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What is the difference between Prana and Atman Soul

Prana is the subtle energy that sustains life in a body. The Prana is like a battery system in a robot. Unless the master switches on the battery system, the robot does not start.   The master is the atman soul that is the real controller of human body. It is this master, controller we called atman soul that manifest […]


Is Atman the same as Soul or Spirit

Atman is termed soul in English. An atman is the spirit existing in our heart. As detailed in Bhagavad Gita we are primarily a spiritual traveler, a consciousness manifesting human form.   All atmans souls are indestructible, can never be created or destroyed. All atmans, the spirit exists from times immemorial. An atman is integral path of Parmatman, Brahman God […]


Atman and Jivatman are different or same

Atman (soul in English) is an independent entity having no relationship with the other atmans souls whatever.   When an atman manifests a body it is called Jivatman and a body a Jiva. An atman is not different from Jivatman, both mean the same.   When a Jivatman, the atman soul exists on mother earth! When an independent atman soul […]


Atman Brahman doctrine in Hinduism

Hinduism scriptures primarily Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads (independent spiritual treatises) detailed definition of atman and Brahman very distinctively.   In Hinduism atman means Prana energy, the spirit that manifests human body to work out its karma. The human form is a medium for atman within to reach state of absolute purity. Of its own no atman can purify itself and […]


If the Atman exists does Science have any proof to explain it

The concept of atman, this important precept of spirituality cannot be understood with the lens of science. Science has its limitations. Science demands proofs at each and every stage of life. Proofs which are not forthcoming in the field of pure spirituality!   In the science of spirituality everything is directly governed by absolute faith in god (called shraddha in […]


How do the concepts of Karma and Atman relate to Bhagavad Gita

As per Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita the present journey of life belongs to atman, spirit existing in our heart. It is this atman, consciousness within that manifested human form to work out its karma, remove dross impurities within.   Existence of atman is central to existence of life in cosmic system. As no atman can purify itself of its […]


What is the difference between Atom and Atman Soul

An atom is the basic building block of cosmos. Perceived from senses point of view everything in cosmos appeared solid. In reality all was gaseous formation, clusters of atoms and molecules. Even human beings were simply clusters of atoms and molecules, pure gaseous formation.   The Prana energy that gave an atom its energy, its power to exist is atman […]


Is it true Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa saw every man and woman as Atman

In the journey of spirituality it is not only Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa but every single seeker on reaching a particular spiritual level saw God in all. Seeing God in all or seeing the atman of every man and woman meant the same.   All atmans were part of Paramatma, the greater whole! If an individual piece of puzzle is an […]


According to Hindu scriptures what happens to Atman when we die

As per Hindu scriptures primarily Bhagavad Gita and Upanishads (independent spiritual treatises) after death of human body, the released atman again manifests a new body to start new journey of life.   Only if matching parents are not available on mother earth, the atman hibernates in heaven or hell (swarga or naraka) both of which existed in sun, heaven in […]


What is Jeevatma Atma Paramatma

Atma also pronounced atman is the Prana, spirit manifesting human form. Before manifesting any form an Atma was attributeless, remained inert as it is. The moment it manifests a form it is called Jeevatma. The Atma within a Jiva (living being) is of the same essence as in human beings.   Primarily it is our Atma that is the master […]


Is it possible to gain Atma Jnana without believing in Ishwar or a personal Deity

Atma Jnana cannot be gained if we did not believe in Ishwar or existence of God, Brahman in Hinduism. And why would that be so?   Atma jnana means knowledge of our true inner self, the realization that we are primarily an atman, a spirit that manifested human form to cleanse self of dross impurities within.   The state of […]


How to compare between Soul and Energy

We can never differentiate between soul and energy as both mean the same. The soul existing in human body is the Prana, cosmic energy that manifested human form to work out its karma, remove dross impurities within. This cosmic energy manifests human form as of itself it could not purify self. To cleanse itself of dross impurities within it needs […]


