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