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Scientific – Old Indian school punishments

Scientific - Old Indian school punishments
Scientific - Old Indian school punishments

Remember the ‘good’ old Indian school punishments?

Holding the earlobes with arms crossed over your chests, bending the knees and then sit and then stand and so on till the time Masterji is saying?

Ever thought why the traditional Indian school teachers would give this particular punishment? I believe even majority of the teachers who grant this punishment to their students do not know the reason behind it. This form of punishment has been in practice in our country since the Gurukul time and was given to the students who were weak in studies. That is a different question if now a days teachers grant this punishment for any mistake and not only for studies but originally it was meant for weak students only.

Talking about the logic behind this punishment, it is very interesting to know that this particular posture increases the blood flow in the memory cells in brain and synchronizes the right and left side of the brain to improve function and promote calmness, stimulates neural pathways via acupressure points in the earlobe, sharpens intelligence and also helps those with autism, asperger’s syndrome, learning difficulties and behavioral problems.

Probably we have forgotten this ancient method of increasing memory power but the West is now using is very diligently and they are recommending this posture or exercise to treat many a diseases.

~ Surajkumar Jaiswal

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  • I pray that everybody will respect,honour,revere our old rishi fathers for everything they have done for humankind by following their example and teachings and making Mother India smile always as she leads our country to being the best in the world.The local indians have to change their mindset and not ape the west and show the world who we are.

  • It also give one more action for mind ,by holding both ears and pulling little it changes you negative energy to positive energy

    If we do it in presence of lord. VIGNESA you get good result for you wishes on any work such as education ,solve any hurdles

    Narasimhan

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