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Thank you for describing the difference between self-actualisation (SA) and self-transcendence ST).
I agree: Surely, ST is radically different from SA . It is like a quantum leap in maturation.
I used to be an atheist for 30 years. But after 30 years of Yoga and experiencing transcendental, divine love in interpersonal love, I returned to worshipping Christ, in particular his two brilliant commandments:
Love God with all your being and your neighbour as yourself.
I strongly disagree with your rejection of religion in regards to SA.
I would even go as far as to claim with a kind of ‘arrogant humility’ that without religion, that is transcendental faith in a personal but cosmic transcendental lover (God), one cannot experience the highest form of self-transcendence in becoming the humblest servant or instrument of God.
Humillimus Servus, Soli Deo Gloria (Your humblest servant, God’s alone is the glory.