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Improvement of Psychological Pattern of University Students Through Yoga & Meditation
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Volume 6, 2018
Issue 3 (September)
Pages: 47-55   |   Vol. 6, No. 3, September 2018   |   Follow on         
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Ravindra Bhardwaj, Department of Electrical Engineering, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, India.
Jyotikumar Arora, Department of Humanities & Applied Sciences, Technical College, Agra, India.
Shailendra Pratap Singh, Department of Mathematics, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, India.
According to the World Health Organization, young generation experience a lot of stress and anxiety in their life. Stress is a significant problem which affects both physical as well as mental health of the adolescents. Excessive stress hampers students Stress is a situation where the organism’s homeostasis is threatened or the organism perceives a situation as threatening. Ancient philosophy of ethical life style; yoga and meditation has beneficial effects on cognition, attenuation of emotional intensity and stress reduction. It integrates the personality by bringing body-mind-soul coordination in a well-balanced way. The present paper is aimed to create awareness of the need of regular practice of Yoga and Meditation among the matured group of students at university level which will certainly help to improve the qualities of their mind for not only worldly achievements and success in life but also in attains, the ultimate goal of life which is spiritual upliftment. This study compared ’impact of yoga alone and yoga with meditation on alteration of psychological profile of university level students. It was predicted that practitioners’ psychological wellbeing would vary as a function of their parameters like stress, ESP, PSI-Q, and Working Memory. Results suggest that yoga with meditation is a positive addition which can be an effective way to improve the psychological pattern of the students cope up with reduction of stress and focus on specific task. Anxiety is one of the major problems among the young generation now days.
Wellbeing, Body-Mind Control Mechanism Extra Sensory Perception (ESP), PSI-Q, Working Memory, Consciousness
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