Director Shoojit Sircar, who is anxiously awaiting the release of his forthcoming comedy-drama film "Piku", says meditation is a compulsory part of our lives and it should be used as a subject in school.
To help members of Parliament channelise their energy for the betterment of their constituency and society as a whole, the Ministry of AYUSH is organising a meditation camp for them in the national capital.
A plan by authorities in New Delhi to send stressed-out teachers on free meditation courses has backfired after they said they would rather prefer the money was spent on improving the Indian capital`s crumbling schools.
Since leaving the 'One Direction' band and facing cheating allegations over his fiancee Perrie Edwards, singer Zayn Malik has taken to transcendental meditation in an attempt to combat the stress and pressures of fame while on holiday in France.
From tired housewives to stressed executives, Hollywood stars to US First Lady Michelle Obama, they all do it, with yoga studios mushrooming in every large city from San Francisco to New York and capital Washington.