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mardi 25 juin 2019

Our human? self is an association (sambhūtih, συγγένεια, συνουσία, κοινωνία) of breaths or spirations (prāṇāḥ, αίσθήσεις, Jaiminīya Upaniṣad Brāhmana IV.7.4, cf. II.4.5), or troop-of-elemental-beings (bhūtagana) ; and as such an “elemental-self” (bhūtātman) to be distinguished logically but not really from “its immortal Self and Duke” (netṛ = ήγεμών), immanent Agent (kartṛ) and Giver-of-being (prabhūh, Maitri Upaniṣad Maitri Upanishad
Maitri Upaniṣad
In The Thirteen Principal Upanishads, ed. R. E. Hume, 2nd ed., London, 1931.
III.2, 3, IV.2, 3, VI.7), the “Inner Man of these elemental-beings” (bhūtānām antah puruṣaḥ, Aitareya Āraṇyaka III.2.4) ; these two selves being the passible and impassible natures of a single essence.