YOGIC PRACTICES AND EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AS THE TRUE MEDICINE TO MAINTAIN THE INTELLECTUAL POWERS OF THE SECONDARY SCHOOL PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS
Keywords:Yogic practices, emotional intelligence, intellectual powers, pre-service teachers
In the present pandemic situation, human being is facing many problems related to their economic status, ethical values, day today’s life, physical problem and professional issues because this pandemic has crushed the whole world and it is affecting the lifestyle, goals, relationships, attitude of the people as well as professionals like doctors, engineers, teachers etc.. It is decreasing the emotional and spiritual values among people. So in this crucial stage yoga has come as a true medicine to maintain the intellectual powers of the professionals. Yoga is practising by the whole world because yoga is considered as “controlling of the mind.” It is the reunion of the body, mind and spirit. Yogic practice includes specific techniques such as “Asanas”, “Pranayama” and “Dhyana”. These are true medicines to attain the highest level of consciousness and to balance the emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence consist empathy, self-control, successful relationships and self-motivation. But due to rapid change in the world, these values are decreasing. Emotional intelligence is an ability to monitor once on and other’s feelings and emotions. Studies reveal that emotional intelligence is the key to success. It is necessary for teachers to balance their emotions so that they could maintain their intellectual powers. It is possible through the yogic practices that are helpful to maintain the emotions.
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