Bennett University has successfully conducted Youth and Truth-Unplug, on February 07,2019, in collaboration with the Isha Foundation. Sadhguru enlightened the students on anxiety, heartbreak, addiction to online games, and taboos that are not discussed in the classroom.
More than 650 students, from B.Tech, BA Mass Communication, BBA and BBA LLB (Hons), BA LLB (Hons) programme, attended the event, leading to a jam packed spiritual session in auditorium of Bennett University. The event started with ‘Dooba Dooba’ and ‘Na Ja Bewafa’ performance my famous singer Mohit Chauhan. Following it, Sadhguru took questions and answer session with the students of the University.
The questions dealt with everyday life issues, such as parental disapproval of tattoos to heartbreak and PUBG addiction and it’s impact, etc. Sadhguru gave witty answers, which simplified these issues for the students.
He also motivated the students to take responsibility of themselves. On getting question on how to deal with anxiety, Sadhguru replied that each one of us should take responsibility for one’s mental health. He went on to explain the importance of mental health and that just like physical health it is an individuals responsibility to take care of it. Anxiety and depression is very common in students these days. In this open session, students got an ear and voice that listen and answers to them.
On PUBG addiction, he stated that killing animated people online is not heroic. As per him, a generation that spends 4 to 6 hours on this, will not be the most intelligent breed. However, he also explained that playing a game for few hours is not a problem but addiction of it is problematic.
Overall, looking at the crowd that was not only inside the auditorium but also in the campus watching the live streaming of event through various screens was very motivated after this insightful evening at the Bennett University.