Thursday, July 16, 2020
Rgyan App Helping Young India To Create a Socio Spiritual Networking Platform
Empathy and compassion can provide healing and solace to our beautiful mind in these turbulent times.
If data of suicides is taken into consideration during the lockdown and Unlock 1.0, because of depression, The mental isolation is proving more dangerous than coronavirus these days.
Also, some days back, the news of the banning of Tiktok and other 59 chinese apps was in the discussion, but in the meantime, cases of suicides have also increased. It is also being said that people, especially teenagers were being very upset due to the banning of Tik-Tok and because of it, some committed suicide.
What is this depression actually? Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Also called major depressive disorder or clinical depression, it affects how you feel, think and behave and can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. You may have trouble doing normal day-to-day activities, and sometimes you may feel as if life isn't worth living.
When the Indian Government banned 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, many questioned what would happen to those who used TikTok as a platform to share their content and made some money from it? Well, there is an Indian version of the app, “RGYAN”, which unlike its existing social media platforms which produces minimal thoughtful content, it is a “Social Spiritual Networking Platform which helps in creating a community of intellectuals and motivated individuals seeking truths about life”.
It is a socio-spiritual technology startup founded on the belief of empowerment of participation by creating a spiritual social network. It can also be compared to “Spiritual Instagram with a touch of Quora”. Rgyan promotes thoughtful content on various non-trivial topics necessary to find important truths about life. It expects to do so by facilitating sharing of thoughts on various subjective matters. Amidst social media sites that promote banality and silliness, Rgyan stands out as a platform where meaningful content is shared and discussions are heard. It is available on both web as well as a mobile application on android play store in English and Hindi Languages.
To use Rgyan, users can log in by creating an account using a registered phone number or explore its services as an anonymous user. The app allows users to express and share their thoughts through pictures, videos, text, GIFs, or as real-time discussions. Content shared on Rgyan is centred around spirituality, health and wellness, motivational quotes and various other pertinent topics. The Rgyan app offers the flexibility of a User Generated Content Model (UGC) with that of curated content available on Divinity, Daily Horoscope, and aggregated news on spiritual and social matters.
Speaking about this Made in India App, Rgyan’s success, Mr. Debjit Patra, Founder and Chairman, Rgyan said “There was a need for such a meaningful social platform where people can get knowledge as well as they can share their thoughts on various meaningful matters which Rgyan is giving right now. Starting back in 2016 with just a vision and now having more than 1 million monthly views on the platform, we have come a long way, but this is not the limit as we know in the coming time more and more people will love Rgyan ''.
Rgyan is a socio spiritual tech startup started in the year end of 2016 with the classification of curated content on Divinity, Daily Horoscope and aggregated News on spiritual and social matters. Slowly it has evolved into a complete Spiritual Social Networking platform through which users can express and share their thoughts/content (Through Pics, Videos, Text, GIF or in a discussion manner) related to spiritual matters, health tips, motivational Quotes and many more meaningful categories.