Comparative Study

| Published: December 25, 2015

Relationship between Spiritual Practices and Psychological Well-Being among Hindus

Ruchi Singh

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.086/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.086


Spiritual people perform some spiritual practices for attaining psychological well-being, mental peace, and different types of healings and for many other purposes. The main aim of the present study is to investigate the relationship between spiritual practices and psychological well-being among Hindus. Spiritual practices positively affect psychological well-being. In the present study, Spiritual Practices Scale-Hindus (SPS-H) developed by Singh and Husain (2014) and Psychological Well-being Scale developed by Prakash and Bhogle (1995) were administered on 130 Hindus (89 male and 41 female). They were drawn from different temples situated in Aligarh and Agra districts of U.P. Data was analysed by using Pearson product moment correlation to examine the relationship between the scores obtained on the spiritual practices and psychological well-being scales. The Significant positive relationship was found between spiritual practices and psychological well-being among Hindus.
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.086/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.086

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 1, October-December, 2015

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