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I Am that I Am

I Am that I Am (ehyeh ašer ehyeh) is the common English translation (JPS among others) of the response God used in the Hebrew Bible when Moses asked for His name (Exodus 3:14). [1]

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"I AM" Activity

The "I AM" Movement is the original Ascended Master Teachings religious movement founded in the early 1930s by Guy Ballard (1878–1939) and his wife Edna (1886–1971) in Chicago, Illinois.

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Advaita Vedanta

Advaita Vedanta is the oldest extant sub-school of Vedanta, an ancient Hindu tradition of scriptural exegesis and religious practice, and the best-known school of advaita, the nonduality of Atman and Brahman or the Absolute.

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Aham Brahmasmi

In Hindu philosophy, the Sanskrit sentence - Aham Bramhāsmi (Devanagari: अहं ब्रह्म अस्मि) - means "I am Brahman" (Aham Brahman Asmi) or "I am the Infinite Reality".

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Allah

Allah (or; الله) is the Arabic word for God (al ilāh, literally "the God").

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Almond

The almond (Prunus dulcis, syn. Prunus amygdalus, Amygdalus communis, Amygdalus dulcis) (or badam in Indian English, from بادام) is a species of tree native to the Middle East and South Asia.

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Be, and it is

"Be, and it is" (كن فيكون) is a phrase that occurs several times in the Qur'an.

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Biblical Hebrew

Biblical Hebrew, also called Classical Hebrew, is the archaic form of the Hebrew language, a Canaanite Semitic language spoken by the Israelites in the area known as Israel, roughly west of the Jordan River and east of the Mediterranean Sea.

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Biographia Literaria

Biographia Literaria, or in full Biographia Literaria; or Biographical Sketches of MY LITERARY LIFE and OPINIONS, is an autobiography in discourse by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, which he published in 1817, in two volumes.

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Book of Exodus

The Book of Exodus or, simply, Exodus (from Greek ἔξοδος, exodos, meaning "going out"; שמות, Sh'mot, "Names"), is the second book of the Torah and the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament).

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Burning bush

The burning bush is an object described by the Book of Exodus as being located on Mount Horeb; according to the narrative, the bush was on fire, but was not consumed by the flames, hence the name.

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Catechism of the Catholic Church

The Catechism of the Catholic Church (or CCC) is a catechism promulgated for the Catholic Church by Pope John Paul II in 1992.

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Concept

A concept is an abstraction or generalization from experience or the result of a transformation of existing ideas.

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Diaspora

A diaspora (from Greek διασπορά, "scattering, dispersion") is a scattered population whose origin lies within a smaller geographic locale.

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Divinity

In religious terms, divinity or godhead is the state of things that come from a supernatural power or deity, such as a god, supreme being, Creator-God or spirits, and are therefore regarded as sacred and holy.

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Ego eimi

ego eimi (ἐγώ εἰμί) "I am", "I exist", is the first person singular present tense of the verb "to be" in ancient Greek.

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El (deity)

(or 'Il, written aleph-lamed, e.g. 𐎛𐎍, 𐤀𐤋, אל, ܐܠ, إل or إله, cognate to ilu) is a Northwest Semitic word meaning "god" or "deity", or referring (as a proper name) to any one of multiple major Ancient Near East deities.

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Elohim

Elohim (Hebrew: אֱלֹהִים) is a grammatically singular or plural noun for "god" or "gods" in both modern and Biblical Hebrew.

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Elohist

The Elohist (or simply E) is identified through textual criticism as one of four sources of the Torah, together with the Yahwist, the Deuteronomist and the Priestly source.

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Entity

An entity is something that exists in itself, actually or potentially, concretely or abstractly, physically or not.

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Force

In physics, a force is any interaction that, when unopposed, will change the motion of an object.

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God

In monotheism and henotheism, God is conceived as the Supreme Being and principal object of faith.

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Golden calf

According to the Bible, the golden calf (עֵגֶּל הַזָהָב ‘ēggel hazâhâv) was an idol (a cult image) made by the Israelites during Moses' absence, when he went up to Mount Sinai.

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Hebrew Bible

Hebrew Bible or Hebrew Scriptures (Biblia Hebraica) is the term used by biblical scholars to refer to the Tanakh (תנ"ך), the canonical collection of Jewish texts, which is the common textual source of the several canonical editions of the Christian Old Testament.

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Hebrew language

Hebrew is a West Semitic language of the Afroasiatic language family.

