Well-being from the Hindu/Sanātana Dharma Perspective

  title={Well-being from the Hindu/Sanātana Dharma Perspective},
  author={Kiran Kumar Salagame},

Purushartha: Maslow’s Need Hierarchy Revisited

Abstract This paper’s purpose is to link the Western concept of motivation and the Hindu principles of purushartha. We first examine how the Western model works and controversies surrounding it. We

A Transcendental Phenomenological Study of Happiness as Experienced by the Sadhus

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Decoding the sustainable consumer: what yoga psychology tells us about self-control and impulsive buying?

PurposeThe study approaches the social problem of overconsumption by examining how dispositional characteristics (Trigunas) affect self-control capacity and buying

The wellness modification of yoga in Norway

ABSTRACT This article looks at divergent views of yoga as a complementary wellness activity in Norway through a study of yoga classes whilst employing a qualitative research methodology. Furthermore,

Lay Meanings and Associated Experiences of Nonattachment (Anasakti): A Study From India

Anasakti, translated as “nonattachment” in English, is one of the important philosophical concepts of Hinduism and Buddhism. It has also been studied in contemporary psychology using various measur...

On the Nature of an Integral Sociology: An Exploration in Theory and Practice

  • P. Kotze
  • Philosophy
    Qualitative Sociology Review
  • 2017
This article is the first in a series of three installments representing a doctoral project carried out at the University of the Free State in South Africa. The aim of this article is to establish an

Transformational Leadership and Asian Indian Values: Duty, Selfless Service, and Nonviolence

As reports increase of scandals and unethical behavior in Western corporations and organizations, public faith in leadership has declined, indicating the need for a reevaluation of what makes a good

The Concept and Measure of Sukha–Dukha: An Indian Perspective on Well-Being

ABSTRACT Identifying the dearth of research and tools on Indian perspective on happiness, we constructed a test on the concepts of sukha and dukha, theorizing them based on various Indian ancient

Meaning and Well-Being: Indian Perspectives

Discourse on meaning and well-being has been an integral aspect of Vedic, Vedic-related, and non-Vedic traditions of India. Although there are differences in certain details, there is wide agreement

Mouna Vratha: An Effective Traditional Method of Self-Regulation

Self-regulation is an important psychological skill that aims at self-realization and better self-actualization. Self-regulation directed towards behaviour is called behavioural self-regulation;