State of the science of environment, spirituality and health: An overview

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Published Oct 30, 2022
M. M. Tiwari Vivek Goel Faheem Ahamad

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Indian culture is the oldest culture known in the world. It is enriched with the well-organized system of life and large number of literature, which enlighten cultural wealth of ancient India. Veda, Upanishads, Samhitas etc. provide sufficient knowledge about the cultural heritage and spiritualties and science. Health of human being is related to the state of mind, which is governed by various factors like anxiety, workload, mental tension etc. The objective of the present study was to elaborate the knowledge regarding vedic science, spirituality, environment, and health. To fulfill the objectives of the present study, searches were performed on the various research platforms (Web of Science, google scholar, research gate, science direct, and Scopus database). It was observed that there is a continuous debate on the definition of spirituality from its origin to till date. Spirituality and human health are related in positive and negative ways. People’s health improved after practicing the spirituality and in certain cases, a downfall in health of spiritual people was noticed. Vedas considered as the base of modern science in literature. Spirituality was also found closely attached with the environment, as it not only revives the human soul but also to the environment. Spirituality and religious persons called environment as Mother Nature therefore the never damage its components. A clean and refreshing environment is the basis of good health of the persons living on the earth. Therefore, to revive the degrading human society, environment and health, there is a need of huge number of people with high spiritual mind.

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Tiwari , M. M., Goel, V., & Ahamad , F. (2022). State of the science of environment, spirituality and health: An overview. Environment Conservation Journal. https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.15772491

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Culture, Environment, Human health, Material Science, Spirituality

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