purusha

noun
pu·ru·sha | \ ˈpu̇rəshə \
plural -s

Definition of purusha 

: the soul that with prakriti constitutes the primary cause of phenomenal existence according to Sankhya philosophy specifically : an individual soul of an infinite number of like, discrete, and eternal souls

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History and Etymology for purusha

Sanskrit puruṣa, literally, man

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