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Hindu

Hindu has historically referred to geographical, religious or cultural identifier for people indigenous to the Indian subcontinent.

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History of ancient Israel and Judah

Israel and Judah were related Iron Age kingdoms of the ancient Levant.

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I Am that I Am

I Am that I Am (ehyeh ašer ehyeh) is the common English translation (JPS among others) of the response God used in the Hebrew Bible when Moses asked for His name (Exodus 3:14).

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I and I

I and I may refer to.

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Ineffability

Ineffability is concerned with ideas that cannot or should not be expressed in spoken words (or language in general), often being in the form of a taboo or incomprehensible term.

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Jewish Publication Society of America Version

The Jewish Publication Society of America Version (JPS) of the Tanakh (the Hebrew Bible) was the first Bible translation published by the Jewish Publication Society of America and the first translation of the Tanakh into English by a committee of Jews (though there had been earlier solo efforts, such as that of Isaac Leeser).

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Judaism

Judaism (from Iudaismus, derived from Greek Ἰουδαϊσμός, originally from Hebrew, Yehudah, "Judah"; in Hebrew:, Yahadut, the distinctive characteristics of the Judean ethnos) encompasses the religion, philosophy, culture and way of life of the Jewish people.

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Kabbalah

Kabbalah (קַבָּלָה, literally "receiving/tradition") is an esoteric method, discipline, and school of thought that originated in Judaism.

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King James Version

The King James Version (KJV), also known as the Authorized Version (AV) or King James Bible (KJB), is an English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England begun in 1604 and completed in 1611.

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Koine Greek

Koine Greek (UK English, US English, or; in Merriam-Webster from Koine Greek ἡ κοινὴ διάλεκτος, "the common dialect"), also known as Alexandrian dialect, common Attic or Hellenistic Greek (Modern Greek Ελληνιστική Κοινή, "Hellenistic Koiné", in the sense of "Hellenistic supraregional language"), was the common supra-regional form of Greek spoken and written during Hellenistic and Roman antiquity.

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Magisterium

In Catholicism, the magisterium is the authority that lays down what is the authentic teaching of the Church.

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Mahāvākyas

The Mahavakyas (sing.: mahāvākyam, महावाक्यम्; plural: mahāvākyāni, महावाक्यानि) are "The Great Sayings" of the Upanishads, as characterized by the Advaita school of Vedanta.

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Monotheism

Monotheism is defined by the Encyclopædia Britannica as belief in the existence of one god or in the oneness of God.

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Moses

Moses (מֹשֶׁה, Modern Tiberian ISO 259-3; ܡܘܫܐ Moushe; موسى; Mωϋσῆς in both the Septuagint and the New Testament) is a prophet in Abrahamic religions.

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Names of God

A number of traditions have lists of many names of God, many of which enumerate the various qualities of a Supreme Being.

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Names of God in Judaism

The name of God used most often in the Hebrew Bible is the Tetragrammaton YHWH (יהוה), frequently anglicized as Jehovah and Yahweh but written in most editions of the Bible as "the " owing to the Jewish tradition of reading it as Adonai ("My Lords") out of respect.

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Nisargadatta Maharaj

Nisargadatta Maharaj (17 April 1897 – 8 September 1981), born Maruti Shivrampant Kambli, was an Indian Guru of Shiva Advaita (Nondualism), belonging to the Inchagiri Sampradaya, a lineage of teachers from the Navnath Sampradaya and Lingayat Shaivism.

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Para Brahman

Para Brahma(n)(Sanskrit:परब्रह्म) (IAST) is the "highest Brahman," beyond all conceptualisations.

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Philo

Philo of Alexandria (Φίλων, Philōn; ידידיה הכהן, Yedidia (Jedediah) HaCohen; c. 25 BCE – c. 50 CE), also called Philo Judaeus, was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher who lived in Alexandria, in the Roman province of Egypt.

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Quran

The Quran (القرآن, literally meaning "the recitation"; also romanized Qurʾan or Koran) is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a revelation from God (الله, Allah).

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Ramana Maharshi

Ramana Maharshi (30 December 1879 – 14 April 1950) was an Indian sage and jivanmukta.

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (21 October 1772 – 25 July 1834) was an English poet, literary critic and philosopher who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets.

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Sanskrit

Sanskrit (Sanskrit: or, originally, "refined speech") is the primary sacred language of Hinduism, a philosophical language in Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, and a literary language that was in use as a lingua franca in Greater India.

