies behind the apparent multiplicity of the phenomenal...

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