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Madhva (1238–1317 CE) was the founder of the theological, philosophical, and commentarial school of Dvaita Vedānta, also known as Tattvavāda (lit. teaching of reality). His teaching is a major decisive point of departure in the long-running vedantic debate between theism and monism. Of the three major…

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Sheridan, Daniel P., “Madhva”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 19 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2018

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