International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Management | India | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017


A Comprehensive Literature Review on Emotional Intelligence and Spirituality

Virat Chirania | Sunil Kumar Dhal [5]


Abstract: The concept of intelligence has evolved immensely over the last century. From a time where intelligence was primarily considered only an intellectual ability (IQ), to now where intelligence is also seen in perspectives of emotions (EI) and spirituality (SI). Emotional Intelligence surfaced way back in 1920 and today is considered significant in areas of management and leadership success. Spirituality, as a philosophy and a practice, is becoming more and more important in the fast-paced life today as organizations and individuals strive to de-stress and find purpose and peace in their lives. This article aims at looking at the existing literature on both EI and spirituality and understanding their impact on individuals. The article further looks at examining the methods to enhance EI via spiritual practices like meditation and yogic techniques. The authors find that based on existing research, it can be concluded that EI and Spirituality have some interconnections and spiritual methods like meditation and yogic practices which can enhance EI


Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Spirituality, Meditation, Yogic Techniques


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017,


Pages: 1935 - 1939


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