VOLUME 7 ISSUE 2 FALL 2021

Content issue Spirituality Studies 7-2 Fall 2021 Publisher: The Society for Spirituality Studies Published in partnership with Monastic Interreligious Dialogue and European Union of Yoga Available online: www.spirituality-studies.org Editor-in-Chief: Doc. Dr. Martin Dojčár PhD. Graphic Design: Martin Hynek Contact: editor@spirituality-studies.org ISSN 1339-9578 Editorial Martin Dojčár Donate Spirituality Studies’ mission is to deliver the top quality of studies, articles, educa- tional materials and information related to spirituality in its multiple forms. At the same time, the journal provides a forum for sharing personal spiritual experience. By combining both academic and experi- ential approaches to spirituality the Spiri- tuality Studies aims at providing a unique platform for dialogue between a variety of viewpoints, approaches and methodolo- gies in the study of spirituality. Spirituality Studies publishes all articles with accordance with the open access policy allowing their unlimited public use. Please consider donating to support con- tinual publishing of Spirituality Studies as an open access journal for free. 01 02 From Individual to Universal: A Story of Kundalinī Awakening Monique Rebelle 12 Qi: A Personal Take on the Intersection of TCM and the Natural Sciences Mark Westmoquette 24 What Is Behind the Window? Ontological Question of Spiritual Experience Between Rudolf Otto and Carl Gustav Jung Andrej Rajský 36 Aging, Cultivation, and Transcendence in Confucianism Seongmin Hong 48 Three Types of Medieval Allegory as a Basis of Later Christian Spirituality Rastislav Nemec 60 Adaptation to Cancer in the Context of Spirituality Mária Dědová, Gabriel Baník ← ← Cover: Half Portraits of the Great Sage and Virtuous Men of Old [Confucius] Author unknown (1279–1368) Album leaf, ink and colors on paper Wikimedia Commons 70 Spirituality and Religious Orientation in Relation to Posttraumatic Growth in Cancer Patients Mário Schwarz, Lucia Vavrová

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