Re: Poll: Has aikido changed your spiritual life?
I said yes.
When I first started, sometimes sensei would have us meditate for a minute or two after class, during line-up/bow-out/whatever. I was curious, so I did a lot of research on meditation. Which led to reading a lot about Buddhism. Which led to taking a free meditation class in Woodstock. (which wasn't Buddhist, but very educational and interesting) So I began studying Buddhism a few years ago!
So even though we don't discuss anything spiritual in my dojo, yes, aikido HAS changed my spiritual life.