Meaning of dvaita

dvai•ta

Pronunciation: (dvī'tu), [key]
— n. Hinduism.
  1. any of the pluralistic schools of philosophy.
  2. (cap.) (in Vedantic philosophy) one of the two principal schools, asserting that entities have a real existence apart from Brahman. Cf. Advaita.
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