Professional Ethics in Students through Yoga

Amogh H. Kashyap, Romit Kashyap, K. S. Harishanand
2016 Journal of Engineering Education Transformations  
Every individual in the world are born with certain personal ethics and inherit professional ethics from the outside world. But it is up to every human being as to how they inculcate the knowledge and learn from the experiences in their lifespan. Apart from personal ethics, Professional ethics are equally important as far as todays social life is concerned. It was disappointing to realize that many people lack good professional ethics and there have been attempts made to eliminate the
more » ... ne that results from it. Hence, we have tried to use one of the many theoretically successful methods to curb this problem. As professional ethics can only be inculcated through practice, starting at an early stage would help inculcate more professional ethics in an individual. Since engineering is one of the professional courses, beginning at the college level would result in a well defined individual by the time he/she graduates. This study basically concentrates on the use of Yoga and meditation that will help an individual clear his mind and understand the various principles they ought to follow in their professional life. Since this is a study on whether yoga would help develop professional ethics, we have used simple meditation techniques which include breathing exercises and postures(asanas) for relieving the agitated minds of entry level engineers.
doi:10.16920/jeet/2016/v0i0/85658 fatcat:wqf2jfmmdvdftlkwd775bjtdqi