The definition of atman means the individual soul or essence, particularly in the Hindu religion.
A person who is entirely in touch with her spiritual side is an example of someone deeply connected to her atman.
- the individual soul or ego
- the universal soul; source of all individual souls
Origin of atmanSanskrit ?tm?, breath, soul, Supreme Spirit ; from Indo-European an unverified form ?t-men, breath from source Old English æthm, German atem
- The individual soul or essence.
- Atman The essence that is eternal, unchanging, and indistinguishable from the essence of the universe.
Origin of atmanSanskrit ātmā, ātman-, breath, spirit.
OriginSee also: Atmán