Vedanta means Veda end or the purpose or goal of the Vedas. It was given by Badrayana or Maharishi Vyasa, who is one of the 7 chiranjivis and wrote “Mahabharta”.AdvaitaIts proponent wes Adi Sahnakara and his Guru Gaudapada. The essence of this Vedanta is that “Brahman is the only reality, and the world, as it appears, is illusory.”VishishtadvaitaIts proponent was Rāmānuja. The basic theory is th…

You need to be an IASPOINT member to access this content. Click Here for Membership details.

This article is a part of our content of Integrated UPSC /IAS General Studies - Target 2018 membership programme.