Dvaita, Advaita, and Viśiṣṭādvaita: Contrasting Views of Mokṣa

@article{Betty2010DvaitaAA,
  title={Dvaita, Advaita, and Viśiṣṭādvaita: Contrasting Views of Mokṣa},
  author={S. Betty},
  journal={Asian Philosophy},
  year={2010},
  volume={20},
  pages={215 - 224}
}
  • S. Betty
  • Published 2010
  • Philosophy
  • Asian Philosophy
  • The three major schools of Vedanta—Śaṅkara's Advaita, Rāmānuja's Viśiṣṭādvaita, and Madhva's Dvaita—all claim to be based on the Upanishads, but they have evolved very different views of Brahman, or the Supreme Reality, and the soul's relation to that Reality once it is liberated from rebirth, when mokṣa or eternal life commences. Advaita teaches that liberated souls merge into the seamless blissful Brahman, the only Reality, and finally escape their earth dreams of sin and suffering, even to… CONTINUE READING
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