Why is Jiva (embodied soul) interested in Spirituality?
The word ‘Adhyātma (अध्यात्म)’ meaning Spirituality is derived from two words, adhi (अधि) and ātmān (आत्मन्) [ātmānaha ādhi (आत्मन: अधि)]. Ādhi means pertaining to the topic and ātmā means the soul. Therefore Spirituality (Adhyātma) means pertaining to the soul (ātmā). Spirituality thus deals with the nature of the soul and information related to questions such as who am I, from where have I come, where will I go after death, etc. Click here to read more. Click here to read more.
- 1. Origin and meaning of Spirituality
- 2. Synonyms
- 3. Authority in Spirituality
4. Importance of Spirituality
- 4.1 Limitations of worldly matter
- 4.2 Subject which bestows eternal and supreme quality of Bliss (Anand)
- 4.3 Subject bestowing omniscience
- 4.4 Actual fulfillment of acquiring a birth as a human being repeatedly
- 4.5 Useful both for spiritual practice with and without expectation
- 4.6 Realising the importance only when the need arises
- 5. Why is man interested in Spirituality?
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