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n. Hinduism
1. The individual soul or essence.
2. Atman The essence that is eternal, unchanging, and indistinguishable from the essence of the universe.

[Sanskrit ātmā, ātman-, breath, spirit.]


1. (Hinduism) the personal soul or self; the thinking principle as manifested in consciousness
2. (Hinduism) Brahman considered as the Universal Soul, the great Self or Person that dwells in the entire created order
[from Sanskrit ātman breath; compare Old High German ātum breath]


(ˈɑt mən)

n. Hinduism.
1. the individual self, known after enlightenment to be identical with Brahman.
2. (cap.) the world soul, from which all individual souls derive and to which they return.
[1775–85; < Skt ātman breath, self]


1. The essence or principle of life; reality in individual forms.
2. The divine cosmic principle of the monad.
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According to references, this monument was a Jain Mandir and the references of this Mandir can be seen in various books on Jain religion and the references tell that the building is a Jain Mandir built in memory of a great Jain scholar Shri Atma Ram Ji.
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