higher self

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higher self

n
(Alternative Belief Systems) a person's spiritual self, as the focus of many meditation techniques, as opposed to the physical body
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In another letter to Perkins, Jones acknowledges an interest "in the Yogis and their various paths of attaining the Overself, as Paul Brunton and Emerson call it, which exists someplace in every man's mind, the God in every man" (qtd.
The winning lawyer is the alert lawyer who brings with him a sort of overself, that watchful guru who hovers above the lawyer listening to his every word, who tells him when to back off, when to attack, when to be gentle, and when to be silent.
kings and counts of the thousand possible ones within us are ourselves underourselves captured in some larger one whose jaget we understand as little as our overself his overself.