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Spiritual intelligence is the expression of innate spiritual qualities through your thoughts, actions and attitude, says Brahmakumari Shivani Mar 27, Getty Images Spiritual intelligence is the expression of innate spiritual qualities through your thoughts, actions and attitude, says Brahmakumari Shivani.
What does spiritual intelligence mean? In order to understand spiritual intelligence it is useful to first be clear on what we mean when we use these two words. Most of us are taught to believe we are our physical forms, and so we identify with our body or the labels we give to our bodies such as nationality, race, gender, profession etc.
This wrong sense of self is what creates all fear, anger and sadness in life. From a spiritual point of view these emotions are always the result of ego misidentificationwhich then blocks access to your true spiritual nature which is peaceful, loving and joyful.
Intelligence is to use what you know in the right way at the right time in the right place with the right intention. When something in your life is damaged or lost, it does not affect you in any way — you are able to use your spiritual power to accept and move on.
In that moment you draw on the inner power of that knowledge and use it to remain stable in the face of others negativity. In effect you are drawing on your spiritual strength which is only released when you know who and what you are, and then using that strength in the right way, in the right place at the right time.
What is the difference between spiritual intelligence and spirituality? Spiritual Intelligence is the expression of these innate spiritual qualities through your thoughts, attitudes and behaviours.
Being spiritual means the ego has dissolved, virtue has been restored to character and spiritual values connect your inner and outer worlds thought to action. It is in this awareness that we are then able to recognise and connect with the Supreme Power.
When you realise who you really are you are at peace with others.
You no longer have to defend or protect any false image of your self, so you no longer perceive anyone else as a threat to those images. When you realise who you truly are you are at peace with the world because you will contain the world instead of it containing you.
Whereas before you allowed the world to impose itself on you and shape your perceptions and feelings according to your particular sense of identity, now your self-perception is stabilized in the correct identity.
In a sense you shape the world as you bring it into your consciousness. Can you give us some examples of using this spiritual intelligence in practical, day-to-day life? Spiritual intelligence expands your capacity to understand others at the deepest level.
This capacity is developed by first learning to free yourself from attachment and neediness and being able to meet our own inner needs.
Attachment and neediness are the opposite of being spiritually intelligent. Spiritual intelligence frees you from neediness and clinginess in your personal relationships.
In effect, you act from an authenticity that desires nothing of another, but serves only to give. This results in behaviours which can swing from rejection, resistance and avoidance one moment, to attachment, dependency and clinginess the next. When spiritual intelligence is brought into the workplace work ceases to become a daily chore in order to earn money, and becomes a creative process of service and contribution.
These abilities include building trust, acting with integrity, empathising at a level beyond emotion, and the leadership of others through a consistently proactive attitude and positive vision.
You are able to stay calm and focused in the face of crisis and chaos, a more selfless and altruistic attitude towards others and a more enlightened and relaxed perspective on life.
Does emotional intelligence affect spiritual intelligence in any way? This falls squarely in the arena of emotional intelligence. However there is another layer below, which is the cause of the emotions.
But they are not. All emotions are caused by the self. Seeing the original cause, and understanding what it means, is the territory of spiritual intelligence. Rational intelligence manages facts and information, using logic and analysis to make decisions.
We can consciously use our values to motivate us. We can use our thoughts to motivate us, and we can even use memories of yesterday to motivate us today.
However the deepest motivator for any human being is a clear sense of meaning and purpose. This can only arise when we know who we are, where we are and what we have at the deepest level.
This is where emotional intelligence flows into spiritual intelligence. What are the key methods to learn and develop Spiritual Intelligence?Reiki Energy. What is it? How does it heal?
by William Lee Rand.
The word Reiki is composed of two Japanese words - Rei and Ki. When translating Japanese into English we must keep in mind that an exact translation is difficult. Spiritual intelligence isn't about religion -- it's about putting aside your ego for the good of your company.
SUMMARY: This inquiry into spiritual intelligence suggests that it is one of several types of intelligence and that it can be developed relatively independently. Discover you are the source of peace. Absolute freedom is alive in the core of your being.
OUR MISSION The mission of the Center for Spiritual Intelligence Inc. According to author Cindy Wigglesworth, Spiritual Intelligence is the ability to behave with wisdom and compassion while maintaining inner and outer peace regardless of the situation.