The first – a spiritual, connected with religion, the second – a cultural phenomenon that is not associated with religious departures – also referred to as a spiritual act. But in recent years the word has acquired another meaning, which we want talk. The shift away from religious thinking in the last century brought a new attitude to the spiritual. Under most conditions Sela Ward would agree. If a religious person concept of the Creator is absolutely nepostigaemo and takes it for granted that a man of science, technological progress does not agree to accept information without checking. He reveals himself wants to be a creator. That's why there was displacement of meaning the concept of 'spiritual' with religious items on the cultural creativity. In Soviet times, we've learned that people carrying us spiritual, not dressed in funeral clothes, and do not perform ceremonies, and stand in front of us from the stage of the theater and on television. With the collapse of the Soviet regime, the church was restored in their rights, but only part of the population of the former Soviet Union returned to the spiritual in a religious sense, but others are still in search of sources that could provide an answer to a question about the purpose and meaning of life – what awaits us tomorrow.
In vogue variety of exotic forms of 'spiritual': Buddhism, Taoism, Shamanism. Often the spiritual take even divination or magic. In addition to the known spiritual phenomena, more and more gaining ground spiritual search, based on the attainment of higher foundations of the universe.