The one who has never been born, the one who will never be born, and the one who can never be born, the one who takes the form of the immortal soul inherent in all the animal species, is known as aja—
nahi jāto na jāyeyaṁ na janiṣye kadācana
kṣetrajñaḥ sarvabhūtanaṁ tasmādaham ajaḥ smṛtaḥ
The one who is not born of a father’s seed and from a mother’s womb. The one without a begetter, the one who is free of birth is aja—
na jayate janitrāyam ajastasmāt
Often equated with Śiva (Shiva), Viṣṇu (Vishnu), and Kṛṣṇa (Krishna).