''Viveka'' ( sa|विवेक
|viveka) is a Sanskrit
term translated into English as discernment
[Discrimination learning refers to learning to distinguish.]
According to Rao
and Paranjpe, ''viveka'' can be explained more fully as:
is an eighth-century Sanskrit poem in dialogue form that addresses the development of ''viveka''. Within the Vedanta tradition, there is also a concept of vichara
which is one type of ''viveka''.
Viveka is the basis of the monastic name of Swami Vivekananda
, the first Hindu
spiritual teacher to journey to the west.
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