The fundamental principle of human life, nature or the universe is to give or to serve others. This whole mechanism of sharing is the core takeaway of the process of Yagya – an ancient rite of fire oblations. Yagya therapy is an ancient Indian therapy which is a holistic health management. It provides the therapeutic approach in mental disorders and state of mind. The present study evaluated effect of Yagya on the mental health. A study was conducted on 4 subjects for 30 days and levels of stress and anxiety were evaluated. Biofeedback Galvanic Skin Response (GSR) and Sinha’s Comprehensive Anxiety Test (SCAT) were used for measuring stress and anxiety levels respectively. The result showed improvement in both the conditions of the participants. Their stress (p=0.11; Student’s two tail test) and anxiety (p=0.08; Student’s two tail test) levels showed trend of reduction with 30 days of treatment. This study indicated the utility of Yagya in daily life for combating mental conditions of stress and anxiety.
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