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Published: 06.04.2005
Updated: 24.01.2012
Atman, Ātma, Ātmā, Ātmā

breath, soul, spirit orvital principle, as the word "Atem, Atmen" does in German.
sentient energy

There are 3 forms/stages of atma, soul:

outer soul:


The external soul is characterised by an aversion to the quest for truth.

inner soul:


The internal soul is fully dedicated to the quest for truth.

supreme soul:


One who attains self-realization is a liberated soul, supreme soul or paramatman.

A soul or atma bound by a body is called jiva, an embodied soul.


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