Aham Brahman asmi

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article
views updated

Aham Brahman asmi (i.e. aham brahmāsmi). ‘I am Brahman’ (Bṛhadāraṇaya Upaniṣad 1.4.10). Hindu formula through which the identity of the self (ātman) with Brahman is proclaimed. It is one of the mahāvākyas, great precepts.