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Department of Science of Living, Preksha Meditation & Yoga

INTRODUCTION:

The Department of Science of Living, Preksha Meditation and Yoga was established in 1991 as a core department of Jain Vishva Bharati Institute with the aim to promote and provide the traditional knowledge of India’s rich heritage and to provide the courses, that also helping development of personality and enhancing the career prospect of the students undertaking the courses. Courses are designed on the basis of behavioral and therapeutic approaches of Yoga, Meditation and Naturopathy systems through the synthesis of spirituality and science.

The aim of the department is to impart theoretical as well as practical knowledge of Science of Living, Preksha Meditation, Yoga, Ayurveda, Alternative Therapy Systems, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Psychology and Philosophy, so that one can achieve physical fitness, dynamic personality, mental equilibrium and spiritual bliss along with the skills to treat human being suffering from various psychosomatic disorders. Preksha Meditation, which is practical methodology of Science of Living, has been used as a new dimension of health management, helps in promoting the physical and mental health as well as in personality development. The Department also provides the platform to the scholars for conducting scientific researches on Yoga and Meditation. The three dimensions of the multifaceted activity of the department are- Teaching, Research and Training.

FACILITIES AVAILABLE IN THE DEPARTMENT:

Ø  Appropriate infrastructure facilities for Yoga and Meditation practices.

Ø  Two separate laboratories of Physiology and Psychology, well equipped with modern computerized EEG, NCV, ECG and EMG machines, Semi Auto Analyzer, Bio-feedback machines, 8 Channel Polyrite, Computerized Respiro-meter etc. as well as psychological tools, tests and instruments to assess and analyze the physiological and psychological effects of Yoga and Meditation on different aspects of human behavior.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE DEPARTMENT:

Ø  To propagate the knowledge of Science of Living, a multidimensional system of education, based on Indian Philosophy and Culture.

Ø  To explain the benefits of the application of Preksha Meditation scientifically.

Ø  To carry out scientific researches on the therapeutic application/effects of Yoga and Preksha Meditation.

Ø  To impart training of Science of Living in the field of Education and Corporate Sectors.

ONGOING ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES:

1.      M.A./M.Sc. in Science of Living, Preksha Meditation & Yoga

2.      M.A./M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology

3.      One Year Post-graduate Diploma in Preksha Yoga Therapy

4.      One Year Diploma in Naturopathy

5.      Certificate Course in Science of Living, Preksha Meditation & Yoga

6.      Certificate Course in Yoga and Preksha Meditation

7.      Ph.D. and D.Lit.

CAREER PROSPECTS:

A.     Pass out students get the eligibility to become:

1.      Lecturer/Assistant Professor in colleges/Universities.

2.      Yoga Teacher/Instructor in educational institutions.

3.      Yoga consultant in hospitals, hotels, rehabilitation centres, industries and corporate sectors.

4.      Yoga Therapist

B.     For pass out students job opportunities are there in India and Abroad. Several Alumni are working in the countries like China, Hongkong, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Japan, UK, USA etc.

ACHIEVEMENTS OF DEPARTMENT:

International/National Seminar/Workshop

       National Seminar on “Jain and other Yoga Systems” sponsored by Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR), New Delhi, March 7-9, 2005.

       Refresher Course on “Value Education and Yoga” sponsored by University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, November 25 to December11, 2005.

       National Seminar on “Scientific Approach of Yoga and Naturopathy Systems in daily life",   sponsored by Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy (CCRYN), New Delhi, March 06 to 08, 2009.

       National Seminar on “Promotion of Parapsychological Abilities and Consciousness through Meditation”, sponsored by Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR), New Delhi, January 19 to 21, 2012.

       "National Preksha Week", January17 to 21, 2012, sponsored by JVBI, Ladnun .

       National Workshop on "Applied Science of Living and Education" organized jointly by Dept. of SOL , PM & Yoga and Dept. of Education (Supported by SC/ST/OBC/Minority/Women Coaching Cell of JVBI, sponsored by UGC, New Delhi), September 10 to17, 2012.

       National Seminar on “Schools of Meditation and Indigenous Therapy Systems”, October 15 to 17, 2013, sponsored by JVBI, Ladnun.

       International Workshop on "Preksha Meditation and Yoga", February 25 to 27, 2014, jointly organized by Italian Yoga Federation, Rome and JVBI, Ladnun.

