Query: Atman in
Hinduism... What does atman
Atman in Hinduism or soul in English means the same! A soul is termed atman
in Hinduism! The concept of atman soul in human life is of paramount importance. Why? As per Bhagavad Gita of
Hinduism our atman soul is the absolute master and controller of human body and not vice versa. It is not
within the power of human body to manifest an atman
Atman in Hinduism forms core of life. It is the presence of an atman soul within the body
that makes journey of life possible on mother earth! Most human beings world over thought an atman soul existed
within a human body. This is an absolute misnomer. The human body does not contain an atman soul... rather it is
It is our atman soul that manifested human form to work out its karma... remove
dross impurities within! Ever since an atman soul started its cosmic journey... it got imbibed with impurities! To
cleanse self of dross impurities within every atman soul manifests a chain of bodies to work out its karma...
remove dross impurities within!
The journey of life always belonged to our atman soul and never manifest human form! Journey
in human form is the most pleasant experience for an atman soul! It is only in human form our atman soul finally
reached cosmic end of life when human beings gained enlightenment (kaivalya jnana) and finally salvation
Travelling spiritual path by human beings is a necessity of our atman soul! Ever since an
atman soul starts its cosmic journey... the effort of every atman soul remains reaching cosmic end of life... 8.4
millionth manifestation at the earliest! Stated in simpler words enlightenment announces an atman soul reaching end
of cosmic life!
The definition of atman soul in Hinduism is best detailed in sacred Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism!
As per Bhagavad Gita every atman soul is indestructible... it could neither be created nor destroyed! When atman
soul is indestructible... it could neither rebirth or reincarnate! The entire journey of 8.4 million
manifestations... an earthly life cycle of 96.4 million years is one single span of life for an atman soul! The
entire doctrine of reincarnation of atman soul is flawed!
The concept of atman in Hinduism is without a flaw! Unless people in West indulged in sacred
Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism... none could understand the true meaning and purport of atman soul! The concept of atman
is unique to sacred Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism ... the foremost of all sacred scriptural texts available on mother
The concept of jivatma paramatma is best clarified in Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism! As stated in
Bhagavad Gita... the moment an atman soul manifested a body... it was termed jivatma in Hinduism. The term Jivatma
primarily means a Jiva (living form) possessing an atman soul within! In Hinduism an atman is termed
An atman soul is also termed as our real self... our true inner self that could only be reached
by travelling spiritual path! For realizing our true inner self... one needs gaining enlightenment and finally
salvation (moksha)! Our atman soul regains its lost original pure prime pristine primordial form the moment human
beings reached stage of enlightenment (kaivalya jnana)!
Travel in human form is the most pleasant experience for an atman soul! It is only in human
form... the highest manifest stage in cosmic life cycle our atman soul finally gained liberation from cycle of
birth and death forever! As a human being undertaking spiritual journey is a priority... a requirement of our atman
soul... never the manifest human form!
In Hinduism... the physical aspect of life... manifest physical form is considered
insignificant compared to our atman soul within! Prime reason why many Indians leave confines of their home in
search of God Almighty! Such people failed to realize that God Almighty could never be found via path of
religion... path of rituals! Furthermore, we are required to burn our karma in totality!
If we desire our atman soul gaining absolute purity... our indulgence on path of spirituality is
necessitated! Only by travelling uncharted path of spirituality human beings finally reached God... gained absolute
purity as an atman soul! Travelling spiritual path is an inherent requirement of our atman soul... something one
could not do without!
If someone would ask... what does atman mean in Hinduism... the simple answer would be
indulge in teachings contained in sacred Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism! Only by assimilating pearls of wisdom contained
in Bhagavad Gita human beings finally unveiled cosmic truths of life realizing which one finally reached stage of
enlightenment (termed self realization by many)!
Our atman soul is pure cosmic consciousness that is imbibed with impurities! It is only by
indulgence in good karma... positive karma human beings finally reduced dross impurities within our atman soul! The
moment our karma negated to zero... one finally reached stage of Nirvikalpa Samadhi ... stage of absolute
nothingness when not a single thought entered our brain uninvoked!
Our atman soul being the ultimate controller of human life... it is imperative on human beings
to travel spiritual path at the earliest! We do not know what form our soul atman manifests in next life... why not
travel spiritual path now and reach cosmic end of life... 8.4 millionth manifestation... when human beings reached
stage of self realization... God realization!
Always there to clarify your queries (send your query),
Vijay Kumar "Atma Jnani" ... The Man who Realized God in 1993!
A to Z of Atman in Hinduism explained in words everyone can easily understand and
fathom. More on define atman - atman hinduism can be found at : Essays Articles Atman Hinduism
... Vijay Kumar - 13 Jan 2011.
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