Ishvara

[ eesh-wer-uh ]
/ ˈiʃ wər ə /

noun Hinduism.

a personal and supreme god, supposed in dvaita Vedantism to be included with the world and Atman within Brahman.

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Example sentences from the Web for ishvara

  • Our physical system has at its centre the great spiritual Intelligence manifested as a Trinity, the Ishvara of that system.

    Avatras|Annie Besant
  • The will of Ishvara for you is evolution; these forces are made to help your evolution—but only if you strive against them.

    Avatras|Annie Besant
  • In man Ishvara sets himself to produce an image of Himself, which is not the case in the lower kingdoms.

    Avatras|Annie Besant
  • Then we begin to understand that these forces are necessary, and that they are within the plan of Ishvara.

    Avatras|Annie Besant