Adhyatma

aḍhyāṭma - अध्यात्म

Oversoul; God manifested as the soul of all beings. (1)

“Those who, clinging to Me, seek release from (the debilities of) old age and from (the finality of) death become true knowers of Brahman (the Absolute), of Adhyatma (the Overself), and of all the secrets of karma.” —The Bhagavad Gita 7:29, from The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita by Swami Kriyananda

“The Blessed Lord replied: Brahman is the Indestructible and Supreme Spirit. Adhyatma is Brahman’s manifestation as the essential soul of all beings”. —The Bhagavad Gita 8:3, from The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita by Swami Kriyananda

References

  1. The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita, Swami Kriyananda. Chapter 20, “The Outer and Inner Universe.”