The spiritual self. The embodied self. The word literally means "The dweller in the city" that is, in the body. It is derived from the Sanskrit "pura" which means city or body, and "usha," a derivative of the verb "vas," to dwell.
The consciousness, the life source.
(Skt) "Ideal or cosmic man," Hindu equivalent of Adam Kadmon; the universal spirit that animates prakriti, its substantial counterpart or pole; the individual spiritual self or monad of any entity. oot-Race(s) The main serial divisions of the life-waves on any planetary globe, each lasting millions of years; present-day humanity comprises the 5th of 7 great root-races.
consciousness; both individual and universal; attractive force between subtle particles;
an individual consciousness.
The individual soul; the in-dwelling form of God as the individual soul.
The true self, the soul, one's own true nature. Please see raja yoga.
The indwelling spiritual Self.
The eternal Conscious Principle of the Samkhya Philosophy, the Absolute.
One of the two ultimate Realities of Samkhya philosophy. The divine Self, the absolute Reality, pure Consciousness. The only sentient existence. Rama Sri, also Ramachandra: One Avatar of Vishnu; hero of Ramayana
cosmic spirit (in the collective sense).
(Lit. person.) A term of Samkhya philosophy denoting Spirit, or the Conscious Principle. The universe evolves from the union of prakriti (nature) and Purusha. In Vedanta the word also denotes the Soul and the Absolute.
man; pure consciousness
Eternal, unmanifest consciousness
The Spirit-Monad or Soul in man.
The Self which abides in the heart of all beings.
("male"): the transcendental Self (atman) or Spirit, a designation that is mostly used in Samkhya and Patanjali's yoga-darshana
In Hinduism, Purusha ("Cosmic Man") is the "self" which pervades the universe. The Vedic divinities are considered to be the human mind's interpretation of the many facets of Purusha. According to the Rigvedic Purusha sukta, Purusha was dismembered by the devas -- his mind is the Moon, his eyes are the Sun, and his breath is the wind.