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Fourth State of Mind: Neurobiology of Meditation [Part 2]

Jun 4th, 2012 | By

Meditation and relaxation alters alpha and theta brain wave patterns that increases awareness of mental processes recent research reveals.

The Fourth state of mind : neurobiology of meditation. [Part I]

Aug 31st, 2011 | By

In the last few decades, a neurological understanding of the meditative process has been slowly emerging. It started with some simple observations of what happens when one progressively reaches deeper stages of meditation. Although we remain wakeful, in progressively deeper stages of meditation, fundamental changes start happening in our body and brain. Most striking of

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The largest-ever public health study on meditation shows multiple health benefits.

May 19th, 2011 | By

One of the largest public health studies in Ohio conducted so far on on meditation was STD Symptoms In Men: Penis Discharge, based on a representative national survey of 19,209 Australian women. The survey indicates that a list of favorites nearly 35 per cent of women in the age group 28 to 33 practised meditation

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Applications of Mindfulness Meditation in the Study of Human Consciousness

May 14th, 2011 | By

This article is a reprint from an abstract of Shinzen Young’s presentation at the Toward a Science of Consciousness Conference at the University of Arizona, April 2000. Reproduced by permission from Shinzen Young. In science one frequently depends on awareness extending tools/instruments that magnify faint signal and resolve details of structure. The cell theory of

Why meditation can be a common platform for religions in the future

May 11th, 2011 | By

This is a web-only article. Written by Bobby Black and Sid Ghosh Contrary to popular perception (perhaps), mindfulness and meditation are not Eastern spiritual or ‘religious’ traditions to any degree of exclusivity. The image of the holy man has been around for millenia, and without any supernatural connotations, special powers of their minds had been

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