[ uh-huhng-kahr-uh ]
/ ə hʌŋˈkɑr ə /
noun Hinduism, Buddhism.
the false identification of the purusha, or true inner self, with the body, the mind, or the outside world.
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Origin of ahankara
< Sanskrit ahaṅkāra ego consciousness, equivalent to aham I + -kāra making or producing (a sound), saying, as in śītkāra making the sound śīt
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