Psychology: The Indian Contribution
National Conference on
Indian Psychology, Yoga and Consciousness

organised by the
Indian Council of Philosophical Research
at the
Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education
Pondicherry, India
10-13 December 2004

See the group-photo.

List of Abstracts

Of articles with an "**" after the title, the full text is available.

  1. Prof. (Smt) Adesh Agarwal — Nishkama Karmayog and Anasakti; Motivation for Self Realization
  2. Ms. Jyoti Anand — Theory of Karma and Psychological Healing **
  3. Dr. Anjali — An Analysis Of the Concept of Lalan-Palan as Directing Mother Baby Interactions
  4. Dr. N. Annalakshmi — Integral Psychotherapeutic Intervention for disturbances of Mind, Body and Vital among Adolescents
  5. Prof. Shanti Auluck — Swabhava and swadharma of students and educators, concerns about individualized and value oriented education **
  6. R. Balakrishnan— Yoga Attitude and USHA Well-being among Yoga practicioners
  7. Dr. Soumitra Basu — The Place of Ego in Sri Aurobindo’s Psychological System
  8. Ms. Srila Basu — Journey of a Teacher **
  9. Dr. Poonam Batra — Education for Social Transformation: Recognising the ‘Agency’ of the Teacher **
  10. Ms. Tripta Batra — Peace Education, Self Development and Teacher Education
  11. Prof. Bharati Baveja — Teacher Education in India: Towards an Alternative Framework
  12. Prof. S.R. Bhatt — Pure Cognition : Philosophical Analysis from Nyaya Point of View
  13. Mrs. Sushama Jayant Bhosale — Application of Indian Philosophy ,Yoga and Spirituality to Psychology as an academic Science
  14. Dr. Braj Bhushan — Cognition & Consciousness Research: Integrating Science & Spirituality
  15. Dr. Arthur Brownstein — Mind-Body Interactions in Health and Healing: a Yogic Perspective **
  16. Ms. Gargi Singh Chauhan — A Teacher's Words, Motivation for Self-Knowledge and Self-Development
  17. Ms. Anuradha Choudry — The Legend of the Angirasa Rishis and the Lost Cows **
  18. Dr. A.S. Dalal — Sri Aurobindo on Cosmic Consciousness: An Integral View **
  19. Dr. Ajit Dalal — Folk Wisdom and Traditional Healing Practices: Some Lessons for Modern Psychotherapies
  20. Prof. A.S. Dash — Methods of Study in Indian Psychology **
  21. Dr. Ms. Savita Deo — Personality Types: Indian and Western
  22. Prof. P. Baby Devaki — Emotional Intellignece and Indian Thought
  23. Dr. Saroja Dokkupalle — Effect of behaviour, hypno and spiritual therapies on management of anxiety neurosis
  24. Dr. S.N. Dubey — Yogic Life Style of Indians
  25. Ms. Asha Dutia — Aesthetics of Change: How family therapy works
  26. Ms. Shweta Dwivedi — Yoga an Important Process in the Education of Human Beings
  27. Dr. V.S. Elamurugan — Yoga, Liberation and Transformation, Health and Healing **
  28. Ms. Mugdha Gangopadhyay — Putting People at the Heart of Corporate Strategy: Implication of Indian Psychology
  29. Mr. Devdip Ganguli — the Adventure of Consciousness: India's spiritual evolution
  30. Dr. B.P. Gaur — Effect of Preksha Meditation on Management of Stress in Teen Agers
  31. Dr. Sunil Gaur — Why Am I Here? Towards an Indigenous Psychology of Motivation
  32. Dr. Ayushman Goswami — Yoga, Meditation and Education: A way of character building **
  33. Dr. Vladimir Yatsenko — Vedantic Approach to Consciousness: Some metaphysical background
  34. Dr. Arbind Kumar Jha — Learning Paradigm: Indian Tradition
  35. Prof. V.N. Jha — Nyaya Vaisesika ways of perceiving the world
  36. Ms. Anuradha Joshi — Learning to Live, an overview of Jeevan Vidya
