Natural Spirituality as an educational process: An autoethnography

HALEH RAFI
2018
This research introduced and drew upon Ostad Elahi's philosophy to probe the changes that happened in the researcher's behaviour by practicing Natural Spirituality's ethical practices in various cultural contexts. This autoethnographic research analysed epiphanies that shared three aspects of prayer: faith / doubt, being Othered, and dignified risk. The discussion showed how the researcher encountered the challenges of spiritual practices as she moved towards a deeper understanding of her inner
more » ... anding of her inner self. This study urges spiritual researchers to believe in the power of narrative and contributes to the creation of a safe space for diverse spiritual beliefs and practices in Australia.
doi:10.26180/5b5bb2305bed0 fatcat:gycxbcij7bh5bj745uhxligmzm