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Lecture series on handling depression

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Depression is an extremely common illness that affects people of all ages, gender, and socio-economic groups, and is a proven silent killer. To over this illness, Bramha Kumaris have organised a free seven day lecture series on the ‘Easy methods of prevention and cure of depression and Maha Shivratri Mahotsav Samoroh’ from February 20 to February 26, 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Dayanand Bandodkar Football Ground, Campal.

During the course of seven days, doctors, psychotherapists, trainers, and authors along with meditation teachers will demonstrate and educate people on how to overcome depression.

Since nature protects human beings, the main focus will be on natural prescriptions to avoid depression while the catchphrase for the programme will be ‘Let’s Talk’ which in itself will be a positive prescription for depression.

“We have organised this festival on the occasion of Shivratri to let people know why this festival is celebrated, and through this festival we will highlight depression. We aim to cure depression and make India healthy and on the other side we will worship Mahadev along with our families,” said raj yoga teacher, B K Nirmala, at a press conference.

The opening ceremony will take place on February 20, 4 p.m., followed by a session by Sachin Parab of Clinical Research, Mumbai, on ‘The secret of ultimate living’ at 6:30 p.m. On February 21, he will hold a session on ‘A practical meditation session’ at 7 a.m., and ‘The art of being positive’ at 6:30 p.m. Psychotherapist, Girish Patel will conduct three sessions – A lecture on ‘Easy methods of prevention and cure of depression’ on February 22, 6:30 p.m. , ‘Magic of meditation’ on February 23, 6:30 p.m. and ‘A practical meditation’ on February 24, 7 a.m. Senior meditation teacher, B K Sarita Rathi will conduct a session on ‘Creating miracles in life’ on February 24 at 6:30 p.m., ‘Receiving God’s powers on February 25, 6:30 p.m., and ‘Eight powers for success’ session on February 26, 6:30 p.m.

Besides the lectures there will be various activities and stalls for all age groups including
children.

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