atman definition

  • noun:
    • Hinduism the person heart or essence.
    • Hinduism The essence this is certainly eternal, unchanging, and indistinguishable from essence of universe.
    • The heart; one's real self.
    • living concept, heart, or specific essence.
    • The universal pride from whom all individual atmans occur. This good sense is a European excrescence in the East Indian thought.
    • The heart because it's conceived by the Brahman philosophers: the presence of it really is rejected by the Buddhists. The heart of the world is similarly called atman.
    • Hinduism the patient heart or essence.
    • Hinduism The essence that is endless, unchanging, and indistinguishable from essence for the world.
    • The soul; one's true self.
    • The life principle, soul, or individual essence.
    • The universal ego from who all individual atmans arise. This sense is a European excrescence on East Indian thought.
    • The heart as it is conceived by the Brahman philosophers: the presence of it really is denied because of the Buddhists. The heart of the world is similarly called atman.

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