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Controlling the Mind of a Criminal: The Yogic Way

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Rameshwar Singh Jamwal, B.Sc., LL.B.
Date Published
284 pages
This book examines the impact that Yoga can have in controlling a criminal mind.
This book attempts to explain the physiological angle of the criminal mind as investigated by modern criminologists, psychologists, psychiatrists, sociologists, and Indian philosophers and describes possible methods to abolish crime the mindset using Yoga. This book identifies Ideological Conditioning of the Mind or environmental forces which pervert the mind as the cause of a criminal mind; this book examines the how Yoga can impact the functioning of brain or mind; regardless of an individual's adverse life situations, how the mind functions differentiates whether an individual walks the path of criminality or lives his life as a law abiding common citizen. This book consists of nine chapters. Topics covered include: the biological relationships of the human body and crime; the role of genetics, adoption studies, extraversion, neuroticism, and psychoticism; race; the human brain and crime; theories of crime; classical and neo classical schools of thought on crime; positivism; yoga and crime control; various forms of crime connected with the brain and mind; what is Yoga, what is Yama, Ahimsa or non violence; instructions on more than 100 yoga postures; how to control the mind through yogic practices; research methodology; and results and discussion. References