Self Awareness - Importance and steps to enhance

Self Awareness – Importance and steps to enhance

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Introduction We usually identify our existence with our position in society, our friends and family, the needs and desires of our body, and the emotional and intellectual expressions of our mind. For example: We might say ‘I am a student studying economics, I have three sisters and live in London’. We rarely take the time to contemplate the real nature of our existence; to ask the question, “Who am I?” Self awareness is about learning to better understand why you feel what you feel and why you behave in a particular way. Once you begin to understand this concept you then have the opportunity and freedom to change things about […]

Virabhadrasana - Step by step with benefits

Virabhadrasana – Step by step with benefits

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Virabhadra is a mythological character created by Lord Shiva, and this pose derives its name from there. The Virabhadrasana I is an asana honoring the feats of a legendary warrior. Hence, it is also called the Warrior 1 pose. This asana is considered to be one of the most graceful postures in yoga, and it adds a whole lot of beauty to the workout. Duration: 20 seconds on each leg Repetitions: 1 Strengthens: Ankles, Thighs, Shoulders, Calves, Arms, Back Stretches: Ankles, Navel, Groin, Thighs, Shoulders, Lungs, Calves, Thorax, Neck How To Do The Virabhadrasana 1. Stand erect and spread your legs about three to four feet apart. Your right foot should be in the […]

Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev - Pursuit of Life

Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev – Pursuit of Life

Friday, April 27th, 2018
Dr.Prakash Baba Amte - Light to the tribes

Dr.Prakash Baba Amte – Light to the tribes

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Have you ever wondered whether it is possible for a kid to play with a python around his neck or a grown up to feed a leopard and other animals of the wild? Yes, it is possible at ‘Animal Ark’, Hemalkasa, home to Dr Prakash Baba Amte and his family and a haven to all the wild animal orphans of the region. The selfless efforts and the outpour of love and care from Dr Prakash Amte and his wife Dr Mandakini Amte has shown that man and animal can indeed live together as family members.  How did Dr. Prakash Baba Amte’s ‘Animal Ark’ happen? It all began in the 70’s when the doctor duo […]

Honesty Test passed by school students

Honesty Test passed by school students

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

6 students of class VII, Rashtrotthana Vidya Kendra had attended Value Classes and later shifted to the school Global Academy For Learning. When they were in class VIII, a teacher wanted to give important probable questions for the class unit test and hence started dictating the questions.  Instead of copying down the questions on their note books, the students closed their ears(Unbelievable right!!). When the teacher asked for the reason, they remembered the honesty class attended and told that, “We have taken a resolve to follow the honesty for our entire life.”

Success Stories - SDM Ayurvedic College, Bangalore

Success Stories – SDM Ayurvedic College, Bangalore

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Disha conducted personality development program in SDM College of Ayurveda in Bangalore. All the students participated enthusiastically and took the message very well to their hearts. After a month, when Disha went on a follow-up program and there we could find a lot of success stories. One of such is described below. Donation Box:] Few students have formed a group and they have initiated a social contribution box in the entrance of the college. Everyday students put money as much as they can in the box. At the end of the semester, from the donations they have got, students are planning to educate rural poor and needy children. Students said […]

Viveka Vikasa – School Project of Disha : Report from April 2017 to March 2018

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Regular on-going sessions for  students: Blossoming Programme The program focuses on overall personality development of students through audiovisuals, games, stories, interactive sessions, activities etc. Activities based sessions encourages self introspection, create a platform for free and frank discussions, provide exposure to values in life and mainly instills a sense of pride in our heritage and ancestry. The sessions are designed to enhance the physical, emotional, intellectual, social and spiritual quotients of students for holistic development. Duration and frequency of sessions: 10-12 sessions of 40 minutes once in a fortnight ACTIVITY Report OF ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-18 The program starts from June and ends with Swami Vivekananda Jayanti celebrations. The impact of […]

Prerana – Faculty Development Program Report – April 2017 to June 2018

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Disha is a non-profit social initiative (started in 2005) that focuses on imparting values and necessary skills for the development of holistic personality of youth. The vision of Disha is “Transform Youth to Transform Nation”. The programs of Disha revolve around the theme “Know Your Self, Know Your Country and Know Your Culture“. This helps youngsters evolve into better human beings thereby enabling them to become the catalysts of social change. Faculty Development Program for Colleges Prerana – Journey from Teacher To Guru  Need for FDP based on value initiatives: The relationship between the teacher and the taught has been unique through the ages. The teacher through his exemplary life […]

Disha Certification Course Report – July 2017 to March 2018

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Disha is a non-profit social initiative (started in 2005) that focuses on imparting values and necessary skills for the development of holistic personality of youth. The vision of Disha is “Transform Youth to Transform Nation”. The programs of Disha revolve around the theme “Know Your Self, Know Your Country and Know Your Culture“. This helps youngsters evolve into better human beings thereby enabling them to become the catalysts of social change. Certification Programs: 60-hour certification program on “Personality Development and Life Skills” based on Indian ethos is in progress in Bharatiya Samskruti Vidya Peetha. 40 enthusiastic students are getting a deep insight towards themselves on the background of our country […]

Disha – Workshops Report – June 2017 to March 2018

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Disha is a non-profit social initiative (started in 2005) that focuses on imparting values and necessary skills for the development of holistic personality of youth. The vision of Disha is “Transform Youth to Transform Nation”. The programs of Disha revolve around the theme “Know Your Self, Know Your Country and Know Your Culture“. This helps youngsters evolve into better human beings thereby enabling them to become the catalysts of social change. One-day Personality Development Programs: Highly motivating workshops encourage self-introspection, create a platform for free and frank discussions, provide exposure to values and skills and above all instil a sense of pride in our roots. The sessions are designed to […]