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  • Spiritual Intelligence

  • OverviewRecap of last sessionWhat is intelligenceIntelligence Quotient IQIntelligence and Mind Tug of warEmotional Quotient EQSpiritual Quotient SQAchieving SQ through Bhakti Yoga

  • Recap of last sessionMultiple thoughts inside mindAchieving concentration through will powerHow Bhakti Yoga helps in concentration

  • Understanding the hierarchyReins - MindHorses - SensesPassenger - SoulDriver - Intelligence

  • Understanding the hierarchySoul is the passenger of material bodyIntelligence is the driverMind is the driving instrument (reins)Senses are the horses

  • What is intelligenceThe capacity to acquire and apply knowledgeThe faculty of thought and reasonAmerican Heritage dictionaryRefers to the power to analyse things in their proper perspectiveDecision maker based on knowledge

  • What is intelligenceDiscriminate - proposal made by the mind beneficial or harmful Knowledge refers to understanding what is spirit and what is matterMeasures or classifications Intelligence QuotientEmotional IntelligenceSpiritual Intelligence

  • Intelligence QuotientA score derived from a set of standardized testsMeasures a persons cognitive ability in relation to their age group

  • Intelligence and Mind tug of war

  • Intelligence and Mind tug of warWhen intelligence is strongerReason prevailsDecisions are made after due thought processLess prone to make impulsive judgementsWhen mind is strongerFeelings and emotions are more prominentDecisions are made without much thoughtMore chances of making mistakes

  • Emotional IntelligenceA type of social intelligenceAbility to monitor ones own and others emotionsUse the information to guide ones thinking and actions

  • Sequence of events failing intelligenceContemplate on the objects of sensesAttachment developsFrom such attachment strong desire to enjoy arisesWhen the strong desire to enjoy fails anger arises

  • Sequence of events failing intelligenceFrom anger complete delusion arisesFrom delusion memory is bewilderedWhen memory is bewildered intelligence is lost When intelligence is lost one gets into material consciousness

  • Spiritual intelligenceUsed to solve real problems of lifeBirth, disease, old age and deathHelps you understand Who you areWhy are you sufferingWhy was I bornWhat is the meaning of my life

  • Getting Spiritual Intelligence through Bhakti YogaWith intelligence seek out the position of soulBringing the mind back from wanderingStrengthen the mind by use of intelligenceEngage mind in God consciousness Acquire spiritual knowledge