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How meditation reduces pain


April 6th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): A new research has shown that meditation produces powerful pain-relieving effects in the brain."This is the first study to show that only a little over an hour ... Read more...

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Over an hour of meditation reduces pain


April 6th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) A little over an hour of meditation produces powerful pain-relieving effects in the brain, a new study shows."This is the first study to show that only ... Read more...

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11 hrs of meditation may boost brain function


August 17th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Just 11 hours of learning a meditation technique provokes positive structural changes in brain connectivity by boosting efficiency in a part that helps a person regulate behaviour in ... Read more...

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Meditation stimulates mind like coffee


April 15th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Some need regular amounts of coffee or other chemical enhancers to be cognitively sharper. A new study suggests a brief bit of meditation would prepare us just as ... Read more...

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Brief meditative exercise helps cognition


April 15th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A brief bit of meditation can make us cognitively sharper, suggests a new study.While past research using neuroimaging technology has shown that meditation techniques can promote significant changes ... Read more...

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McCartney, Starr reunite to promote meditation


April 6th, 2009 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Beatle legends Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr shared the stage Sunday to talk about their experiences of learning transcendental meditation together more than 40 years ago. They ... Read more...

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Global Vipassana Pagoda inaugurated in Mumbai


February 8th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Mumbai's newest landmark, the majestic 325-feet tall Global Vipassana Pagoda, the tallest pillar-less dome in the world, was dedicated as a "world monument of peace and harmony" by ... Read more...

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Majestic pagoda looms over Mumbai with message of peace


February 2nd, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Standing 325 feet tall, the building boasts of awesome dimensions, but what is more significant is that the Global Vipassana Pagoda comes as a soothing balm for the ... Read more...

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Malaysian practitioner defends yoga for Muslims


October 31st, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
George Town (Malaysia), Oct 31 (ANI): A long-time yoga instructor has expressed shock and dismay over the views of a Malaysian lecturer who said that practicing yoga could cause Muslims to ... Read more...

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Debate rages in Malaysia over possible yoga ban


October 31st, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 31 (IANS) The possibility of a fatwa against yoga in Malaysia has triggered a debate among the clergy and scholars of different religions, besides doctors and yoga practitioners. The ... Read more...

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Transcendental Meditation eases high blood pressure: study


March 15th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 15 (IANS) TM or Transcendental Meditation, the meditation technique introduced in 1958 by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, is an effective therapy for easing high blood pressure and also bypassing possible side ... Read more...

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