MITRA Upakram is an initiative of Government of Maharashtra to facilitate wholesome mental growth of school children. MITRA Upakram undertakes to inculcate Right Awareness aims to address 2.5 crore school children and 1 Lakh school teachers. MITRA, which stands for MIND IN TRAINING for RIGHT AWARENESS also means FRIEND in English language.
The participants learn to observe the incoming breath and outgoing breath by focusing their attention at the entrance of their nostrils. They simply observe their natural breath without trying to change or correct the flow of the breath.
MITRA Upakram provides a tool which can liberates the Mind from various barriers like anxiety, anger, hatred, lack of concentration, doubts, laziness, greed, restlessness etc.
Within regular practice for a few days, the school children as well as their teachers achieve enhanced concentration, memory, self confidence, productivity, effectiveness and are also able to experience compassion and joy for one and all.