According to an NGO in the criminal reform business, there may be a new way of using Yoga to reform prisoners and criminals. The claim is that blending together Yoga and Behavior Therapy can bring a change to criminal behavior in society.
“Yogic Crime Theory is a fusion of yoga, criminology and behavior therapy — can modify and change human behavior,” Criminologists Society president Rameshwar Singh Jamwal told reporters.
The claim is that filling the brain of the criminal with neurons of positive thought eliminates negative forces in the mind.
“So far our approach has been to treat all sorts of offences and offenders by one yardstick, like treating all patients with one medicine and putting him on medication after he gets the disease, putting him in isolation wards without categorisation and without going into the cause of the disease..”