A Comparative Study of Effect of Pran Dharana and Om Chanting On Anxiety of College Students
Dr. Moradhvaj Singh
Purpose-The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of Pran dharana and Om chanting on an anxiety level of college students. Materials & Methods-For this study forty five (male) students (Age, 202.2) of B.A. 2nd year were randomly selected as subjects from Lalata Singh Degree College Adalahat Mirzapur. The follow up period was limited to two months. The subjects were divided into three groups i.e. two experimental and one control group, pre-test post test randomization group design was used. One Experimental group were followed Pran Dharana and other experimental group Om Chanting and the control group did not participate in the training programme. Anxiety was measured by sports anxiety Questionnaire developed by Renier Martin. Result- Results revealed that the calculated F-value for pre-test and Post Test was.221 and 20.62 respectively and calculated F-value for adjusted post test was 19.798 at.05 level of significance. Conclusions-1) Insignificant difference was found between the adjusted means of the Pran Dharana and Om Chanting. 2) Significant difference was found between the adjusted means of Pran Dharana and Control group.3) Significant difference was found between the adjusted means of Om Chanting and Control group.4) Om Chanting was the best treatment to reduce the anxiety level of college students in comparison to Pran Dharana.
Keywords: Anxiety, Pran Dharana, Om Chanting, Randomization, Training Programme
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 7, July 2014
Pages: 739 - 741