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[vid-yah] /ˈvɪd yɑ/
noun, Hinduism, Buddhism.
transcendental knowledge leading toward Brahman.
Compare avidya.
Origin of vidya
< Sanskrit vidyā knowledge Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The word Veda signifies to-know; the latter from vidya meaning wise.

    Woman, Church & State Matilda Joslyn Gage
  • If any one says that widow-marriage is contrary to religion, I will give him vidya Sagar's essay to read.

    The Poison Tree Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

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