  37. Prof. Ramanakumar Kanuri — The influence of Consciousness on the Science of Management
  38. Mrs. Vinita Kaushik Kapur — Krishnamurti and Value Education
  39. R.L. Kashyap — Psychological Ideas in the Veda and Their Relevance for Moderns
  40. Dr. Sat Bir Khalsa — Yoga as a Clinical Intervention for Psychological Conditions
  41. Dr. Abdul Majeed Khan — Family, Migration and Ageing: A new Perspective of Health Psychology
  42. Dr. Rupashree Khubalkar — Psycho-Physiological effects of Integral Meditation
  43. Prof. Prema Nanda Kumar — Strengthening the Psyche: the Savitri way
  44. Prof. S.K. Kiran Kumar — Issues and Problems of Assessment in Consciousness Research
  45. Mrs. Ranjana Madan — Managing Self by Detached Involvement **
  46. Dr. C.V.K. Maitreya — Management of Spiritual Organisations: An ideal approach using Indian concepts
  47. Dr. Sam Manickam — Integrative Change Model in Psychotherapy: Perspectives from Indian Thought
  48. Prof. V.George Mathew — An Integrative Model of Personality and Personal Growth **
  49. Prof. Beloo Mehra — Individualised and Collaborative Learning: Towards Integral Studies Curriculum at AUM **
  50. Ms. Ankita Mendiratta — Integral Education: Learning through Self **
  51. Dr. Sangeetha Menon — Healing through love, debate and just being: Instances from Indian traditions
  52. Dr. Prafulla K.S. Mishra — Aesthetic Experiences (Relish of Rasas) in different frameworks
  53. Ms. Preeti Mishra — Re-Conceptualizing "Self": exploring the possibilities of an East-West synthesis **
  54. Prof. Girishwar Misra — Understanding Causality In Psychology and Indian Thought: Some Methodological and Applied Implications
  55. Dr. Aruna Mohan — Self-Awareness of the Teacher Develops an Holistic Approach to Education (J. Krishnamurti's Perspective) **
  56. Dr. Mrs. Radha Mohan — Hypnotherapy as a Psychotherapeutic Tool to Transformation
  57. Dr. K. Krishna Mohan — Spirituality,Mental Health and Psychotherapy
  58. Mr. Ulrich Mohrhoff — Psychology All the Way Down
  59. Dr. Susmita Mukhopadhyay — A Probe On Indian Psycho-Philosophy
  60. Dr. S. Murali — The Aesthetic Dimensions of Sphota And Dhvani
  61. Ms. Pannaga. K. Murthy — The Concept of "Guna": a Critical Analysis
  62. Mr. P. Nachimuthu— Relevance of Rituals
  63. Dr. Gopal Krishna Nanda — Disadvantaged/Bloosomed chidren from Indian perspective
  64. Dr. Damodar V. Nene — Psychology of Hinduism
  65. Dr. (Mrs.) Sandhya Ojha — Psychotherapy in Ayurveda
  66. Ms. Soumya Padmavathi — Healing: The Secret and Sacred Science
  67. Ms. Manasi Pahwa — Spirituality and Counseling **
  68. Dr. Minati Panda — Cultural Construction of Creativity: Dualism and Beyond
  69. Dr. Alok Pandey — Psychotherapy and Indian Thought
  70. Mr. Ashish Pandey — Social Development: Inside-out approach In Indian Ancient Wisdom (Learning for Business Organizations)
  71. Prof. Anand Paranjpe — Challenges of Personality Research in India Today
  72. Prof. Aster Patel — The Psychological Perspectives of Our Times: Three Shifts of a Rhythm
  73. Prof. Anand Prakash — Discovering the Human Side of Enterprise by Reorganizing, Indian Organizations
  74. Prof. Indira Jai Prakash — Saging- Development in Old age
  75. Mr. Kumar Ravi Priya — On Becoming purush: Excursions in Gandhi’s Pursuit of seva
  76. Mrs. Martine Quentic-Sequy — Vedantic Interpretation of Dreams
  77. Prof. Pramod Kumar Rai — Unveiling Consciousness: Vedantic theory of personality revisited
  78. Ms. N.P. Rajalakshmi — Vanaprastha - An Experiment, A Way of Life **
