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Editor. (2017). Editorial. Dev Sanskriti Interdisciplinary International Journal, 10, 72-73. Retrieved from http://dsiij.dsvv.ac.in/index.php/dsiij/article/view/197


Dev  Sanskriti  Vishwavidyalaya  once  again presents you another intriguing volume of the Dev Sanskriti International Interdisciplinary Journal (DSIIJ) with a motive to promote publication of original works in all disciplines dedicated to the indigenous knowledge and culture. This issue also presents a collection of outstanding works from various different fields such as yoga, history, mass communication,   spirituality,   psychology, education and cultural studies. This unique amalgamation is what makes us distinctive and enjoyable.

Our first article comes from across the border from the Oriental state of China in which Luyan Chen and Fang Lu not only reiterate the significance of yoga and its benefits for the harmonic balance of the mind and body about also point out how it is a medium for cultural exchange between countries with special reference to the India-China Yoga College, Yunnan Minzu University, China.

Our next article by Devendra Kumar and Ravindra Kumar draws our attention towards something that is of immense importance from a historical, cultural, and religious point of view for India-  the river Ganga.  They throw light  on the fact that how mother Ganga has been a symbol of the Indian culture and civilization since time immemorial and how its mention can be found in our various old scriptures and key texts through which they try to encourage us to understand the greatness of this glorious river.

Exploring  the globalization  and mass media exposure among youth of AWGP, our next paper by Shreepal Chauhan is an empirical study on  100  youth  trainees  of  Shantikunj,  Haridwar using an interview schedule. Besides discussing globalization and mass media in detail, the study gives a descriptive analysis of the trends and preferences  of  the  youth  regarding both  old and new mass  media  and social  media  which  are of value.

Moving  further  we have another interesting paper by Rashmi Sharma discussing the various  dimensions  of  Yoga  in  Srimadbhagwat. This paper throws light on how Srimadbhagwat beautifully attracts one towards unifying with Shri Krishna  through  Bhakti  as  well  as  Yoga, elucidating the paths of Gyanyoga, Bhaktiyoga, Karmayoga, and Ashtangyoga.   This paper encourages one to understand Yoga through Srimadbhagwat and apply it in their lives.

Sukhanandan Singh very beautifully knits the concepts of communication from the Indian perspective   with   special   reference   to  spiritual Vedic  traditions.  The  paper  presses  for focusing our attention towards not just explicit but also implicit communication for a holistic approach.

Deepak and Gunjan have shown through their  empirical  study  that  the  practice  of Swadhyay, which is to read, get inspiration and direction for self-upliftment through the lives and thoughts  of  great  personalities,   has  a  positive impact on the mental health of adolescent females.

Dayeong Park through her paper sketches an  outline  of  Ramana  Maharshi’s  life,  his teachings with special emphasis on Self-enquiry. She further discusses the theoretical as well as the practical  aspects  of  Self-Enquiry  as  Meditation and  tries  to  show  how  it  is  a  valuable   and productive  meditation  technique  which  can  be used to attain Moksha (liberation).

Gayatri Gurvendra and Amrit Gurvendra talk about Srimadbhagwat Gita and its significance in  today’s   times   to  deal   with   our   daily  life stressors and issues. It focuses on all three body, mind, soul; and how yoga also impacts and covers all these three levels. This paper also explains how the Gita is an excellent tool for stress management and self-upliftment.



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