posted under Newsflash | 05 May 2011
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 of meditation training can dramatically reduce both the experience of pain and pain-related brain activation,” said Fadel Zeidan, lead author of the study and post-doctoral research fellow at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
“We found a big effect - about a 40 per cent reduction in pain intensity and a 57 per cent reduction in pain unpleasantness. Meditation produced a greater reduction in pain than even morphine or other pain-relieving drugs, which typically reduce
posted under Personal Journey | 05 May 2011
Life in India would grind to a halt (or so it seems) without the following two questions being asked by almost every person you encounter during your journey: Where do you come from? and where are you going? Once these two questions have been satisfactorily answered the universe breathes a sign of relief and life as we know if can continue.
During my travels to India the conversation I dread the most goes something like this:-