Arsha Vidya Tirtha, India
Title: Advaita Vedanta: A model of spiritual development and psychological well-being
Swami Brahmaparananda Saraswati has been mentor and leader in Arshavidya Tirtha, Jaipur, India. He has been working for two decades to combine Indian spirituality with modern world. Social reform and spreading the true sense of Indian spirituality, religion and ethics given a prominent place in his aims and he specific activiities for elderly, children and families. He has been co-authored in international collaborative research studies and published several books.
Although religion and spirituality typically incorporate significant affective and relational components, in Advaita vedanta these components been examined both systematically and empirically. In the present paper, spiritual teachings of Advaita Vedanta and aims to identify and amplify the implicit psychology that is embedded in the texts of the tradition in explored.