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Idea to Innovation
“Spirituality should be a compulsory part of Education System”
INTRODUCTION: Lives today are characterized by cut Throat competition. Today stress, tensions,
depressions have become intrinsic part of our lives. Spirituality makes a person look inward to deal with
various mental issues. Spirituality includes a sense of connection to something bigger than ourselves and
it typically involves a search for meaning In life. Thus spiritual lectures are essential in schools. For a
better tomorrow we need educated and righteous professionals.
Issues of the today’s society:
Declination of moral values
Disappearing ethics and Virtuos
Craziness about money
A student killed a teacher, A friend killed a friend, A doctor killed his whole family.
SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEMS: All the social evils are because we are just producing educated machines
but not good human beings. Spirituality is the solution to all these problems.
Spirituality is not about religion, not about being saints or mataji. Its about inner purification,
knowing about ourselves, who we are, what is the actual aim of our lives.
MARKET RESEARCH: The data has been collected from primary data and secondary data.
Direct Interviews and telephonic Interviews-
The data has been collected from the students and teachers of various schools of Madhya
a. Chameli devi school
b. Laurels international
c. Queen`s College
d. Vaishnav higher Secondary
e. Edify International
f. Cloth Market School
g. MP Police Public School
h. Vaishnav Bal Mandir
i. St. Rafael’s
j. Delhi International
SECONDARY DATA: The data has collected from newspapers and internet.
India saw 135445 suicides last year- The Hindu
Suicides rate in India are highest in the 15-29 age group- www.ndtv.com
There are 533 schools in Indore.
RESULTS OF THE RESEARCH:
Problems among the students at an early age
i. Use of vulgar and abusive languages.
ii. Visiting gambling centers
iii. Unhealthy Competition and pressure
iv. Committing sexual offences
v. Habitual behavior beyond the control of parents.
vi. Spending time idly beyond limits
vii. No respect for elders
viii. Spending time on Social networking Apps.
xi. Bunking classes
xii. Indulgence in Drinking, smoking and anti social activities.
Very few schools have spiritual/ stress management/counseling sessions.
Some schools have classes for Value education, psychology, Meditation but the classes
are not regular and focus is course completion.
How Spirituality at schools could be implemented?
1 or 2 spiritual gurus per school
1 class daily or alternatively for each standard.
“Spirituality is not a waste of time and money, Infact it is its genuine utilization.
What Spiritual classes must include-
b. Problem solving sessions
c. Stress Management
e. Seminars on How to get real happiness?
f. Psychological analysis of students
Importance of Spirituality at schools:
Control over emotions
Code of conduct
Respect for others
Healthy mind and body
Why spirituality is important for our nation?
Today US, UK and various Multi National companies are spending billions on stress management. If India
do not want to spend billions after some years, then spirituality should be a compulsory part of
education system. Spirituality is essential for the survival of the culture, tradition of the country.
CONCLUSION: Spirituality at the schools has become necessary today. The practice of spirituality at the
schools enables students to deal with tensions, stress and depressions. It provides an individual with the
strength to face unforeseen situations without panic.
If all the trees of the world were one, what a great tree it would be
If all the rivers of the world were one, what a great river it would be
If all the citizens of the country were spiritual, what a great countryit would be
Shri Venketeshwar Institute of Technology