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, one of the six classical systems of Indian philosophy. 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, and to the knowledge of its ultimate meaning.
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Second, Naranappa, rehearsing Charvaka brahmin-baiting, takes a savage delight in confounding Madhva pieties.
2) Madhva was a thirteenth-century philosopher and proponent of dvaita, or dualism, which emphasized the difference between the soul and godhead.
In this, they are different from the other brahmin sect mentioned in Samskara, the Madhvas, who only worship Vishnu.
33-35) passionately defends Madhva 'Acarya's concept of jiva-traividhya, three types of soul, each with its own innate, predetermined eligibility for certain states or conditions (svabhava-bheda).
For a discussion on the Lord's partiality in Madhva, Vallabha, and Gaudiya (especially Baladeva Vidyabhusana) theology see Buchta (2014: 272-76).
She was willing to consider two alternatives: either they were quotations from Agama texts that were generally known in Madhva's time, "or they were invented by Madhva himself (ad hoc?
Sharma, who has written extensively on Madhva and on the history of the Dvaita school.
In 1997 Roque Mesquita, the author of the book that has occasioned this retrospect, faced the problem head on in a volume entitled Madhva und seine unbekannten literarischen Quellen: Einige Beobachtungen (Vienna: Publications of the De Nobili Research Library, vol.
Rather, Madhva was fully convinced that he was an avatara, the result of Visnu having taken possession (avesa) of him.
More than being just a first attempt, "Mesquita's careful examination of Madhva's works has shown the way in which Madhva proceeded in treating sources" (J.
my article "Some Examples from Madhva Hagiography," in According to Tradition, ed.
Sankara (not in the index) receives little attention, but articles on Ramanuja, Srikantha, and Madhva are by S.