Vol. 1, Issue 4 (2016)
How important and relevant is Bhagavad-Gita’s teachings regarding spiritual intelligence
Author(s): Dr. Prem Shankar Srivastava
Abstract: The paper gives the important and relevant of Bhagavad-Gita’s Teachings regarding Spiritual Intelligence which falls in the psychological context. It develops Spiritual Intelligence on the basis of establishing relationship between educational philosophy and social psychology. In this paper an attempt has been made to recognize, comprehend, find out, analyze, synthesize, evaluate and critically examine along with to develop positive attitude, appreciate, and take interest in the dominant factors responsible for strengthening spiritual intelligence based on the Bhagavad-Gita’s Teachings. The paper concludes ‘Spiritual Intelligence’ as “it is intelligence which helps to fulfill the potentialities of the individuals’ abilities through the three disciplines of action, knowledge and devotion which establishes the identity of the individual soul with Supreme soul to lead to supreme bliss in order to gain the highest knowledge and wisdom, if the teachers enable to modify such kind of discipline patterns of individuals, - this is spiritual intelligence.” However, the present study suggests that spiritual intelligence would be beneficial for the teachers in particular and individuals in general for the betterment of the global society as a whole.