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Semitic root

The roots of verbs and most nouns in the Semitic languages are characterized as a sequence of consonants or "radicals" (hence the term consonantal root).

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Septuagint

The Septuagint (from the Latin septuaginta, "seventy") is a translation of the Hebrew Bible and some related texts into Koine Greek.

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Soham (Sanskrit)

Soham is same as Pankaj Sohum (सो ऽहम्) is the Sanskrit for "I am He/That".

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South India

South India (ದಕ್ಷಿಣ ಭಾರತ, തെക്കെ ഭാരതം, தெற்கு பாரதம், దక్షిణ భారతం) is the area encompassing India's states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Kerala as well as the union territories of Lakshadweep and Puducherry, occupying 19.31% of India's area. South India includes the southern part of the peninsular Deccan Plateau and is bounded by the Arabian Sea in the west, the Indian Ocean in the south and the Bay of Bengal in the east. The geography of the region is diverse, encompassing two mountain ranges, the Western and Eastern Ghats, and a plateau heartland. The Godavari, Krishna, Tungabhadra, Kaveri, and Vaigai rivers are important non-perennial sources of water. Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Coimbatore, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram are the largest and most industrialized cities in the region. A majority of Indians from the southern region speak one of the following languages: Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Tulu. During its history, a number of dynastic kingdoms ruled over parts of South India whose invasions across southern and southeastern Asia impacted the history and cultures of modern sovereign states such as Sri Lanka, Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia. The region was colonized by Britain and gradually incorporated into the British Empire. South India, particularly Kerala, has been a major entry point of the religions of Christianity and later Islam to the Indian Subcontinent. After experiencing fluctuations in the decades immediately after Indian independence, the economies of South Indian states have registered higher than national average growth over the past three decades. While South Indian states have improved in some socio-economic metrics, poverty continues to affect the region much like the rest of the country, although it has considerably decreased over the years. HDI in southern states is high and the economy has undergone growth at a faster rate than most northern states. Literacy rates in southern states is also very high, with approximately 80% of the population capable of reading and writing, while in Kerala (which has the highest literacy rate in India) 94% of the population are literate. Honour killings are non-existent in South India. Violence against women in South India is relatively low, with southern states having a progressive attitude toward the rights for women. Agriculture is the single largest contributor to the regional net domestic product, while Information technology is a rapidly growing industry. Literary and architectural styles, evolved over two thousand years, differ from other parts of the country. Politics in South India is dominated by smaller regional political parties rather than by national political parties. South India ranks the highest in terms of social and economic development in areas such as fertility rate and infrastructure; the fertility rate of South India is 1.9, the lowest of all regions in India.

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Stranger in a Strange Land

Stranger in a Strange Land is a 1961 science fiction novel by American author Robert A. Heinlein.

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Supreme Being

Supreme Being, higher being, and higher power are terms for philosophical conceptions of God.

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Tetragrammaton

The tetragrammaton (from Greek τετραγράμματον, meaning "(consisting) of four letters") is the Hebrew theonym יהוה, commonly transliterated into Latin letters as YHWH.

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Theology

Theology is the systematic and rational study of concepts of God and of the nature of religious ideas, but can also mean the learned profession acquired by completing specialized training in religious studies, usually at a university, seminary, or school of divinity.

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Torah

Torah (תּוֹרָה, "Instruction, Teaching"), or the Pentateuch, is the central reference of the religious Judaic tradition.

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Unmoved mover

The unmoved mover (ὃ οὐ κινούμενον κινεῖ, ho ou kinoúmenon kineî, "that which moves without being moved") or prime mover (primum movens) is a monotheistic concept advanced by Aristotle, a polytheist, as a primary cause or "mover" of all the motion in the universe.

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Victor P. Hamilton

Victor P. Hamilton (born 26 September 1941) (PhD, Brandeis University) is an Canadian / American theologian.

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Western esotericism

Western esotericism, also called esotericism and esoterism, is a scholarly "generic label for a large and complicated group of historical phenomena" which share an air de famille.

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Yahweh

Yahweh (or often in English; יהוה) is the national god of the ancient kingdoms of Israel and Judah.

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Ehyeh, Ehyeh asher ehyeh, Ehyeh-asher-ehyeh, Exodus 3:14, Hayah, Hayah asher hayah, I AM THAT I AM, I Am Who Am, I am that I am.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Am_that_I_Am

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