SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING AMONG HIGH-LOW SPIRITUALLY ORIENTED PEOPLE WHO PAY VISIT TO HOLY SHRINES
Pervez, N. and Hussain, A., Aligarh Muslim University, India
Spiritual Orientation Inventory (SOI) developed by the authors and Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS) was administered on Hindu and Muslim individuals for assessing their level of spirituality and subjective well- being. T-test was used for determining the significance of difference between the comparison groups. Results revealed that the significant differences existed between high and low spirituality oriented subjects, high and low spiritually oriented males, high and low spirituality oriented Hindus, and high and low spirituality oriented employed subjects on subjective well-being significant differences were not found to exist between high and low spiritually oriented females, high and low spiritually oriented Muslims, high and low spiritually oriented unemployed subjects, high spiritually oriented Hindus and Muslims, high spiritually oriented males and females, high spiritually oriented employed and unemployed subjects on subjective well-being. Low spiritually oriented Hindus and Muslims, male and female, employed and unemployed subjects did not differ on subjective well-being.