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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor: RJIF 5.43

ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
Effectiveness of kundalini yoga practice on mental well being
Author(s): Dr. Amanendra Mann and Jitender Singh
Abstract:
Introduction: In the evolution of mankind in context to growth and development, man had covered many a mile. Since many eternities he is indulged in the process of reaching towards perfection and of being perfect. He had converted many of his dreams into reality and also improved as well improvised his living standard with more and more comfort and luxury. In this race of making his life more easy and comfortable, he had invited many unwanted guests also. The natural and ethical worth starts degrading. Yoga is the solution to the overall health, soundness and development. Yoga is being practiced since many centuries and in many forms. Various yoga styles or improvisations are widely practiced throughout world like Ashtanga Yoga, Bikram’s Hot Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Iyengar Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Power Yoga and Viniyasa Flow Yoga, Power Yoga and many more. The name Kundalini Yoga is derived through a focus on arousing kundalini energy through regular practice of meditation, pranayama, mantras chanting and yogasanas.
Method & Procedure: The aim of the study was to find out the effect of six weeks of Kundalini Yoga practice on Mental Well-being as psychological variable. The study was conducted on 60 male school athletes of 14-16 years of age, divided into two groups (30 each) in experimental and control group. Warwick and Edinburg Mental Well-Being Scale (WEMWBS, 2007) was used.
Result and Discussion: The mean pre-test and post-test scores of Experimental Group (Kundalini Yoga Training Group) on Mental Well-Being, were 43.47 and 46.07 respectively. Its SD pre-test score and SD post-test scores were 2.16 and 2.41 respectively. The calculated value of t-test of EG was recorded with 6.9092, which is higher than the tabulated value and is considered to be statistically significant.
Pages: 784-788  |  225 Views  10 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Amanendra Mann, Jitender Singh. Effectiveness of kundalini yoga practice on mental well being. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(2):784-788.
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