“State of Art Hospital equipment – NOW available for HOME”, said a flyer that I received at one of the conferences recently. I remember using this phrase ‘State of art’ for the first time when we were video-shooting to promote one of the office buildings’. It was a moment of pride! A little over a decade later, I see myself with the same phrase, in a different light though! How did we reach here? Where did we miss?
I am not against technology. It’s rather liberating to see someone in a situation becoming self-regulating. The point is HEALTH; health that can be simply preserved with Yoga. Yoga is a product of the perennial wisdom of India. One would find the approach offered by Yoga as very useful and appropriate for the management of health issues. In some it serves as a complementary approach to the conventional medical treatment, in some where the conventional approach does not give desired relief it may even serve as an alternative approach. It is extremely useful during the period of recovery and for rehabilitation. More than everything, it helps in prevention and preservation of Health.
Many medical practitioners who were initially inclined to look upon Yoga with skepticism have come to recognize its merits. Specialists in psychosomatic medicine and psychiatry especially, have great deal of acceptance. Research say that yoga helps to eliminate the psycho-physical stresses that is the major cause of ailments today. I have personally been a witness to miraculous turnover in the health and life quality of not one but many.
Shift to a ‘healthy lifestyle’. Let not technology cripple us. Let’s rather goal to continue using our own body and mind… for as long as we live. That, in my opinion will truly be ‘a State of Art LIFE!’
International Day of Yoga 2018