New Delhi - Yoga, meditation, natural
healing - you may have experienced it all. Now you have
another option as a new form of relaxation technique promises
to check the rampaging stress level among the urban
Based on the lifestyle practices of three
primitive tribes in Orissa, Ahemadabad based meditation expert
Murli Menon claims to have come up with a new way of dealing
"There are several primitive tribes in India,
who live in close proximity with nature. Their unique
lifestyle practices can be inspiration to the urban folks to
effectively deal with stress. My method seeks to provide
relief to the urban folks utilising the knowledge of the
tribes that they have gained over centuries through close
affiliation with nature", he says.
However, experts wonder as to how far the
techniques of the tribals could be applicable to alltogether
different lives of the urbanites.
The new 'relaxation method' is the result of
research, Menon says. The research covered the Kadia, Mankadia
and Kohl tribes of Orissa. All these tribes live in the
protected forest areas in Mayurbhanj district of the
"People usually have the notion that the
tribal people have a very simple life and they do not have any
stress in life. Contrary to that, their life is full of
challenges and stressful situations. But they have their own
ways of handling the stress", says Menon.
After observing the lives of the three tribes
closely for nine years, Menon has come up with a complete
'package', which he thinks will be able to deal with stress.
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