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American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture. 2021, 9(2), 59-63
DOI: 10.12691/ajcea-9-2-3
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Impact of Contemplative Spaces and Sacred Geometry on Spiritual Development

Smruti Raghani1, Tejwant Singh Brar1 and Mohammad Arif Kamal2,

1Sushant School of Architecture, Sushant University, Gurgaon, Haryana, India

2Architecture Section, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

Pub. Date: June 20, 2021

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Smruti Raghani, Tejwant Singh Brar and Mohammad Arif Kamal. Impact of Contemplative Spaces and Sacred Geometry on Spiritual Development. American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture. 2021; 9(2):59-63. doi: 10.12691/ajcea-9-2-3


Spirituality is a concept that has deep meaning in the universe and is independent of time and place yet connected to architecture. It is a broad notion that touches everyone. The sense of Spirituality and its interrelation with architecture is a topic that needs research. Today's architecture requires an explanation for its effects on the spiritual growth of an individual. The term spirituality is not widely observed in today’s architecture and is not used in most contemporary architecture. The past architect being aware of the spiritual growth’s significance had shaped an architecture that was proportionate to that time's culture and beliefs. By using architectural elements, they had filled the objective body with spiritual beliefs. This paper presents the impact of contemplative spaces and sacred geometry on the spiritual development of a person and also it studies the relationship between spirituality and architecture. This paper also discusses how architecture and contemplative spaces accelerate the recovery rate and the individual's spiritual journey.

contemplative spaces sacred geometry spiritual development architecture mental health

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