 

            Projects

       Two UGC sponsored Major Research Projects conducted by the faculty of the Department in 2001 and 2006.

       One ICPR sponsored research project conducted by the faculty of Department in 2007.

       One Pilot Research Project on "Managing Diabetes through Meditation and Magnet Therapy" conducted by faculty of the Department in 2013.

 

            Memorandum of Understanding

       Three MOUs (one with an International Institution and two with National Institutions) have been signed by the Department for multi disciplinary research, faculty and student exchange programme.

 

            Ph.D./D.Lit. Awarded

       Thirty Seven (37) candidates have been awarded Ph.D. degree and one candidate have been awarded D.Lit. from the Department.  

   Faculties         

 

Professor JPN Mishra                

UGC National Research Awardee

Professor & Head

M.Sc. in Zoology (Spl-Physiology); Ph.D. in Physiology;

Diploma in Yoga, Naturopathy and Magnet Therapy.

Specialization: Human Physiology & Yogic Sciences

Teaching Experience:29 Years

Research Experience: 36 Years

Area of Interest for teaching and research: Human Physiology, Yoga and Meditation, Yoga Therapy, Sleep Science, Psycho-physiology of  Meditation.

E-mail: jpnmishra@gmail.com

 


 Dr Yuvraj Singh Khangarot

Assistant Professor

M.Sc. in Science of Living Preksha Meditation & Yoga;

Ph.D. in Neurophysiology and Yoga. 

Specialization: Yoga & Meditation

Teaching Experience:09 Years

Research Experience: 07 Years

Area of Interest for teaching and research: Science of Living & Preksha Meditation, Yoga and Meditation, Yoga Therapy, Personal Management & Yoga, Personality Development & Yoga.

E-mail: yuvkhangarot@yahoo.com

 

 


 Dr Pradyumna Singh Shekhawat          

Assistant Professor

M.Sc. (Science of Living, Preksha Meditation & Yoga),

NDDY, M.A. (Jainology),

Ph.D (Physiology & Preksha Meditation)                    

Specialization: Human Physiology & Yogic Sciences

Teaching Experience: 09 Years

Research Experience: 08 Years

Area of Interest for teaching and research: Human Physiology, Yoga & Preksha Meditation, EH Medicine, Naturopathy & Alternative Therapies.

E-mail: drpradyumnasingh@gmail.com


 Samani Shreyas Prajna

Assistant Professor

M.A. (Science of Living, Preksha Meditation & Yoga), NET

Specialization: Preksha Meditation - Yoga

Teaching Experience: 08 Years

Research Experience: 05 Years

Area of Interest for teaching and research:  Science of Living, Preksha Meditation & Yoga

E-mail : Jainism13@gmail.com

 


 Dr Vivek Maheshwari                 

Assistant Professor

M.A. (Psychology),

Ph.D.  (Psychology)

Specialization : Clinical Psychology

Teaching Experience: 10 Years

Research Experience: 07 Years

              Area of Interest for teaching and research: Clinical Psychology, Industrial Psychology, Psychological Testing, Motivational Training, Personality Development & Stress Management. 

E-mail: maheshwari.dsvv@gmail.com

 

 


 

Dr Hemlata Joshi

Teaching cum Research Associate

M.A. (Science of Living Preksha Meditation & Yoga),

Ph.D. (Science of Living) 

Specialization:Value Education, Yoga & Meditation

Teaching Experience: 14 Years

Research Experience: 12 Years

Area of Interest for teaching and research: Science of Living & Preksha

 Meditation, Yoga Philosophy, Human Consciousness, Yoga & Meditation, Value Education, Indian Psychology.

E-mail:  hemlatajvbu@gmail.com


 Alok Kumar Pandey

Yoga Instructor

M.A. (Hindi), M.A. (Science of Living Preksha Meditation & Yoga)

Specialization: Yoga & Meditation

Teaching Experience: 1.5 Years

Research Experience: 01 Years

Area of Interest for teaching and research: Science of Living & Preksha

 Meditation, Yoga and Meditation, Naturopathy & Alternative Therapy Systems, Swar Vigyan.

E-mail: yoga.alokpandey@gmail.com

 

 

 


 

Professor Daya Nand Bhargava    Professor Emeritus                (Philosophy)

Professor Viney Jain                        Professor Emeritus                (Bio-physics)

Professor Pratap Sanchetee           Visiting Professor                  (Neurology)

 

 
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