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atman

Paranormal
The understanding of self—in the Hindu construct—as a means of attaining liberation and divine perfection.
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If one recognizes that a human being can exist in various states--waking, dreaming, and deep sleep--that differ in degree of ignorance and bondage, then by extension one may derive a fourth state, 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.) With a leap of imagination and extrapolation, this fourth state is thought to have the same essence as Brahman and is the self (jiva) in the individual being.