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Sub-Categories of Science of Living (Jeevan Vigyan)

Science of Living (Jeevan Vigyan) -  Introduction

Problems of Modern Life-Style
Dynamics of Attitude
Main steps in Practical Training
Value-education through Anupreksha and Bhavana
Balanced System of Education
Four aspects of the Science of Living
The Science of Living :Its Basis and Process
The Problem of Education
Why Teach The Science of Living ?
The Development of an Independent Personality
Education and the Problem of the Mind
The Science of Living and Experiments in Intuition
The Science of Living & the building of a New Generation
The Science of Living and Social Life
The Science of Living: A New Dimension of Education
A Retrospect

Chapter-3 : by Acharya Mahapragya

Jain Vishva Bharati



The Science of Living is a training course based on scientific principles. It comprises various branches of learning drawn from both-modern sciences and ancient sciences as well as humanities. The main emphasis is on practical training and regular practice. The theoretical studies, however, are also included in the syllabi, mainly in order to comprehend the fundamental theories and hypotheses made use of in the practical exercises-

The following branches of learning are the main constituents of the syllabus :

A. Modern Sciences

1. Anatomy (Human body)

2. Physiology (Human body)

3. Endocrinology

4. Neurology

5. Psychology (including Physiological Psychology)

6. Parapsychology (E.S.P. etc.)

7. Ecology

8. Biology (including Biophysics, Biochemistry)

9. Dietetics

10. Health Sciences

11. Suggestology

12. Magneto-therapy

13. Psychotherapy

14. Psychiatry

B. Humanities & Ancient Sciences

1. Philosophy

2. Education (mainly value-education)

3. Religion (comparative)

4. Yoga (theoretical & practical)

5. Peace-research

6. Non-violence

7. Meditation (theoretical & practical)

8. Sociology

9. Training in non-violence for conflict-resolution

10. Karma-shastra (Science of karma)

11. Ayurveda, Nature-cure, Acupuncture, Acupressure and other therapies (other than Allopathic system)

12. Prana-Vigyan

13. Mantra-Vigyan

14. Healing techniques

15. Spiritualist Sciences for ultimate intrinsic transformation.