Department of Yoga Vidya (Education)
Many people do not properly acquaint with the natural system of cultural or traditional development of humankind. A lot of misconception and lack of understanding persists in mythological views and philosophy. Here we consider yoga as a natural system developed in Indus valley thousands of years before but it is highly misunderstood in modern times. Yoga is non-religion, magical powers, physical culture, self-torture but the true nature of the real self. Our department executing many functions to establish the original aspect of yoga in modern society. Department of Yoga vidya is trying to establish a classical system of yoga with self-awareness, which can supplement to yoga school and university education. It can prepare the students or seekers or spiritual aspirants for the integration and harmonization of their physical, mental, and spiritual faculties so that the students can become healthier, saner, and more sincere cultured members of the society. The aim of the department of yoga vidya is to re-establish the natural and classical educational system of original yoga with its proper science and art. Yoga education helps in self-discipline and self-control, leading to an immense amount of awareness, concentration, and a higher level of consciousness. Briefly, the aims and objectives of the Department of Yoga Vidya are:
- To enable the student to have good health.
- To practice mental hygiene.
- To possess emotional stability.
- To integrate moral values.
- To attain a higher level of consciousness yoga helps in the development of inner self and physical growth thus helps in the inculcation of values essential for co-existence in society.
- To progress in spirituality or self-realization.
All these objectives could be dealt with in an integrated manner. Yoga education could help to equip oneself with basic knowledge about one’s personality, to learn to handle oneself well in all life situations, to learn techniques of gaining good health, to develop a discriminative mind capable of knowing the real from the unreal and to face the dualities of life with equanimity.