Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya is an educational institution to mould its students into noble and enlightened human beings; selfless, warm hearted, compassionate and kind individuals. Along with excellent domain focused approach, categorical excellence and widely knitted outreach connect, the University aims to build individuals with spirituality as their locus of control and help them excel holistically through meticulously designed curriculums and dedicated faculty. One of the primary objectives of the University is to provide education and conduct research in the disciplines of Vedic Culture (Dev Sanskriti) and to provide a proper blend of science and spirituality. This issue of Dev Sanskriti: Interdisciplinary International Journal is a welcome addition in the same tradition.
In the first paper the author Armendra Amer has taken the initiative to search appropriate answers to questions which examine the role of media after the tragic occurrence of Bhopal gas disaster that has taken place in society.
In next paper Riddhi Sahu has investigated the impact of pragya-yoga exercise (a defined set of 16 yogic postures) on lipid profile among overweight women and found that it is beneficial for the management of lipid profile among overweight women.
Next paper is the blend of spiritual sciences and tourism. The author Kumar Ashish has well explained and given scope for the sustainability and innovative approach of spiritual tourism. Again Verma Rakesh studied the spiritual sciences and investigated Sri Aurobindo’s life and given Scientific formulation of spiritual work in the viewpoint of Sri Aurobindo.
In the last paper of this volume Kumar Deepak studied the role of developmental journalism in India and observed the development related news is in newspapers and magazines.
We heartily congratulate and thank to the reviewers and all the contributors. Hope, this issue of Journal will inspire and generate interest among researchers, educators, policy makers and professionals to understand the significance of Indigenous Knowledge in present era. We also thank all the readers and seek your feedback to make the journal a more effective vehicle in the field of Indigenous knowledge.
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