Achintya Bheda Abheda

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Achintya-Bheda-Abheda (अचिन्त्यभेदाभेद, in IAST) is a school of Vedanta representing the philosophy of inconceivable one-ness and difference.wikipedia
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Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

ChaitanyaSri ChaitanyaSri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
It is believed that this philosophy was taught by the movement's theological founder Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486 - 1534) and differentiates the Gaudiya tradition from the other Vaishnava Sampradayas.
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (also transliterated ) (18 February 1486 – 14 June 1534), formally known as Shri Krishna Chaitanya was a Hindu mystic, saint, and the chief proponent of the Achintya Bheda Abheda and Gaudiya Vaishnavism tradition within Hinduism.

Vedanta

VedanticVedāntaVedantist
Achintya-Bheda-Abheda (अचिन्त्यभेदाभेद, in IAST) is a school of Vedanta representing the philosophy of inconceivable one-ness and difference.
4) * Achintya Bheda Abheda, founded by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486–1534 CE)

Gaudiya Vaishnavism

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The Gaudiya Vaishnava religious tradition employs the term in relation to the relationship of creation and creator (Krishna, Svayam Bhagavan), between God and his energies.
A particularly distinct part of the Gaudiya Vaishnava philosophy espoused by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu is the concept of Achintya Bheda Abheda, which translates to "inconceivable oneness and difference" in the context of the soul's relationship with Krishna, and also Krishna's relationship with his other energies (i.e. the material world).

Krishna

Lord KrishnaSri KrishnaShri Krishna
The Gaudiya Vaishnava religious tradition employs the term in relation to the relationship of creation and creator (Krishna, Svayam Bhagavan), between God and his energies.
Jiva Goswami, a saint from Gaudiya Vaishnava school, described Krishna theology in terms of Bhakti yoga and Achintya Bheda Abheda.

Vaishnavism

VaishnavaVaishnaviteVaishnavaite
It is believed that this philosophy was taught by the movement's theological founder Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486 - 1534) and differentiates the Gaudiya tradition from the other Vaishnava Sampradayas. In this sense Vaishnava theology is panentheistic as in no way does it deny the separate existence of God (Vishnu) in His own personal form.

Ātman (Hinduism)

AtmanĀtmanAtma
Historically within Hinduism there are two conflicting philosophies regarding the relationship between living beings (Jiva or Atma) and God (Ishvara, Brahman or Bhagavan).
The Vedanta sub-schools of Vishishtadvaita Vedanta and Achintya Bheda Abheda combine ideas about Ātman from dual and non-dual schools.

Jiva Goswami

Jīva GosvāminJīva Gosvāmī
Jiva Goswami also accepts that any object and its energy are non-different, such as fire and power of burning.
It was in his Sarva-samvadini commentary to the Sat Sandarbhas of Hindu philosophy that Jiva Goswami first wrote of Achintya Bheda Abheda, the philosophy of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

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(A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)

Shuddhadvaita

ŚuddhādvaitaShuddha Advaita (''Pure Non-dualism'')
Shuddhadvaita
Achintya Bhedābheda vāda of Krishna Chaitanya

Turiya

transcendental consciousnessfourth stage of consciousnesswaking state
Turiya
Achintya Bheda Abheda

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Achintya-Bheda-Abheda (अचिन्त्यभेदाभेद, in IAST) is a school of Vedanta representing the philosophy of inconceivable one-ness and difference.

Sanskrit

Skt.classical SanskritSanskrit language
In Sanskrit achintya means 'inconceivable', bheda translates as 'difference', and abheda translates as 'non-difference'.

Dvaita Vedanta

dvaitadualityDvaita philosophy
It can be understood as an integration of the strict dualist (dvaita) theology of Madhvacharya and the qualified monism (vishishtadvaita) of Ramanuja.

Madhvacharya

MadhvaMadhavaJagadguru Madhvacharya
It can be understood as an integration of the strict dualist (dvaita) theology of Madhvacharya and the qualified monism (vishishtadvaita) of Ramanuja.

Vishishtadvaita

Vishishtadvaita Vedantaqualified monismvishistadvaita
It can be understood as an integration of the strict dualist (dvaita) theology of Madhvacharya and the qualified monism (vishishtadvaita) of Ramanuja.

Ramanuja

RamanujacharyaSri RamanujaSri Ramanujacharya
It can be understood as an integration of the strict dualist (dvaita) theology of Madhvacharya and the qualified monism (vishishtadvaita) of Ramanuja.

Hinduism

HinduHindusHindu religion
Historically within Hinduism there are two conflicting philosophies regarding the relationship between living beings (Jiva or Atma) and God (Ishvara, Brahman or Bhagavan).

Ishvara

ĪśvaraLordEiswara
Historically within Hinduism there are two conflicting philosophies regarding the relationship between living beings (Jiva or Atma) and God (Ishvara, Brahman or Bhagavan).

Brahman

BrahmAksharBrahma
Historically within Hinduism there are two conflicting philosophies regarding the relationship between living beings (Jiva or Atma) and God (Ishvara, Brahman or Bhagavan).

Bhagavan

BhagavatBhagavānGod
Historically within Hinduism there are two conflicting philosophies regarding the relationship between living beings (Jiva or Atma) and God (Ishvara, Brahman or Bhagavan).

Theology

theologiantheologicaltheologians
In this sense Vaishnava theology is panentheistic as in no way does it deny the separate existence of God (Vishnu) in His own personal form.

Panentheism

panentheisticpanentheistDivine Omnipresence
In this sense Vaishnava theology is panentheistic as in no way does it deny the separate existence of God (Vishnu) in His own personal form.

Vishnu

Lord VishnuViṣṇuAyya
In this sense Vaishnava theology is panentheistic as in no way does it deny the separate existence of God (Vishnu) in His own personal form.

Sun

solarSolThe Sun
For example, both the sun and sunshine are part of the same reality, but there is a great difference between having a beam of sunshine in your room, and being in close proximity to the sun itself.

Sunlight

sunshinesolar radiationnatural light
For example, both the sun and sunshine are part of the same reality, but there is a great difference between having a beam of sunshine in your room, and being in close proximity to the sun itself.