Yoga, traditional games & sports for Indian human resource development
Dr. Prasanna kumar shivasharanappa, Dr. Rajanna, Pramod. M. Khed
Yoga is one of the most important nomenclatures of physical activities. The origin of Yoga is about 5000 years back in India. The Indian monks used to practice Yoga for spiritual development. The repetition of Om… Om… Om is not a ritual of the religion, but it makes the circulation of blood rush towards the skull. The experts say Yoga has three dimensional affects. Yoga can positively affects body, mind and spirit. Yoga is excellent for psychosomatic diseases. Psychosomatic diseases are those where body and mind are involved. Thus this culture has been widely accepted worldwide for Indian human resource development for its uniqueness of less requirement of space, time and no warm up and no cost for practices. In Yogic practices, there is a harmonious development of all the muscles of the body, internal organs, nerves and frame. Yogasana helps secretion of hormone from different glands in balanced condition, it regulates the blood circulation properly, it forms antibody to prevent diseases thus Yogasana makes the body strong. The Pranayam of yoga helps in breathing controls; this breathing control exercise gives extra energy to the heart and lungs. Meditation on the other hand through its practice helps us devotedly think something. Meditation of 5-10 minutes is really beneficial for the development of mind. The experts name few Yogasana and Pranayam for physical and mental health and advice for Meditation. Beside this, Traditional games and sports are part of intangible heritage and a symbol of the cultural diversity of our societies. They are different in nature and are of plenty in numbers worldwide. It is also raw form of many modern games and sports. Generally Traditional Games and Sports are indigenous in nature. Experts say it is one of the excellent ways to remain healthy, fit, well-being, and recreate. Through playing of these games human resource development is possible. However, Human resource development means improvement of working capacity.