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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureReligion & Spirituality · 1 decade ago

Spiritually speaking, does one have to be Religious or even believe in Spirits to Live Spiritually and/or ...?

....... listen to cool New Age Music [:-)]?


12 Answers

  • GENE
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    I just spent 36 days in a hospital after having a head-on collision with a pickup truck (I was on my bike). I suffered numerous fractures (hip, humorous, clavicle, ribs, some fractures to two vertebra, etc) Also had an injured spleen and kidney. I survived it and I'm walking around on crutches.

    I had a lot of help from people I didn't even know and the speed of my recovery (I will recover completely) is ample proof that there is a spiritual force in the universe. I never felt alone and knew I would be OK.

    I have been back home for two hours and look forward to getting back on the Yamster Wheel. It'll be good exercise.

    Sometimes the best religion is just connecting with other folks and living life fully, without fear, and knowing that everything is right in the universe even though there may be a ripple or two in The Force.

  • 1 decade ago

    Religion and spirituality are two very different things. A person can be both, or a person can be one or the other, or they can be neither. And spirits, well, they just are in some cosmologies, and aren't in others.

    Since the organs for taking in New Age music are the ears and the brain, and since most humans have those, and since they are unrelated to the things I mention above, then no, you needen't follow any path to enjoy the music. And yes, you can live spiritually and be completely separate from spirits or religion.

  • Temple
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    Of course, I never listen to you tube; but I do love your questions. Therefor I am more than likely not answering your question.

    Spiritually speaking, one does not have to be a religious person or even believe in spirits to live a spiritual life.

    The spiritual life comes from awareness of self and the place of self in the cosmos. This, of course, begs the question where is the place of self in the cosmos?

    At the front of the line, brother. And carrying up the rear.

    We are all, spiritually speaking, making up for bad and trying to do good.

  • 1 decade ago

    With coffee in hand, early this morning, Enya spoke to my heart as she often does in her lyrical music, with spirits souring to greet the angels. Everyone of us has a spiritual seed; whether it is watered by a moving piece of music, a breath-taking walk at dust along an exotic coastline or daybreak turning purple into vivid pink over the outline of a mountain top, we are moved. We are aware that "some thing" has created this beauty that gives us a sea of warmth and peace. What is important is the feeling obtained by our senses; love, peace, goodness.

    Source(s): Uplifting
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  • 1 decade ago

    To me, spirit is not bound by religion. I feel a spiritual connection to my family, to the natural beauty around me, and to the lives of others. Music often moves me.

    It can move me to dance, to sing, to reflect, or just to feel.

    Recently, I heard a high school orchestra play a lullaby. It was absolutely sweet. As I listened, it was as if I could hear the sound track to those night-time rituals for my own children. It brought me to tears.

    That was really a pretty song on the link---restful.

    You linked me to another I really liked recently - the bluesy one. (John Mayer)

  • casida
    Lv 4
    5 years ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    No, I don't think so. Not all spiritual people are religious and not all spiritual people believe in spirits. ;)


    Thanks for sharing the song, it's beautiful. Angels rule! :)

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I think people can celebrate their spirit without actually realizing what it is.

    For some this is the first step to some sort of belief (Buddhist, Christian, Islam)

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    very good listening for me this early in the morning. you only have to think good thoughts on anything to be spiritual

  • papaw
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Since religious basically refers to us just being habitual or consistent about something, I think everyone can be, and probably is mildly, moderately, or deeply religious about something. You can be religious without being spiritual.Since spirituality involves lifetime commitment, and lifestyle commitment, It would be impossible to be spiritual without being religious.

    Religiosity does not necessarily reflect spirituality; but spirituality cannot be reflected without religiosity

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