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purusha

[poo r-uh-shuh] /ˈpʊər ə ʃə/
noun, Hinduism.
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(in Sankhya and Yoga) one's true self, regarded as eternal and unaffected by external happenings.
Compare prakriti.
Origin of purusha
From the Sanskrit word puruṣa literally, man
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