Is there a concept of a Human having more than one Soul Hinduism

The concept a human being having one soul does not hold good as per Bhagavad Gita. And why would that be? All souls started their cosmic sojourn when Brahman, God Almighty explodes self with a big bang.   The big bang explosion results in all pure souls atmans scattering all over cosmos at unimaginable speeds. In the melee, hurtling souls’ […]


How does Karmic debt attaches itself to the Atman Soul

Karmic debt is created when an atman starts its cosmic journey. All atmans before the start of their cosmic journey are pure. No sooner Brahman, God Almighty exploded self with a big bang, all pure atmans scattered all over cosmos at unimaginable speeds.   In the melee, pure atmans get mired in impurities and to cleanse self of dross impurities […]


What is the size of an Atman Soul

The size of an atman could not be determined by any means physical or otherwise. More than that so many people world over did not believe in existence of atmans.   The most human beings could reach was God particle. Mankind no matter how much science evolves could never reach world of atman, consciousness within us.   Science demands proofs […]


What proof is there that we are Atman Soul

The biggest proof that we are a soul existed in our heart. Whenever we were truthful 100% something within our heart fluttered all the time as if wanting to say something.   I was 100% truthful from six years of age. Something fluttered in my heart all the time. At that young age I did not know what it was […]


If Atman is not a doer Karta then how does it attract Karma

Ever since an atman started its cosmic sojourn it does not act like a Karta doer. An atman always remains passive and let manifest human form do all the work.   The cosmic journey of an atman starts when Brahman, God Almighty explodes self with a big bang. This results in all atmans scattering all over cosmos at unimaginable speeds. […]


Is the Consciousness Atman within free from sufferings

In the world of atman sufferings never existed. All atmans were aloof from everything we experienced as a manifest physical human being on mother earth.   All atmans from the very beginning of life remained passive. Of their own they could not purify self. To cleanse self of dross impurities within they manifested human form and started intermittent cycle of […]


Is Atman Soul different from Consciousness

The atman existing in our heart is the cosmic consciousness that runs the human body. Both atman and consciousness mean the same.   Human consciousness is the Prana, life energy that manifest human form to work out its karma, cleanse itself of dross impurities within. Of its own no atman could purify itself and needs a medium, a body to […]


How to feel Atman within

We can feel atman within only by demolishing our ego in totality, not suppressing. Demolition of ego in totality means we can clearly hear promptings of atman coming from within our heart.   At any given moment of life either of the two prevails, our ego or voice of atman from within. Human beings mesmerized by glare of worldly riches […]


What is an Atman as per Bhagavad Gita

An atman is the life sap as per Bhagavad Gita. It is the Prana, cosmic energy that manifest human form. The journey of life belonged to this atman, spirit within human beings. This atman is also the master and controller of human life on mother earth.   Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita is allegorically atman existing in human beings. The […]


Do plants have Atman as they have life Hinduism

All plants heaven atman within as per Hinduism scriptures. The journey of an atman on mother earth starts by manifesting form of amoeba (single cell formation), the first formation in cosmic life cycle. It further evolves into multi-cell formation, then insect life followed by plant life.   Every single human being on mother earth, the atman within has already manifested […]


In Hinduism the absolute Spirit is known as Atman

The absolute spirit, consciousness existing in our heart is our atman on its cosmic life cycle of 8.4 million manifestations. This spirit moment in gets separated from its source Brahman, God Almighty creator of entire cosmos, it desires rejoining its source.   Of its own it cannot purify itself and needs a medium, a body to work out its karma. […]


What is Atman in Hinduism

Atman in Hinduism is the underlying Prana energy that manifests human form to cleanse self of dross impurities within. By itself an atman cannot purify self of its own and needs a medium, a body to work out its karma. Every atman (soul) manifested human body to reach state of absolute purity, regain its lost original pure prime pristine primordial […]