(Jāgrat): Wakefulness, one of the Four States of Consciousness. In this state, atman (the Supreme Self) is mainly mis-identified with annamaya kosha (the “sheath composed of food”). Thus, the jiva (soul) travels in objectivity and becomes an object itself, mostly ignoring its subjective consciousness. In the waking state, the jiva is caught up with objects (both external and internal) and loses the awareness of its true nature as pure “subject.”