[Sanskrit, param, “supreme,” + atman, “Spirit,” or “Self,” i.e., the inner essence of the universe or of man that is one with Brahman] In Hinduism, the supreme Self or Spirit; God; Brahman. Sometimes used to distinguish the universal from the individual Atman.
El Morya, Ashram Notes, p. 43.
Pearls of Wisdom, vol. 35, no. 8, February 23, 1992.