Science helps us to live long healthy life, it provides us comfort, food, shelter, it helps us survive. It keeps our life moving. Whereas, spirituality is about integrity. It helps us to find meaning in life, provides a foundation of our values to guide us in the way we behave with self, others and the world around us.
science is never satisfied. But spirituality is the source of all virtues and true happiness in life.
Science deals with the material.Spirituality deals with the spirit or soul.
The goal of science is a complete understanding of the fundamental principles underlying the physical universe in all its diverse forms. Goal of spirituality is the awakening of wisdom concerning how we affectively relate to each other and to the world.
Modern science was seen as being alien and superior to traditional science.But modern spirituality was seen as a natural outgrown and flowering of traditional Indian spirituality.
Science not only brings true knowledge, but also factual knowledge with logic and evidences. More the scientific discoveries, more the question on belief system. Science has a more rational approach it is a work of logic and proofs. spirituality is an experience. Like Swami Vivekananda said “you have to grow from inside out, none can teach you, make you spiritual, there are no teachers but your own soul”.
Scientists’ definition of lab is a somewhat different, a roomlike structure with equipment for their experiment. Spiritualists use mind as their lab.
The shift from religion to science, the Industrial revolution, millennial lifestyle, rise of individual living, aloofness, emotionally weak. Mentally unhealthy. So, people sought refuge to spirituality for solace. Spirituality is the science of human growth for self-transformation. Albert Einstein said once: “No problem can be solved from the same consciousness that created it. We must learn to see the world a new”.
Science stops at the world and universe. Spirituality looks at the world, then looks at the self, then sees the direct relation between the world and the self and hence, sees the two as one.
No matter what amount of scientific knowledge we may possess, it’ll be very little compared to the vast mysteries of the world. This void will be filled by spirituality. Which has been unanswered by science time and again. Spirituality fills those gaps and curiosity positively.
Science don’t generally teach us ethics. Spirituality is the process of balance between Dharma & Karma (Virtue and Work).
Science helps to transform our material life through technology, rational thoughts while Spirituality is the “process of Self-Transformation from impure consciousness to pure consciousness to achieve inner peace, happiness & prosperity.