Thursday, 28 March 2013

National Workshop on MUSIC THERAPY at Imphal

For the first time in the North eastern region of India one day National Workshop was held under the banner of Council for Teacher Education, Manipur Chapter in association with Yoga & Nature cure Centre, Chamber hospital, Imphal  on 21st. March’13 at Nature cure centre, Imphal.
With the lighting of ceremonial lamp in the inaugural function  by chief guest Prof. L. Kunjeshori  Devi of Manipur University, Dr. T.Asha Sinha ,Chairperson of CTE Manipur Chapter welcomed guests and honoured the Dignitories in the Manipuri traditional way. Prof. Nilima Bhagabati of Gauhati University & Resource person of the Workshop, Dr.Irom Gambhir Singh of Manipur University, Mahendra Patni, Preident of Chamber hospital and Smt. Bimolata devi,successful woman entrepreneur  of Manipur addressed  the participants and the invited guests.
The first technical session was conducted by Prof. Nilima Bhagabati who gave a lucid presentation & information  on Music Therapy  and how psycho-somatic disorders  and  various disorders  of adolescents  and children can be cured  through music Therapy. She practically demonstrated Omkar  therapy  and its impact on  mental state of a person . Dr.Uday Chotai   a Naturopathic practitioner  from  Mumbai  gave a presentation  on maintaining good health and  the impact of music in curing and preventing certain diseases.   Mrs. Jharna Vyas,  a vocalist  from Mumbai beautifully  presented the concept of Indian Classical music and how the various ‘Raags’ of Classical music heals patients  as well as in curbing various disorders  amongst people in this fast  changing world. She gave practical demonstration of the various Raags for healing patients and emotional disorder of people in the society. Mrs. Jharna was accompanied in her vocal presentation by S. Ram kumar Singh who is also an excellent vocalist of Manipur.
Dr.T. Asha Sinha conducted the technical sessions and offered vote of thanks. It was an wonderful experience for all participants to be in the world of music for six hours  and learing  about Music therapy  in the National Work shop.

News compiled by:
Prof. Dr. Nilima Bhagabati
Int’nal Secretary, CTE, India        27/3/13

Monday, 4 March 2013

CTE Tamil Nadu National Seminar - Salem, March 9, 10, 2013.

Valedictory Function
CTE Representatives from Kerala - D. Pramod, Dr. K.Y. Benedict and Dr. K. Anvar