The Arjuna Group, a Non-Government Organisation (NGO) formed by group of IITians, organised the 9th ‘Parivartan’, for coaching students in Kota. This motivational programme gave students suggestions on improving concentration and will power for success.
The guest speaker of the day, Amal M. Das is the author of the group’s first publication, ‘Art of Concentration’ and an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and presently acts as a travelling mentor, counsellor, motivational speaker and author. He delivered a lecture, which was centred on ‘What you give to life, life gives back to you’. He asserted the 4-step formula to develop will power which included wisdom from holy books, scientific faith in God, yoga for modern age – meditation, and association with the right people.
The seminar was filled with abundant stories, real life examples, inspiring quotes from both from the modern world as well as from the ancient Indian scriptures like the Bhagavad Gita. The students also recited a few of the slokas.
Sreenivas Gupta, member of the group, AIR-164 is pursuing his B Tech in Computer Science from IIT Madras, spoke on the importance of self-control and how excellence has to be wedded with ethics for real success.
The Arjuna Group was formed in 2013 by a group of IITians. The group has extended its services to more than 1,20,000 students in the cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Latur, Kota, Nellore and many more. The group publishes ‘Arjuna Books’ with the purpose of uplifting the student community with the aid of value education. The group’s first publication, ‘Art of Concentration in the Age of Distractions’ has become a national bestseller and has sold more than 30,000 copies. With the increasing demand of the book, the Group recently launched the Hindi as well as the Telugu version of the book.
MP Eshwar, the Chairman and Managing Director of Instrumentation Limited presided over the event as the Chief Guest. He spoke on the importance of having patience and reiterated the theme of self-control through videos.