What is Transpersonal Psychology?
Transpersonal psychology, also known as spiritual psychology, is a sub-field or school of psychology that combines the spiritual and transcendent parts of the human experience with the modern framework of psychology, making it more complete. People have transpersonal experiences when they feel like they have a sense of identity or self that goes beyond their own person. These experiences can happen in many different ways, but they all have one thing in common: It has also been called “growing beyond the boundaries of conventional, personal, or individual growth.” This type of psychological study looks at things like spiritual self-improvement and how to become more spiritual. It also looks at peak experiences, mystical experiences like systemic trance and spiritual crises like spiritual evolution and religious conversion, altered states of consciousness, spiritual practises, and other sublime or unusually expanded experiences of living. The discipline tries to describe and integrate spiritual experience into modern psychological theory, and it also tries to come up with new theories that can fit this kind of experience. Every year, on February 27, we have a day called Transpersonal Psychology Day.