Vol. 3, Issue 3 (2016)
Spiritual intelligence: An overview
Author(s): Dr. Prem Shankar Srivastava
Abstract: The paper gives the concept of Spiritual Intelligence with respect to psychological context. It develops Spiritual Intelligence on the basis of educational 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. The paper concludes ‘Spiritual Intelligence’ as “it is intelligence which helps to fulfill the potentialities of the individuals’ abilities through the non-cognitive virtues to prepare them to solve the everyday problems for life creatively and constructively in the new situation of the socio-psycho-physical environment for attaining the highest knowledge and wisdom, if the teachers enable to modify such kind of behavior 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.