Jammu Tawi, May 29
Being Part of Project Expressions of Infinity across 92 countries and 10008 happiness courses of Art of Living (AOL), The Art of Living, Jammu chapter conducted Happiness Courses at four locations in Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir. The Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar‘s unique Sudarshan Kriya was taught in workshop conducted in which scores of people joined
The program was gathering of scores of participants joining in from over different walks of life. The program, a blend of trend and tradition, offered practical tools for people to sustain their energy, happiness and help face the challenges of today’s fast-paced world. Many participants reported feeling calmer, happier and more rested than before, after attending the programme. Apart from the powerful breathing techniques, Yoga, Pranayama and meditation, the program also had interactive wisdom sessions that provided practical life tools to handle any difficult or stressful situation in life. The result was at the end of the program, people experienced a peaceful, stable, joyful state of mind and a sense of connection with everyone around. The main Aims of the program were to Bid Goodbye to all fears, Anxiety, Scattered Mind, Aggression, Mood Swings, Health issues, Negative thoughts, Emotions of Jammu Youth and give a heart welcome to joy, focused & clear mind, enthusiasm, positive outlook plus feeling of oneness & boundless potential to achieve the best in life.
People from different walks of life participated and experienced a tremendous relief from ailments, emotional imbalance and physical fitness issues as well. They expressed their satisfaction about course and hoped that these Yoga courses would be conducted in regular intervals for the enthusiasm of the people. Some of them also shared their views and informed about the positive effects of the course experienced by them.
The cornerstone of the Happiness Program is the SudarshanKriyaTM, a powerful rhythmic breathing technique cognized by Gurudev. This unique breathing technique eliminates stress, fatigue and negative emotions such as anger, frustration and depression, leaving one calm yet energized, focused yet relaxed with resultants of reduced heart rate and blood pressure , Significant reductions in anxiety, Improved immune cell counts . “Stress is when you have too much to do, very little time to do it and no energy to do the task,” says Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. “But what you can do is increase your energy. Pranayama (breathing exercises), meditation and Sudarshan Kriya give you more energy for the day and make you more productive.”
The AOL Centers which organized the happiness program were Gian Mandir at Adarsh Enclave Trikuta Nagar, Sri Sri Dhyan Kendra Parihar traders at Janipur and Aap Shambhu temple meditation hall Channi Himmat, Rural happiness course in Bishnah , jammu The AOL Jammu faculty who did commendable job in conducting and assisting were Sh. Delair singh DTC, Ajay Gupta, Manju aggarwal, Shakti Sagar, Suman Sharma, Menu Singh along with dedicated team of volunteers.