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By Jit Majumdar
Sometimes transliterated as: Badarayana, BAdarAyana, Baadaraayana
- belonging to badara (the Jujube tree, Zizyphus jujuba);
- a descendant of Vişņu, who is associated with the Jujuba tree
- the pioneering formulator of the Vedānta philosophy who lived between 200 – 450 CE; one of the vyasas of the Hindu purāņas.