Dr Raina delivers lecture on ‘stress management through yoga’

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Nov 30: Dr TR Raina, former Prof and Head, Blood Transfusion Department and Advisor,   Advanced Yoga Centre, Government Medical College Jammu, delivered a lecture on “Science of Stress and its Management through Yoga” at Jammu University.
The lecture was delivered during an interdisciplinary Refresher Course in Environ-mental Studies organized by the Human Resource Development Centre, University of Jammu in collaboration with the Department of Environmental Sciences which was attended by more than 50 teachers of different colleges and universities of the country.
During a power point presentation, Dr Raina said that in this era of advanced technology, industrialization, urbanization and fast life, everybody is under stress and strain which is the main cause for almost all the diseases especially the non-communicable disorders including Diabetes Mellitus, Hyperte-nsion, obesity and heart diseases. He said the only way to get rid of day today’s stress and strain is the adaptation of yogic way of life.
Dr Raina further said that, Yoga is an ancient Indian philosophy of life based on scientific foundations and is not a religion but most secular and universal system of brotherhood. It harmonizes physical, mental and spiritual well beings. It brings out dormant potential of human being, positive change in attitude and behavior.
The lecture was followed by a question-answer session with the demonstration of some simple yogic techniques to increase the will power, memory and how to develop love and respect for the humanity.


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