Empirical Self

Empirical Self is a term used by Zaehnar[1] to refer to the Bodily Ego.

Syncretic Terms

Bodily Ego > Acquired Self, Apparent Ego, Awkward Self, Earthly Self, Egoic Consciousness, Elusive Self, Empirical Self, False Personality, Illusory Self, King of the Body, Little Self, Not Self, Outer Self, Personality, Self, Subtle Body, Talking Self

Notes

Mysticism is "the realization of a union or a unity with or in [or of] something that is enormously, if not infinitely, greater than the empirical self"[2]

Footnotes

  1. Zaehner, R.C. Hindu and Muslim Mysticism. New York: Shocken Books, 1969. https://amzn.to/2IK1A7R.
  2. Zaehner, R.C. Hindu and Muslim Mysticism. New York: Shocken Books, 1969. p. 5. Emphasis added. https://amzn.to/2IK1A7R.