below to hear the pronunciation
I AM: the infinite
consciousness of the universe; the universal feeling of "I AM"-ness,
I am: the
consciousness of each individual; the individual illusive
feeling of "I am"-ness.
the symbol of the dual nature (positive and negative) of all things
in the universe. Also it is a symbol for spiritual powers in man and
the universe. It is the first step in the
Eternal Divine Path.
I Do: the feeling of the
raja guna (mutative)
part of the
mind; the doer-ship of the
the second part of the mind
I Have Done (Memory):
the feeling of the tama
guna (static) part of the
mind; the memory of
"doer-I" of the consciousness (Chitta);
the etheric part of the mind
which connects the
mind to the external
I Know: the feeling of
the satva (sentient) part of the
mind; the "knower-I" of the consciousness (Mahattattva);
the decision-making and knowledge part of the
Ignorance: same as
Ignorance, Passion, Or Knowledge: in any situation (time,
place, and person), the decision or action can be from:
(tama), when it is irrelevant to that situation; passion (raja) when
it is purely selfish and self-centered; or knowledge (satva)
when it is relevant and is for the benefit of all.
the name for the good records in the
used in the Koran.
Intellect: when an intellectual person creates intuitional
knowledge (spiritual knowledge) through spiritual practices (meditation,
concentration, etc.), he will illuminate his
intellect. He does not follow his
intellect blindly but
sees that there is the hand of the Creator in all (by His
Grace). Only this kind of intellectual person can understand the
subtle realities behind this manifested universe.
Illuminated Intelligence: when
intelligence plus intuitional knowledge has been gained.
Illuminated intelligence is different than
is different than
intelligence. (For further explanation, refer to the definitions
of intellect and
transfer of a
Soul from one body into a
new body after death.
who is also inspired by truth. So he feels he has a mission to
fulfill and he devotes all his time and
energy in fulfilling his
He also, as an
does not rely on the approval or disapproval of others.
ability to understand the material and visible universe; the ability
to learn, reason, think, and understand.
Spiritualists: those intellectuals who try to explain
God and the invisible universe by intellectual, inflexible
doctrines as dogmas. They create binding doctrines in order to
control the masses under such binding beliefs, so they will
knowingly or unknowingly exploit them and create bondage for
God-realization are supposed to free the human from bondage. But
most of the religious doctrines available now bind the human more
than free him because they have been created by intellectual
spiritualists in the last two thousand three hundred years.
capacity to acquire and apply knowledge.
ability to feel and know the truth which is beyond
intellect and reasoning, that is, an intuitive person. Intuition
knows a truth without sometimes being able to explain why. However,
in a deeper level, there is a reason for everything.
Ishmael: the son of
Abram and Hagar; the father of the Arabs.
Islam: from the root "tasleim"
which means "to be surrendered and/or submissive;" also the religion
the fourth sign ()
Israel: "He who
God" ("with" here is used
to mean "to be with"); the same as
Elected Ones, (the Sons of
Also it is the name given by
God to Jacob, the grandson