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(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.
The understanding of self—in the Hindu construct—as a means of attaining liberation and divine perfection.
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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The Nyaya and Vaiseshika systems believe in God and objective reality--that is, the existence of objects independent of (and in addition to) the mind and the atman.
The highest level of ignorance and bondage is thought to occur in the waking state, when the atman identifies itself with the physical being.