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"Aham Brahmasmi"- What is the meaning of the Upanishad phrase?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 25 Apr '13 07:46 pm
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Aham Brahmasmi is a Sanskrit sutra whose English translation is "the core of my being is the ultimate reality, the root and ground of the universe, the source of all that exists." When we repeat this sutra and let it resonate deep within, we expand our awareness of our eternal, unbounded nature. Here is a sutra practice you can use right now:
Begin by meditating for a few minutes, then imagine that you are a crystal bead. You reflect the light of every being in the universe, and your light is reflected in them. Silently repeat the words Aham Brahmasmi and continue to envision yourself as a beautiful jewel, reflecting and absorbing the light of the entire universe. Rest in the silence and feel the expansiveness of your being an expression of the infinite field of intelligence and all possibilities.
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Answered by LIPSIKA, 25 Apr '13 07:48 pm

 
  
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Aham Brahmasmi is a Sanskrit sutra whose English translation is "the core of my being is the ultimate reality, the root and ground of the universe, the source of all that exists." When we repeat this sutra and let it resonate deep within, we expand our awareness of our eternal, unbounded nature. Here is a sutra practice you can use right now:
Begin by meditating for a few minutes, then imagine that you are a crystal bead. You reflect the light of every being in the universe, and your light is reflected in them. Silently repeat the words Aham Brahmasmi and continue to envision yourself as a beautiful jewel, reflecting and absorbing the light of the entire universe. Rest in the silence and feel the expansiveness of your being an expression of the infinite field of intelligence and all possibilities.
Answered by rajan, 26 Apr '13 03:34 pm

 
  
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Aham Brahmasmi is a Sanskrit sutra whose English translation is "the core of my being is the ultimate reality, the root and ground of the universe, the source of all that exists." When we repeat this sutra and let it resonate deep within, we expand our awareness of our eternal, unbounded nature
Answered by Quest, 26 Apr '13 11:44 am

 
  
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This great teaching occurs in the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad.
The verse states This [self] was indeed Brahman in the beginning. It knew itself only as I am Brahman. It became all. Whoever realized this, they also became That [Brahman]. And to this day, whoever in a like manner knows the self as I am Brahman, becomes all this universe.

This teaching is known as the anubhava vakya (statement of experience), since it is the declaration that comes out of the direct realization of reality. Even in the previous teaching, a separate individual Self and a universal Self have been presumed. Upon meditation, the individual Self ultimately reveals its identity with the universal Self. But this statement is being made by the realized being who has already become the one Self.This teaching is being delivered from the pinnacle of realization. It is as if the Universal Consciousness itself is delivering this teaching! When such a being declares, Aham Brahmasmi, we must not misunderstand it as a sta ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 25 Apr '13 08:14 pm

 
  
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Said God Krishna to Arjun..." Kahan dhoondhta hai Parmeshwar ko... Mai hi sabkuchh hun... mai hi poora bramha hun"
Answered by Harish Kulkarni, 25 Apr '13 07:51 pm

 
  
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I think it means I am the core of the universe or something
Answered by Insane Guy, 25 Apr '13 07:48 pm

 
  
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I think it mean i m part of god or i m god
BUT GOD IS ONE ,NEVER BORN ,NEVER DIED , HAS NO PARENTS ,WHO IS ALL POWERFUL AND REST ALL ARE HIS CREATIONS AND SERVANTS WILLINGLY OR UNWILLINGLY
Answered by truth exposed, 25 Apr '13 07:48 pm

 
  
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