“Preksha Meditation Helps Relieve Stress”
Dr PS Shekhwat
Sports journalist ;
“Preksha meditation helps relieve physical and mental stress,” Dr. Pradyuman Singh Shekhwat said during a webinar on Tuesday. Head of the Department of Life Sciences at the Jain Vishwa Bharati Deemed University, Rajasthan, Shekhwat was addressing participants at a seminar on “The Importance of Preksha Meditation.”
The online seminar series is organized by the Department of Sports and Physical Education of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University; Open and Distance Learning Center Kavi Kalidas Sanskrit University, Ramtek; Shri Binzani City College and Nabira Mahavidyalaya, Katol. Shekhwat said that a particular sequence should be followed when practicing yoga to get the optimal benefits. “Asan, pranayama and dhyan, this sequence should be followed during any yoga or meditation for optimal benefits. To relieve oneself from the rigors of daily exercise and the physical and mental stress that one encounters in any tournament, performing preksha dhyan (preksha or preksha dhyan meditation is a popular meditation technique of Jainism. Preksa was practiced by Mahavira ago is 2,600 years old.
The word “preksha” is derived from the Sanskrit root meaning “to see”) is very important, ”Shekhwat said. There are eight important steps in preksha meditation. “Relaxation with self-awareness, inner journey, the perception of breathing, the perception of the body, the perception of the psychic center, the perception of psychic colors, automatic suggestions and contemplation are the eight stages”, a- he declared. Board member Dr Anil Kumar Karvande chaired the Rani Laxmibai National Institute of Physical Education. SB City College international yoga player Vaibhav Shrirame was the special guest on the occasion.