Pratyagātman

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By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Pratyagatman, PratyagAtman, Pratyagaatman


pratyagātman (‘the Self inside’)

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).

See also ĀTMAN.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore

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pratyagātman (‘the Self inside’) 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). See also ĀTMAN.