(Draft Article) Small comment on article titled ‘What is Advaita?’

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By MuslimAnswers.net Team

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We were pointed to an article or part of a talk entitled: “What is Vedanta?” by the 19th century Hindu monk “Swami Vivekananda”. The article is very short, but since it presents the central theme of the Advaita philosophy, we would like to make a few comments about it. In the article itself, the monk says that there are a number of philosophical streams within Hinduism concerning the topic of the underlying nature of reality, but we can only say something about the particular viewpoint put forth by the monk, and other competing views will have to wait for other articles. The comments of the monk are in italics, ours in normal font. Continue reading

(Draft Article) Discussion with a follower of Advaita Vedanta

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By MuslimAnswers.net Team

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Recently we engaged a Hindu follower of the Advaita Vedanta theological school[1] in a discussion, from which many of his beliefs were presented to us. Below is the presentation of such beliefs, along with our responses[2]:

Hindu statement: It is to say everything has a divine spark in it. Continue reading