Keeping in mind the needs of the students, Indira Global Business School organized a workshop on “Stress Management through Sahaj Yoga and Meditation. The objective of the workshop was to help the students identify the stressors and effectively deal with it through Sahaj yoga and meditation. Sahaja Yoga was founded in the year 1970, by two times Nobel Peace Prize nominee and a United Nation World Peace Award receiver – Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honoured technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. It brings better focus and helps people become more focused and balanced. Today, Sahaja Yoga is being practiced by thousands of people from over 100+ countries. Long term practice of Sahaja Yoga has shown to provide enhanced physical and psychological well-being, more effective cognitive processes (memory, analysis, evaluation), improved decision making and creativity, increased interpersonal effectiveness, ability to cope with stress and isolation, improvement in productivity. In India, over 500 workshops on ‘Stress Management through Sahaja Yoga’ have been conducted during the past decade across several organizations such as Tata Consultancy Services, ICICI Bank, Bank of America, Citibank, Morgan Stanley, KPMG, Times Now, etc (to name a few), schools / colleges / universities (for eg, IIT, AIIMS, etc), government and administrative offices, judiciary (eg, Bombay High Court), scientific organizations, NGO establishments, etc.
Speaker for the session was Ms. Meenakshy Dhangar who is practising Sahaja Yoga for more than 24 years. She has been conducting Sahaja yoga – Stress management Sessions in Corporate & educational institutions in India & Europe such as Swiss Expo Fair, German expo, Barclays, Cybage, HCl, Cognizant, RedHattechnologies etc. A Human Resource Professional with an experience of a decade in Talent Acquisition & Staffing serving Organizations & clients like Wipro, Google, Facebook, Makemytrip & People Strong. As of now pursuing Indian Classical Music as a vocalist & into independent research in understanding musical effects on human subtle system. She was assisted by Mr. Sunil Jankawar who is currently working with IBM-India.
The students and staff members had a wonderful experience during various practices and exercises. There were discussions in between and at the end of the session, doubts and queries of students were resolved. Students also provided their suggestions and feedback. After the session some students have had discussion with Meenakshy Dhangar. Students found this seminar very helpful and inspiring.