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This word actually refers to the ātman or the Self within our heart (vide Katha Upanisad 4.1). It is interpreted either as Paramātman (the Supreme Self) or as the jīvātman (the individual soul).
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This word actually refers to the ātman or the Self within our heart.<ref>Kathā Upaniṣad 4.1</ref> It is interpreted either as Paramātman<ref>Paramātman means the Supreme Self.</ref> or as the jīvātman.<ref>Jīvātman means the individual soul.</ref>
 
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This word actually refers to the ātman or the Self within our heart {vide Katha Upanisad 4.1). It is interpreted either as Paramātman (the Supreme Self) or as the jīvātman (the individual soul).
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Revision as of 09:24, 14 June 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Pratyagatman, PratyagAtman, Pratyagaatman


Pratyagātman literally means ‘the Self inside’.

This word actually refers to the ātman or the Self within our heart.[1] It is interpreted either as Paramātman[2] or as the jīvātman.[3]


References

  1. Kathā Upaniṣad 4.1
  2. Paramātman means the Supreme Self.
  3. Jīvātman means the individual soul.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore