[Advaita-l] Aham brahmasmi

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at braincells.com
Tue Dec 8 08:15:33 CST 2009

On Tue, 8 Dec 2009, Michael Shepherd wrote:

> It's best to take this statement -- which means literally 'I am Brahman,
> myself'

It is not as idiomatic in English but adding "myself" is more literal.  It 
is a reflexive verb.  The sentence is not just saying "I am Brahman" but 
also "Brahman is I"

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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