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Define Spirituality

Query: Define Spirituality... Difference between Spirituality and Religion!

Vijay Kumar:
Define Spirituality: spiritual life is the prime fundamental of cosmic system! In absence of spirituality... essence of life reduced to zero. Why? In essence we are a spiritual being... a cosmic consciousness on its life journey of 8.4 million manifestations... an earthly sojourn of 96.4 million years! We as a soul atman manifested human form to remove dross impurities within!

As detailed in sacred Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism... the big bang explosion (when God Almighty exploded self with a big bang) resulted in all pure souls atmans gaining impurities! With the big bang explosion... all pure souls’ atmans scattered all over cosmos at unimaginable speeds. In the melee... the hurtling souls' atmans gathered impurities similar as a rolling ball gathers moss!

To cleanse self of dross impurities within starts cosmic life cycle of every soul atman! The intricacies of cosmic system can only be understood by travelling path of pure spirituality as detailed in sacred Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism! For knowing our true inner self... for realizing God... travelling spiritual path is an absolute must... one cannot do without!

We as a soul atman are a spirit! To understand essence of this spirit spiritual journey was necessitated! The essence of life... reality of our soul atman within can never be understood by travelling path of religion... path of rituals! The fundamentals of life can only be understood by travelling path of jnana yoga... path of absolute wisdom as detailed in Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism!

Just by visiting temples, churches or mosques one never reaches God! For reaching stage of enlightenment... kaivalya jnana a journey of spiritual path was necessitated! Travelling spiritual path means taking inner journey towards our soul atman... the spirit within! Path of spirituality can only be covered by assimilating pearls of wisdom contained in sacred scriptures of various religions of world.

Every single sacred scripture leads one towards path of pure spirituality! The epic Mahabharata that contains doctrine of Bhagavad Gita given to mankind by Lord Krishna in the battle of Mahabharata forms summum bonum of spirituality! Epic Ramayana is necessitated for travelling earthly sojourn of 70 to 80 years of physical manifest life in a meaningful manner!

Every single moment of life... human beings lived two lives! One by the physical manifest self and the other by our soul atman... the spirit within! The path undertaken by physical manifest self requires indulgence in Ramayana where as path undertaken by our soul atman... the spirit within demands our understanding gist of Bhagavad Gita in totality!

Definition of spirituality... meaning of spirituality in Hinduism is not difficult to understand! By assimilating pearls of wisdom contained in Bhagavad Gita any human being world over can travel spiritual path sincerely and diligently! The teachings of Bhagavat Geeta can be followed by any human being belonging to any religion, faith or belief!

For learning intricacies of Bhagavad Gita... one need not convert to Hinduism ever! The teachings of Bhagwad Gita have universal appeal. Even while following ones religion... any human being world over can ceremoniously follow teachings contained in Bhagavad Gita! The 700 shlokas verses contained in Bhagwad Gita sufficed for human beings to reach stage of enlightenment!

Big bang theory... God Almighty... journey of life undertaken by a soul atman... all is interconnected by threads of spirituality as detailed in Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism! Right from stage of big bang (when God Almighty... termed Brahman in Hinduism explodes self) to stage of complete dissolution of cosmos (termed Pralaya in Hinduism)... all is detailed in Bhagavad Gita!

Before travelling spiritual path we must also try to understand difference between spirituality and religion! India is spiritual citadel of world... from India flow teachings of Bhagavad Gita... various Upanishads (independent treatises) and the wisdom contained in sacred Vedas (Hinduism revelations)!

Hinduism beliefs in spirituality are at its best. Indulging in Bhagavad Gita... spiritual stalwarts like Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa and Maharishi Ramana finally gained enlightenment in their lifetime!

The concept of big bang theory is best understood following spiritual path detailed in Bhagavad Gita! Big bang theory and spirituality are interconnected! In absence of one... the other could not exist! If we truly desire understanding cosmic structure as built by God Almighty... our indulgence in Bhagavad Gita... path of pure spirituality was an absolute must!

The concept of pure spirituality can only be understood via path of Hinduism... path of sacred Bhagavad Gita! In absence of teachings contained in Bhagavad Gita... no human being world over could ever realize God... reach cosmic end of life... 8.4 millionth manifestation! Understanding Bhagavad Gita is interpreting path of spirituality the right way!

The origin of term spirituality directly resulted from teachings contained in sacred Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism! As per Bhagavad Gita no sooner life supporting planets like mother earth evolved in cosmic system... the hurtling souls' atmans immediately started manifesting life! Starting from stage of amoeba (first manifestation in cosmic life cycle)... the journey of life for a soul atman ended moment human beings gained enlightenment!

For understanding essence of spirit... our soul atman... journey of spiritual path was ordained by God Almighty! Remaining truthful all the time, hearing sweet small inner voice of my soul atman I finally realized God in 1993 at 37 years of age! After reaching stage of self realization, God realization the fundamentals of spirituality have become clear like ABCD.

I have traversed the same path undertaken by Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa and Maharishi Ramana! Practising Neti (not this, not this)... path of self enquiry as preached and advocated by Maharishi Ramana human beings finally reached abode of God... kingdom of God (termed Vaikuntha in Hinduism)... a point of no return!

Following path of spirituality means gaining enlightenment at the end of journey. The moment an enlightened one left mortal frame... one finally reached stage of salvation (moksha)!

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Essay by: Vijay Kumar "Atma Jnani" ... The Man who Realized God in 1993!

A to Z of Define Spirituality explained in words everyone can easily understand and fathom. More on meaning of spirituality - meaning of spirituality can be found at Essays Articles Spirituality ... Vijay Kumar - 30 Jan 2011.

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