Spirit of God

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Spirit of God may refer to:

  • Holy Spirit, a term found in English translations of the Bible, but understood differently among theAbrahamic religions
  • Ahura Mazda (Zoroastrianism), a higher spirit of the Old Iranian religion who was proclaimed as the uncreated spirit by Zoroaster
  • Brahman (Hinduism), "the unchanging reality amidst and beyond the world", which "cannot be exactly defined"
  • Paramatman (Hinduism), the Supreme Soul
  • Great Spirit (Indigenous peoples of the Americas), a conception of a supreme being prevalent among some Native American and First Nations cultures
    • Gitche Manitou, Algonquian language term for Great Spirit and later for God by Christian missionaries
  • Maid of Heaven (Baha'i faith), a vision had by founder of the Bahá'í Faith of a maiden Messenger of God that gave him his mission
  • Naam (Sikhism), the principal method or tool of meditation, which is meant to unite the soul with the Supreme Soul
  • Qi (Taoism), an active principle forming part of any living thing
  • Tian (Confucianism), one of the oldest Chinese terms for the cosmos and a key concept in Chinese mythology, philosophy, and religion

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