Thursday, October 16, 2008

Integral Yoga and Indian Psychology

Dr. Panch. Ramalingam,
UGC – Academic Staff College,Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
Integral yoga psychology is union of all kinds of yoga principles and methodological practices related to human psychology। The contents of the course structure are to be distributed in terms of integral yoga and Indian psychology so as to introduce in the school /college curriculum.
Exploring the existing literature in ancient scriptures on Indian psychology
Exposition of various types/ school of thought in Indian psychology
Development of practical application of Indian psychological approaches into practice
Exploring the existing practices in yogaExposition of various types of yoga
Development of practical application of yoga therapy into practice
Understanding the inner spirit of the problems and proper application of yoga therapy
Exercises on yoga therapy
To achieve the above objectives, the researcher tried to study the related literature prescribed in the contents of the school/college curriculum. In order to meet the challenges and opportunities of teh world , we have to play a major role by introducing appropriate curriculum at the school and college levels. The integral approaches will help us in designing the curriculum by open learning system. The course structure may have one to one interactive classes, seminars, symposia and presentation of assignments related to the prescribed curriculum.
The learner can also spend sufficient time with scholars/ yoga practitioners to understand the traditional values system and cultural ethos in addition to class room learning.