World Health Organization defines “Health is a dynamic state of complete physical, mental, spiritual and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”.
Physical, mental and spiritual health, all the three are deeply intertwined and have a profound effect on one another. To be vital and healthy you need to have a spiritual life.
In last more than one decade, there has been scientific search for the relationship of the spirituality with intelligence, with emotions and also well-being. Like emotional quotient, spiritual quotient is assuming importance in scientific research and philosophical/psychological debates.
Definition of Spiritual Health
Spiritual health is a: State of being where an individual is able to deal with day-to-day life in a manner which leads to the realization of one’s full potential; meaning and purpose of life; and happiness from within.
Operational definition of spiritual health
Spiritual health is a state of health reflected through these three domains: