A survey of Mindfulness of the Faculty members was conducted using a psychological tool, Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ) in May 2017.
A one hour session was conducted on June 21 st , 2017 on Indian Yoga & Meditation at Spiritual Research Cell, JECRC Campus. On this occasion, Shri Mukesh Agarwal, Asso. Prof. (CSE) conducted the session on ‘Patanjali’s Ashtang Yoga' and benefits of meditation in daily life’. Before this session, students did Yoga practice at SMS Stadium.
During the Joy of Giving week and on the First anniversary of the Spiritual Research Cell, Oct. 6, 2017, a value based session for students of Zarurat was organized where Shri Arpit Agarwal, Director JECRC graced the occasion.
An intensive 8 days’ workshop for First Year students was organized from 2 nd -8 th Nov. 2017. Topics like Thought Management, Knowing Thyself, Understanding the Divine, Self Esteem, Student Lifestyle etc were covered during the event. Special Invitee, Prof. (Dr.) Vijay Singh Rathore, HOD CSE, enlightened the students.
Spiritual Research Cell Team was invited to conduct Bio-well Aura Scan of AICTE teaching and non-teaching member during a workshop on Executive Leadership Program, 24 th - 25 th Dec. 2017.
In continuation with the Workshop held in December, second series of the session on Self-Empowerment through meditation was conducted successfully for first year students during 8 th -16 th Feb. 2018. Guest Speaker Rajyogini BK Sushma enlightened the students on the last day of the workshop on the topic ‘Practical Spirituality’.
After the success of Self-Empowerment through meditation, third series of the event was conducted during 22 nd -30 th Oct. 2018. With the help of these sessions students are able to learn the different types of thoughts, ways to improve self-esteem, relationship with the Divine, dos and don’ts for student life etc… Dr. Bhavna Sharma, HoD, CSE motivated the students for attending such sessions in future.
Comparative analysis of mindfulness was presented at the International conference, ICICT (International Congress on Information and Communication Technology) during 27 th -28 th February, 2018 in Brunel University, London and published in Springer Proceedings. It was found in this research study that meditators are more observant and non- reactive than non-meditators. Hence, meditation helps in developing useful coping skills for successful and happy living.
With the sunrise in the bright sunshine of March 31 st , 2018, participants were revived with some yoga exercises and peaceful meditation. After the session, teams were again guided by the mentors and then they got back to their coding again!!
"The Spiritual Centre is a sea of peace in this world around us. He experience which I got here is inexplicable. The staff here is excellent."
“I felt that it is the right place for me. Everyone should visit once.”
“This is an excellent initiative. All students should be motivated to practice all these things.”
“Very good experience being here.”
“More than wonderful, Great Experience, Thanks.”
“It is a novel idea to expose students to a very essential aspect of life. Wishing a great success in your effort.”
“Unique Lab in the country giving exposure to life changing experiences.”
“Visited the meditation center & found it very purposeful & with positive vibes. This shall definitely improve the quality of values inculcated in the students/faculty to be better persons & human souls. Good Luck!”
“It is amazing experience for me to find myself through me after entering this spiritual cell. Great Job & thought.”
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“The visit to the Spiritual Cell reinforce my conviction to go through a yoga training.”
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