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Practical spirituality and human development : transformations in religions and societies

Author: Ananta Kumar Giri
Publisher: Singapore : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores varieties of spiritual movements and alternative experiments for generation of beauty, dignity and dialogues, in a world where the rise of the religious in politics and the public sphere is often accompanied by violence. It examines how spirituality can contribute to human development, social transformations and planetary realizations, urging us to treat each other, and our planet, with  Read more...
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(OCoLC)1033533810
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ananta Kumar Giri
ISBN: 9789811308031 9811308039
OCLC Number: 1055459389
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Contents: Intro; Dedication; Foreword; Preface; References; Contents; List of Figures; Notes on Editor and Contributors; Chapter 1: Practical Spirituality and Human Development: An Introduction and an Invitation; References; Part I: Practical Spirituality: Understanding New Modes of Thinking and Transformative Practice; Chapter 2: The Calling of Practical Spirituality; Introduction and Invitation; Pathways of Practical Spirituality; Non-Dual Realizations and Practical Spirituality; Transformational Challenges Before Science and Religion. Practical Spirituality, Practical Discourse, and Democratic TransformationsReferences; Chapter 3: What It Means to Be Religious?; Chapter 4: Practical Spirituality: Human Beings Evolving into a Higher Level of Communion and Ethical Relation with One Another; Introduction; Applied Research: Sahaj Marg Raja Yoga; Universal Human Values; The Role of Suffering; Ethics of Responsibility; The Role of Love; Role of Faith; Role of Attitudes; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Critical Spirituality: Towards a Revitalised Humanity; The Neohumanist Moment; From Survival to Thrival; Critical Spirituality. Implications for Thrival: Global Soul, Global Mind and Global ActionReferences; Chapter 6: Practices of Nontheistic Spirituality; Five Nontheistic Traditions from India; Two Nontheistic Traditions from China; Four Nontheistic Traditions from Greece; Conclusions; Chapter 7: The Ashram as a Secular Place: An Understanding of the Human as a Spiritual Place; The Ashramas of Life's Stages; The Concept of the Satsangh in Relation to the Ashram; Social Origins of Mystical Experiences; The Ashram as Lying on the Borderlines of Experience; Ashram and Kenosis; Friendship and Hospitality. The Ecological ImperativeChapter 8: There Is No Path: And You Are on It-Searching for the Self in Starting from Zero; Reference; Chapter 9: Life Is Story: Tales and Journeys in Practical Spirituality in the Aesthetic Plasma of Story in the Lila; An Invitation: Once Upon a Time in the Storied Aesthetic Field of Any Life ... ; A. Spirit and Journey in the Aesthetic Plasma and Storied Karma Field of the Lila; B. Awakening in the Lila: The Ocean Floods the Lila in Spiritual Acupuncture. C. Closer Encounters with Story's Embedded Devices: The Reciprocal Roles of the Common Cultural Language, Complex Time and Magical Environment, and Character Development in the Practical Spirituality of Story D. Afterword: The Special Magic of Character in Real People; References; Chapter 10: Creative Nonfiction Is Everything: Postmodernism, Groundlessness, and the Dual Portrait; Introduction; Postmodernism; Practical Spirituality; Creative Nonfiction; Dual Portrait and Practicing Spirituality; Getting Specific4; Doty, Hampl, Kingsolver, and Woolf; Tobias Wolff; Healing and Groundlessness.
Responsibility: Ananta Kumar Giri, editor.

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