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May u plz difine "aatma"?

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Asked by vivek singh, 27 Jan '12 11:47 am
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'Aatma' the Hindi word is derived from another Hindi word 'aatmajan' meaning near and dear ones. Aatma (soul) is the finest extract of our progenitors, who brought us forth into this world. This extract becomes the animating principles of all living things. In animals it is anima (jivatma), in human beings it is soul (aatma). In animal wold it serves as instincts, which not only animates, but protects and guides them. In humans it serves as conscience. As conscience it protects us from living according to our base nature.
Answered by Jack Johnson, 27 Jan '12 03:33 pm

 
  
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TWO TYPES OF SOULS [atma]
1) jiva-atma - the individual soul, known as the living entity
2) param-atma - the Supersoul, known as the Supreme Lord, who resides in the hearts of all living entities as the witness.

Both the Supreme Lord and the living entity are known as atma. The Supreme Lord is called Paramatma, and the living entity is called the atma, the brahma or the the jiva.

Both the Paramatma and the jivatma, being transcendental to the material energy, are called atma. Generally people have many wrong conceptions about both of them. The wrong conception of the jivatma is to identify the material body with the pure soul, and the wrong conception of Paramatma is to think Him on an equal level with the living entity.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 27 Jan '12 11:52 am

 
  
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Aatma ......LIGHT.....
Answered by HUMTUM, 27 Jan '12 11:54 am

 
  
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Aatma' the Hindi word is derived from another Hindi word 'aatmajan' meaning near and dear ones. Aatma (soul) is the finest extract of our progenitors, who brought us forth into this world. This extract becomes the animating principles of all living things. In animals it is anima (jivatma), in human beings it is soul (aatma). In animal wold it serves as instincts, which not only animates, but protects and guides them. In humans it serves as conscience. As conscience it protects us from living according to our base nature.
Answered by ambuj kumar, 28 Jan '12 01:18 am

 
  
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That Soul comes from the kingdom of God and he has a spiritual body of enternity, Knowledge and bliss to relate with the Lord.
Answered by bhaskara rao, 27 Jan '12 11:55 am

 
  
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