School & pre-university college students in Karnataka to have daily meditation sessions
PTI, Nov 3, 2022, 1:34 PM IST
Image Courtesy: Twitter/B.C Nagesh
Bengaluru: Karnataka Minister of School Education and Literacy B C Nagesh on Thursday said he has issued directions for meditation to be introduced for school and pre-university college students. He has also sent a note to officials of his department in this regard.
”It is directed to take necessary steps to introduce 10 minutes of meditation for students in schools and pre-university colleges daily, aimed at increasing their concentration, improving health, positive thinking, stress-free learning, personality development, and thereby imbibing good qualities,” Nagesh said in a tweet on Thursday with the note.
ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಏಕಾಗ್ರತೆ ಹೆಚ್ಚಿಸಲು, ಆರೋಗ್ಯ ವೃದ್ಧಿಸಲು, ಸದ್ವಿಚಾರ ಚಿಂತನೆ, ಒತ್ತಡಗಳಿಂದ ಮುಕ್ತವಾಗಿ ಜ್ಞಾನಾರ್ಜನೆ, ಉತ್ತಮ ಗುಣಗಳನ್ನು ರೂಢಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳುವ ಮೂಲಕ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಿತ್ವ ವಿಕಸನಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಶಾಲೆಗಳು & ಪದವಿಪೂರ್ವ ಕಾಲೇಜುಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳಿಗೆ ಪ್ರತಿನಿತ್ಯ 10 ನಿಮಿಷ ಧ್ಯಾನ ಮಾಡಿಸಲು ಅಗತ್ಯ ಕ್ರಮ ಕೈಗೊಳ್ಳಲು ಸೂಚಿಸಲಾಗಿದೆ. pic.twitter.com/j7lVJYr65B
— B.C Nagesh (@BCNagesh_bjp) November 3, 2022
According to the note, the move was based on a request by the Karnataka State Primary School Teachers’ Association. It says some schools already have meditation sessions.
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