The Paths of Bondage and Liberation

Part of the International and Cultural Psychology book series (ICUP)


As was noted in Chapter 3, what we study and how we study the problem is influenced to a substantial degree by our cultural values. It was shown in Chapter 2 that cultural values and beliefs direct the geniuses in a culture to the behavioral domain that is valued and that the Indian culture values spirituality. It is no surprise that the classical Indian texts are replete with concepts that can help us model the process of spiritual growth.


Social Learning Theory Caste System Spiritual Life Western Psychology Mainstream Psychology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Shidler College of BusinessUniversity of Hawaii at ManoaHonoluluUSA

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