Ayurveda: Between Religion, Spirituality, and Medicine

Table 4

Factor analysis of participants’ knowledge of key words of South Asian religion/spirituality.

Factor

1

2

3

Are you familiar with the following term? Moksha

0.9

Are you familiar with the following term? Dharma

0.9

Are you familiar with the following term? Samkhya

0.8

Are you familiar with the following term? Vedanta

0.8

Are you familiar with the following term? Atman/brahman

0.7

Are you familiar with the following term? Nirvana

0.9

Are you familiar with the following term? Enlightenment

0.8

Are you familiar with the following term? Attachement

0.5

0.7

Are you familiar with the following term? Attachment

0.9

Are you familiar with the following term? Karma

0.5

0.8

Are you familiar with the following term? Buddhism

0.7

Are you familiar with the following term? Transmigration of the soul

0.5

Extraction method: Main Component Analysis. Rotation method: Varimax with Kaiser Normalization. (values are omitted, if −0.5 < < 0.5).

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