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Vedānta: Modern Vedānta
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Describing his state of mind as a student at Madras Christian College during the first decade of the 20th century, S. Radhakrishnan (1888–1975), one of the most notable exponents of modern Vedānta, wrote,

I was strongly persuaded of the inferiority of the Hindu religion to which I attributed the political downfall of India...I remember the cold sense of reality, the depressing feeling of defeat that crept over me as a causal relation between…

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Bartley, Christopher, “Vedānta: Modern Vedānta”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 18 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2018

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