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20 ways to define spirituality


Innumerable are the ways to know and define spirituality. It varies from people to people. But all definitions have the same meaning. Here are 20 ways to define spirituality.


  1. Spirituality is realizing that the body keeps changing but the soul remains the same.
  2. Wholeheartedly accepting one’s being is spirituality.
  3. Breaking ego and experiencing bliss within.
  4. Returning to the source here on earth.
  5. You are happy and in peaceful state no matter what happen externally.
  6. Mind can be our friend and enemy. Making mind our friend is spirituality.
  7. Reaching a state of no worry and fear is the aim of spirituality.
  8. Embracing the whole creation and seeing the Supreme Truth in all animate and inanimate is spirituality.
  9. Do one’s work with piety and as an offering to the Supreme Truth.
  10. Reigning in the senses and not letting them into the forest of Maya or illusion is spirituality.
  11. Not letting the mind and intellect enter into the realm of negativity.
  12. Knowing when to say no; when to turn back; when to walk away.
  13. Not losing hope – realizing our true potential and attaining our goal even when there is darkness all around.
  14. Not being slave of any ideology or ism. Being the free flowing river, which merges in the Ocean – the source.
  15. Realizing closeness to Divine is only possible through closeness to nature.
  16. Divine love is caring for nature, living beings, plants, trees and human beings around you.
  17. Realizing desire, anger, lust are all interconnected and each has the power to destroy an individual.
  18. Focusing on the work and not in results. Living in present and not in past and future.
  19. Worshipping God without ego and not criticizing another person’s worship and God. All rivers begin in the ocean and will merge in the ocean.
  20. When it is time for transformation (death), accepting it without fear, remorse or sadness. Happy to change form or happy to give away this form.
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