Mr Yash Birla, a prominent industrialist and fitness icon, is the Chairman of the Yash Birla Group. People always think that the life of a businessman is always filled with board meetings and office work, but Mr Yash Birla lives a very balanced life which allows him to spend a lot of time to do things which he is passionate about along with his work. Let us take a walk through of a day in the life of Yash Birla which he had shared himself in his latest interview.
The primary profession of Yash Birla is that he is a businessman and an industrialist. He believes that his work is his dharma and karma, thus, his first priority is work. He is of the ideology that family should come simultaneously with work and should be given top priority. He says, “You have to give time to your family. I was very involved with my children’s upbringing and the values and Sanskaras and tried to give them Indian culture and religious and spiritual backgrounds. A lot of my time I used to give for that as well.” Besides work and family, his personal hobby is fitness which is very well known among people; he works out mostly in the evening, late when he comes back home from the office.
Mr Yash Birla believes that fitness is not just a physical game, it’s a mental game as well. He promotes overall wellness of the body and mind, and that’s why he practices meditation twice a day. He has practised all schools of meditation, from the Transcendental meditation of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi to Kundalini meditation. What he is doing nowadays more or less or more often is the Art of Living, Sahaja Samadhi, which he does twice a day: Once, he does it when he is driving to the office in the car. He put on some chants or Bhajans and then he meditates at that time, which is almost 25 minutes. And the second time he practices it is for sleeping in the night. Additionally, after his workout, sometimes he goes into this sequence of yoga asanas called Padmasadhana, which is a kind of yoga, but it is also meditative. So this, basically, is his daily routine.
Other things in a day in thr life of Yash Birla includes entertainment, me time where he enjoys watching a movie or he loves to explore coffee shops. Yash Birla shares, “I like to go to places which have a good buzz, and a good crowd. I do not drink, I do not smoke and neither do I like to eat outside food. I eat very healthy food at my own house, cooked specially with healthy ingredients.” Typically, this how a day in the life of Yash Birla looks like.