subconscious mind

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Noun1.subconscious mind - psychic activity just below the level of awareness
mind, psyche, nous, brain, head - that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head"
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Holy Quran 29: 45) Moreover, its aim is to generate within the subliminal self of man such spiritual power, light of faith and awareness of Allah as can enable him to strive successfully against all kinds of evils and temptations and remain steadfast at times of trial and adversity.
It considers the latest research on the subliminal self and discusses how the human kind works and how we interact with peers and family alike.
Myers's ideas on the subliminal self were some of the first descriptions of an active unconscious mind and strongly influenced William James, who in turn influenced much subsequent psychological thought.
40) Although this subliminal self could exist separately from its physical organism, contact other subliminal selves across time and space, and survive bodily death, Myers did not equate it with the soul.
I attach the mystical or religious consciousness to the possession of an extended subliminal self with a thin partition through which messages make irruption.
Rather I mean by the subliminal Self that part of the Self which is commonly subliminal; and I conceive that there may be,--not only co-operations between these quasi-independent trains of thought,--but also upheavals and alternations of personality of many kinds, so that what was once below the surface may for a time, or permanently, rise above it.