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atman


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Atman  \At"man\,  n.  [Skr.  [=a]tman.]  (Hinduism) 
  a  The  life  principle,  soul,  or  individual  essence. 
  b  The  universal  ego  from  whom  all  individual  atmans  arise. 
  This  sense  is  a  European  excrescence  on  the  East  Indian 
  thought. 




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