Comparative Study

| Published: September 25, 2020

Relationship between religious attitude, hope and self-compassion among young adults & older adults

Riya Kapoor

Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.011/20200803

DOI: 10.25215/0803.011


Hope, self-compassion, Religious Attitude are the terms which are used and practiced in every individual’s life, though the degree at which its practiced varies. In terms of Religious Attitude; the attitude which explains that an individual, be a believer or a non-believer respects the energies in the world and not confused with the perception of an individual’s faith in specific religion as it is a collective perception and belief of an individual which is expressed by the systemized and addressed in form of an original religious experience. Hope is another important component in an individual’s life; it is seen as an association linked with accomplishing future goals and having an optimistic mood. Lastly, Self-Compassion is the idea of being aware about the suffering and acceptance of that suffering as a common humanity and with kindness. In this study, the sample of 150 participants was taken who belonged to four different religions i.e. Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Christian with the help of stratified random sampling method. The findings of the study indicate that there is no correlation among all the three variables and through t – test and regression it can be concluded that hope and self-compassion of a person cannot be affected by their religious beliefs and attitude irrespective of age the individual belongs to.

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 3, July-September, 2020