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Single Idea 7993

[catalogued under 29. Religion / A. Polytheistic Religion / 3. Hinduism]

Full Idea

Brahman is supreme, the Eternal. Atman is his Spirit in man. Karma is the force of creation, wherefrom all things have their life.

Gist of Idea

Brahman is supreme, Atman his spirit in man, and Karma is the force of creation


Anon (Bhag) (The Bhagavad Gita [c.500 BCE], 8.3)

Book Reference

'The Bhagavad Gita', ed/tr. Mascaro,Juan [Penguin 1962], p.77

A Reaction

I can't help wondering how they know all this stuff, but then I'm just a typical product of my culture. We seem to have a trinity here. Who's in charge? Is Atman just a servant? Is Karma totally under the control of Brahman?