  79. Dr. Usha Ram — Teacher Traits of Ancient India Are Valid Even Today
  80. Dr. Panch. Ramalingam — Pedagogical Techniques in the Ancient Indian Scriptures
  81. Shri Suvashisa Rana — Human Development over One and Many Lives
  82. Mrs. Mrinalini Rao — If You Don’t Mind, It Does Not Matter: A Vedantic exploration of Mind as the object of the self **
  83. Prof. Ramakrishna Rao — Indian Psychology: Implications and Applications
  84. Dr. B.N. Raveesh — Role of Religion in Health **
  85. Dr. Ananda Reddy — The Subliminal Self and Its Relation with the Outer Personality
  86. Prof. Kittu Reddy — (Awaited)
  87. Dr. Debdulal Dutta Roy — Picture drawing test to assess consciousness layers of tribal children
  88. Prof. Pragya Sahay — Liberation and Transformation through Yoga **
  89. Mrs. Urmila Samson — Towards a New Education **
  90. Prof. Dr. Peter Sedlmeier — Western Scientific Methods and Indian Psychology: How far can they go together
  91. Dr. Meena Sehgal — Spirituality and Health
  92. Lt. Col. (rtd) R.C. Seghal — Work-Culture and Its Dimensions
  93. Ms. Surbhi Sehgal — Disinvestments of a Public Sector Organization: Study from People Perspective
  94. Dr. Larry Seidlitz — Emotion and its Transformation in Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga Psychology
  95. Ms. Shivantika Sharad — Authenticity and Self: Biographical accounts from a psychological perspective
  96. Prof. M.B. Sharan — Understanding of human mind and behaviour: The missing link of intuitive experience **
  97. Ms. Anamika Sharma — Handling Conflicts as Yoga by Augmenting Spiritual Intelligence
  98. Mr. Anshuman Sharma — Effect of Preksha Meditation on Frustration of Prisoners
  99. Prof. Kavita A. Sharma — From Despondency to Action : The Transformation of Arjuna and Yudhishdhira in the Mahabharata
  100. Prof. Mrs. Manju Sharma — Implementation of Yoga Programme in Schools: Need of the hour
  101. Dr. Neerja Sharma — Education of Children with Special Needs: Reflections on “Best Practices” to Assimilate Children in the Mainstream
  102. Dr. Pradeep Sharma — The Psychological Mode of Existence of a Work of Art
  103. Mr. Pulkit Sharma — On The Seashore: Dialogues Between Indian Psychology and Modern Psychotherapy **
  104. Dr. Subhash Sharma — Quantum States of Mind: Ordinary perception to Extra-Ordinary Perception
  105. Dr. Anjum Sibia — Education for Life: The Mirambika Experience
  106. Dr. Abha Singh — Hatha Yoga, Health and Healing **
  107. Mr. Kundan Singh — Moral Relativism and the Practice of Integral Yoga
  108. Ass. Prof. Pawan Kumar Singh — Indian Ethos and Human Resource Development
  109. Prof. G.N. Prakash Srivastava — Indigenous Approaches to Self and Consciousness **
  110. Dr. Mukesh Srivastava — Self and Consciousness **
  111. Dr. Usha Srivastava — Indian Concepts of Self and Personality
  112. Dr. Anil Kumar Tewari — Citta: Substance versus flux
  113. Dr. K.M. Tripathi — Pratyahara-as a technique of Mental Health management
  114. Km. Uma — Aurobindo's Philosophy as exhibited in his Poetry through Consciousness
  115. Dr. Suneet Varma — One Self or Many Selves
  116. Mrs. Vijaybharti — Waking Up to Oneself
  117. Mrs. T.D. Vimala — The Indian approach to personality development **
  118. Dr. Bhaskar Vyas — Utilization of Archetypal Symbols from Indian Tradition in Hypnotherapy
  119. Ms. Dipika Bipinchandra Vyas — Spirituality in Loka Sangraha
  120. Dr. Mrs. Rajni Vyas — Scientific Foundation of Hypnotherapy
  121. Mr. Ananda Wood — Physics and Psychology