Universidad Austral, Argentina. Therefore this paper focuses on the relationship between the psychology of religion, Buddhist psychology and Zen psychology as well as the history and research trends of each field. Only Open Access Journals Only SciELO Journals Only WoS Journals Among those who responded "Yes" (n = 14), "Gifts from the Gods" were manifested as "being protected from harm" (n = 6), "divine guidance" (n = 4), "match making" (n = 3), "transcendental experience" (n = 1), and "resolving financial problems" (n = 1). Psychology of Religion and Spirituality ® publishes peer-reviewed, original articles related to the psychological aspects of religion and spirituality. Furthermore, it is proposed that such environment favors building leadership attitudes which are expressed in the conceptualizations of transformational and authentic leadership. I will introduce the cultural phenomena by presenting people's stories and the cultural and religious contexts of Japan that emphasize the significance of rituals to maintain bonds between the living and dead. Workplace forgiveness is one of the constructive coping in interpersonal conflict at work. In this symposium, we report our findings regarding the psychological aspects of religion and spirituality relevant to contemporary Japan followed by a discussion within the context of world religion. To examine the effect of religion on Japanese behavior, we conducted a questionnaire research. 86% of the respondents understand the importance of positive thinking, but only 54,3% of them practice it; the majority of the respondents understand gratefulness at material level as gratefulness to parents, teachers; 90% of the students admit they can tell a lie twice a day. The purpose of this paper is to consider the conceptual and practical implications of religious integration on theory, research, and practice in psychology. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric. The Gurus and pioneers from different segments of society have helped people to move towards the goal of dealing with individual and social suffering and attaining a state of liberation. Empirical studies have reported inconsistent results regarding the association between risk attitude and religion. However, frequencies of struggles differ across these groups. Contemporary religious lives in India are rooted in the processes of selective organization and reorganization of great and little indigenous traditions and foreign influences. Main purpose of this research was to study the relationship between religious beliefs, identity styles and personality traits with depression among female students of big private university in Iran, among them 370 persons were selected via multi‐stage random cluster sampling. Meritorious will had a positive direct effect on loving‐kindness. The official Div. Normally it is illegal to award a diploma to a student who was not registered due to death. Intrinsic and orthodox religion are aligned with positive views toward helping others but inversely related to actual altruistic behavior. Case Western Reserve University, United States of America; 2. Mind, an instrument of simple and higher functions is also the seat of all psychological disturbances and mental stress. Both differences and similarity between Christians and Muslims were found. Religion is moving from a broadband construct-one that includes both the institutional and the individual, and the good and the bad-to a narrowband institutional construct that restricts and inhibits human potential. Conscious alignment of European identity as a practice of a culture of peace as opposed to the dominant traditional culture war is the way out of the crisis in Europe, combining to split Europe. Harold G. Koenig, Terrence D. Hill, Steven Pirutinsky, David H. Rosmarin, Commentary on “Does Spirituality or Religion Positively Affect Mental Health?”, The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 10.1080/10508619.2020.1766868, (1-18), (2020). Because Buddhism including Zen may be alternative psychology to analyze a mind and also will be the self‐psychotherapy to bring peace of mind. This article considers the question of whether our field should relabel itself the psychology of religion and spirituality. We wish to ask whether there are unique, indigenous features in Asian psychology of religion. 2008-Present. This process helps in the larger welfare of society by enhancing an individual's optimal functioning and well‐being. Universitas Padjadjaran Bandung Indonesia, Indonesia; 2. Lastly, the study explored religious coping as a mediator to the relationship between God concept (positive and negative) and depression. OR1764 Religious and Spiritual Struggles Predict Life Meaning and Satisfaction, Nick Stauner (1), Julie J Exline (1), Joshua A Wilt (1), Matthew J Lindberg (2), Kenneth I Pargament (3) 1. Various behaviour modification techniques used by psychologists, deal only with the superficial human behaviour. Michael Zhang University of Sydney, Australia. Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji‐ha Kozenji temple, Japan. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents. The results showed that among the three priming conditions, there was no difference in the amount of money the participants allocated to anonymous strangers. For example, a paper on religious cognitions could go to PRS or to a journal on cognition; if it is a top-quality paper, we would like the author to consider PRS as a more desirable outlet. OR1759 Overcoming Anxiety : An Indigeneous Approach, Alpana Paul Ewing Christian College, Allahabad University, India. Results revealed that Spirituality is a significant predictor of Altruism (β = .26, p = .001), Psychological well‐being (β = .21, p = .009) and Gratitude (β = .39, p = .001). Psychology of Religion and Spirituality is a Subscription-based (non-OA) Journal. However, there has been a lack of discourse between these fields of study. Results revealed the training and mindfulness practices resulted in unfolding of experiences along themes of connecting, harmonizing, and well‐being. This section of the Journal attempts to keep readers informed of current resources of an integrative nature or those related to the general field of the psychology of religion appearing in other professional journals. A set of questionnaires included Muslims religious beliefs, identity style, big five factors personality traits and Beck depression were used. The results from the structural analysis on the Buddhist based model of factors related to forgiveness revealed loving‐kindness had a positive direct effect on forgiveness. P2350 The Study of Relationship among Mystical Experiences, Religious Experiences and Positive Personality of Chinese People, Tianyi Xu (1,2), Jing Feng (1,2) 1. These results reveal that the concept of "Gifts from the Gods" is not only well accepted but also prevalent among the Izumo Shintoists. Korean people in the early 1900s experienced abuses and oppression by corrupt officials and exploitation by Japanese government. The psychology of religion Buddhist psychology and Zen psychology have a deep historical connection. Implications for the meaning of "culture" will be discussed. If you do not receive an email within 10 minutes, your email address may not be registered, Altruism (β = .30, p = .001) and Psychological well‐being (β = .18, p = .03) were also significantly impacted by Gratitude. OR1771 The supervision of the psychological thoughts in Confucianism, Jinhua Zhang, Feng Fan, Li Guixia, Hong Lan, Wang Weidong Psychology department ,Guang'an men Hospital, China. These festivals suggest that Japanese people have traditionally attempted to experience the Self by abandoning egoism. The children received diplomas at school graduation ceremonies not only in 2011, the year they died, but also in the following years, corresponding to the year they were expected to have graduated if they were still alive. Can we frame ever increasing diversity in the 21st century beyond dogmatism, intellectual or cultural hegemony? Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Malaysia. Introduction: Disaster losses are usually sudden and unexpected, and result in a great deal of bereavement. Learn more. Furthermore, multiple regression analysis was used to test if the parental bonding, god perception, gender and religiousness predicted participants' sexual embarrassments level (F4,219 = 22.829, p < .01). Is there a unique contribution of Asian research in psychology of religion to the global research base? Thinking wisely had a positive direct effect on meritorious will. Data analysis showed that religiosity and growth orientation both predict personal growth initiative. That is, people perceived more future benefits of negative outcomes if they performed (more) rituals, while they perceived less future benefits of non‐negative outcomes if they performed (more) rituals. Do predictive relationships support distinguishing meaning in life from life satisfaction? A Piaget explorative interview was used. Jonathan Khoo Republic of Singapore Air Force, Singapore. Female students (M = 17.76, SD = 6.79) got higher scores on sexual embarrassment than that of male students (M = 12.50, SD = 5.88).