The soul is your core consciousness. It is the ground of your being. It has two components. One is called Jiva, which is the personalized soul that recycles through time on a cosmic journey.
It is Karma, memory, and desire. The conditioned soul is part of an unconditioned soul called Atman, which is part of the universal soul – Brahman. The purpose of the conditioned soul is to create the evolutionary journey to unity consciousness. We do this through being, love, creative expressions, and through service.
The soul is also the confluence of meaning, context, relationship, and archetypal stories. The soul is the source of all our lives. It projects as the mind, the body, and the universe of our experiences.