Mahavakhyas

The four “Great Sayings” or Affirmations of the Upanishads, which indicate the unity of the individual essence, atman with Brahman. The sayings are:

  1. Prajnanam Brahman (“Consciousness is Brahman”); ]
  2. Ayam Atma Brahma (“The Self [Atman] is Brahman”);
  3. Tat Tvam Asi (“Thou art That”); and
  4. Aham Brahmasmi (“I am Brahman”).