Shankara


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Shankara

(shŭng`kərə): see VedantaVedanta
, 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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Shankaracharya

, Shankara
9th century ad, Hindu philosopher and teacher; chief exponent of Vedanta philosophy
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