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The difference between Atman and Brahman [duplicate]

Like the Brahman, the Atma also has several similar qualities like opminpresence, omnipotence, divinity etc. Then what is the difference between Brahman and individual Atma?
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Jeevatma and Paramatma according to Advaita philosophy [duplicate]

I am trying to understand the difference between Jeevatma and paramatma. I have gone through several articles but still not clear.I have read the explanation here - What is difference between Aatma, ...
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According to Hinduism,what is Atman? [duplicate]

According to Hinduism , what is Atman? What is the role of Atman in the birth , life, death , Nirvana cycle of life?
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What is the difference and connection between Atman and Nirguna Brahman [duplicate]

There is a question that asks for the difference between jiva atman, Atman and Paramatman and it does not answer my inquiry. I wish to know about the difference between Atmans Ananda essence and ...
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Difference between Atman and Jiv-Atman? [duplicate]

What is the difference between Atman and Jiv-Atman? What I think is the following: 1.Atman is the inner-consciousness of this whole Universe. 2.Jiv-Atman is the inner-consciousness of a single living ...
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What is the Jiva Atma? What is the Paramatma? Are they Different? Is the Jiva-Atma the Mind, Or Are They Different? [duplicate]

Basically, the title are my questions. I have heard the jiva atma and the paramatma used interchangeably, but then they are separated in, for instance, Vaishnavism. Is it the case that when we are in ...
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What is the relation/difference between Brahman(ब्रह्म) & Parabrahm(परब्रह्म)?

Actually first thing to know is: The relation/difference between Atman & Brahman but that question is closed as the duplicate of this. I don't know the exact reason may be Brahman of a question ...
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Bhagavad Geeta 5.4 - Can one attain samādhi by practicing science?

The Gita 5.4 says: sāṅkhya-yogau pṛthag bālāḥ pravadanti na paṇḍitāḥ ekam apy āsthitaḥ samyag ubhayor vindate phalam Only the ignorant speak of devotional service as being different from ...
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What is the meaning of “supreme personality of godhead”

This is in reference to Text 11 of Chapter 9 from Bhagavad Gita. I have 'Bhagavad Gita As It is'. I often come across this term 'supreme personality of godhead'and Lord Krishna is associated with this ...
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Who is Parmeshvara, Ishwara & VAsudeva? What is the difference among them?

In 18th Chapter of BG, we find following verses - The Lord abides in the hearts of all beings, O Arjuna, causing all of them to revolve by His power as if they were mounted on a machine. 61 Run ...
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What is the difference between the words parameswara iswara bhagavan paramatma Brahman? [duplicate]

Do all those terms refer to God? If so, how is each word different from the other?
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The two definitions of soul. Which one is true? [closed]

The vaishnavas or dualists claim that souls/jivatmas are separate sparks of light that are distinct from the subtle body and resides within the cave of subtle body/antahkarana/hridaya and upon mukti ...
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What is the difference between jeevatma and kaarana sareera

What is the difference between jeevatma and kaarana sareera (causal body)?
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What is a soul? Does it exist in all living things?

What is a soul? Does it exist in all living things? If yes, then what is difference between; Souls of two human beings Souls of a human being and another living thing
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Does a Jeevatman have any gender?

As discussed in this question - Does a soul have any gender? : No. All souls that enter the human body are not male because the soul (or the Self) doesn't have any gender. However, most people ...