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hupostasis  Term Image (υποστασις) Script Image
(Language:  Greek)
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Short Description: standing under, sediment, foundation
Long Description: standing under, sediment, foundation; in Neoplatonism, hupostasis is a synonim of ousia, that means being, substance, existence; the three hupostaseis of Plotinus are three fundamental levels, or dimensions, of divine reality: the One, Intellect, and Soul.
Source(s): The Golden Chain: An Anthology of Platonic and Pythagorean Philosophy, by Dr. Algis Uždavinys
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms