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Dear Sir,

Does there is any difference in  beings Atman vise as face have in body, Is Atman has faces, some is lower litheness other is more lightened, i don't know but it should be.

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Dear Vineet,

Thank you for your questions.

Atman, as the term is used in Advaita Vedanta, is singular. It is the Supreme Self of all beings, earthly and Divine, devoid of upadhis , i.e. distinguishing characteristics. It is Pure Consciousness that is the Essence of all forms but has no innate form.

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Brother William

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I can answer questions about Vedanta philosophy, Patanjali Yoga philosophy and practice, Tantra, Bhagavad-Gita, Upanishads, Vivekachudamani (Shankara`s Crest-jewel of Spritual Discrimination), Advaita (non-dualism), the Ramakrishna-Vivekananda tradition, Goddess worship, meditation practice, Hindu monasticism (sannyasa), and Sanskrit.

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I've been studying and practicing Vedanta and Tantra since 1969.

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I'm the founder and spiritual director of Ashram West, a gay spiritual community based on traditional Hindu Tantra. I have been a member of the Vedanta Society of Southern California since 1969.

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I have three books in print: GAY TANTRA, ESSAYS ON GAY TANTRA, BLOOD OF THE GODDESS.

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I hold a B.A. in Sanskrit (UC Berkeley 1975) and an M.A. in clinical psychology (Antioch University 1986).

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