10 Facts About Dvaita Vedanta


Dvaita Vedanta ;, is a sub-school in the Vedanta tradition of Hindu philosophy.

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The Tattvavada Vedanta sub-school was founded by the 13th-century philosopher-saint Madhvacharya.

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The Dvaita Vedanta school believes that God and the individual souls exist as independent realities, and these are distinct, being said that Vishnu is independent, and souls are dependent on him.

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Dvaita Vedanta is a Sanskrit word that means "duality, dualism".

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Aluru Venkata Rao opines that the term Dvaita Vedanta is not suitable for Madhva's philosophy, hence it should not be used.

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Dvaita Vedanta is a dualistic interpretation of the Vedas which espouses dualism by theorizing the existence of two separate realities.

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Dvaita Vedanta is believed to be almighty, eternal, always existing, everlasting, all-knowing, and compassionate.

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Dvaita Vedanta stated "brahmasabdasca Visnaveva", that Brahman can only refer to Vishnu.

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Dvaita Vedanta believes that they are mortal, and that some of them could sink into lower stages of existence after death.

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Dvaita Vedanta acknowledges two principles; however, it holds one of them as being eternally dependent on the other.

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