Context: Growing understanding around spirituality as a constantly evolving construct has led to a wide number of researches attempting to understand the multiplicity of the dimensions it encases. With such advancements, the spiritual framework as different from religion has proved to play a role in alleviation of mental distress and restoration of mental equilibrium.
Objective: The objective was to study the relationship between spirituality, psychological capital and psychological well-being among emerging adults in India. The study also explores the role of psychological capital and psychological well-being in predicting experience of spirituality by emerging adults residing in India.
Design: This study has a non-experimental, correlational research design.
Participants: Two hundred young adults falling in the age range of 18-25 participated in the study.
Results: The results indicate a significant positive correlation between the two variables namely psychological capital (r(200)=.644, p<.01) and psychological well-being (r (200) = .555, p < .01) with spirituality. psychological capital and psychological well-being predicted spirituality. F (2,197) = 111.92, p < .001, R2=0.532) which could be used to sensitize the population towards the construct having a separate entity from religion and integrate it within the field of mental health to promote a positive notion of psychological well-being and psychological capital amongst the chosen population of emerging young adults.
Keywords: spirituality, psychological well-being, psychological capital, emerging adults