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atman

[ät′män]
(in psychiatry) a concept derived from Eastern Indian philosophy that the highest value is knowledge of one's true self. The atman represents the most inward reality, the innermost spirit, and the highest controlling power of a person.

atman

Paranormal
The understanding of self—in the Hindu construct—as a means of attaining liberation and divine perfection.

atman (ätˑ·mn),

n according to Vedic tradition, the “self” or the “individual soul.” Unification of atman with Brahman leads to enlightenment of an individual. Also called
atma. See also Brahman.
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