From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Swami Harshananda
- Puruṣa or the individual soul
- Prakṛti or insentient nature
- Īśvara or God
Among these, puruṣa is also called by other names such as:
His essential nature is pure consciousness. Hence it is named accordingly.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore