SILENCE YOUR MIND

A new approach to meditation that can improve your happiness, wellbeing and productivity – in just 10 minutes a day.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Aftanas, L.I. & Golosheykin, S.A. (2003). ‘Changes in cortical activity in altered states of consciousness: the study of meditation by high resolution EEG.’ Journal of Human Physiolog y, 29(2):143–151.

Aftanas, L.I. & Golosheykin, S.A. (2001). ‘Human anterior and frontal midline theta and lower alpha refl ect emotionally positive state and internalized attention: high-resolution EEG investigation of meditation.’ Neuroscience Letters, 310(1):57– 60.

Aftanas, L.I. & Golosheykin, S.A. (2005). ‘Impact of regular meditation practice on EEG activity at rest and during evoked negative emotions.’ International Journal of Neuroscience, 115(6):893–909.

Aftanas, L.I. & Golosheykin, S.A. (2002). ‘Linear and non-linear concomitants of altered state of consciousness during meditation: high resolution EEG investigation.’ International Journal of Psychophysiolog y, 45(1–2):158–1158.

Aftanas, L.I. & Golosheykin, S.A. (2002). ‘Non-linear dynamic complexity of the human EEG during meditation.’ Neuroscience Letters, 330(2):143–146.

Balk, J., Brooks, M., Chung, S. & Rai, U.C. (2012). ‘Effect of Sahaja yoga meditation on quality of life, anxiety, and blood pressure control.’ Journal of Alternative Complement Medicine, 18(6):589–96.

Chrilli, Schneider, Zollo. (2011) ‘The psychological antecedents to socially responsible behaviour.’ European Management Review, 5(3):175-190.

Gupta, H.L., Dudani, U., Singh, S.H., Surange, S.G. & Selvamurthy, W. (1991). ‘Sahaja yoga in the management of intractable epileptics.’ Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, 39(8):649.

Hackl, W. (1995). ‘Die Auswirkungen von Sahaja Yoga auf das Drogenkonsumverhalten.’ (‘The effect of Sahaja yoga on drug consumption.’) Doctoral thesis submitted to the University of Vienna.

Harrison, L.J., Manocha, R. & Rubia, K. (2004). ‘Sahaja yoga meditation as a family treatment programme for children with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder.’ Clinical Child Psycholog y and Psychiatry, 9(4):479–497.

James, William. (1901–1902). ‘The varieties of religious experience: a study in human nature.’ Gifford lectures: University of Edinburgh, <http://www2.hn.psu.edu/faculty/jmanis/wjames/Varieties-Rel-Exp.pdf>

Lehmann D., Faber, P.L., Tei, S., Pascual-Marqui, R.D., Milz, P. & Kochi, K. (2012). ‘Reduced functional connectivity between cortical sources in five meditation traditions detected with lagged coherence using EEG tomography.’ Neuroimage, 60(2):1574–86.

Manocha, R., ‘Intervention insights: Meditation, mindfulness and mindemptiness.’ Acta Neuropsychiatrica, 23(1):46–47.

Manocha, R. (2000). ‘Why meditation?’ Australian Family Physician; 29(12):1135–1138.

Manocha, R., Black, D., Ryan, J., Stough, C. & Spiro, D. (2010). ‘Changing definitions of meditation: Physiological corollorary.’ Journal of the International Society of Life Sciences, 28(1).

Manocha, R., Black, D., Sarris, J. & Stough, C. (2011). ‘A randomised, controlled trial of meditation for work stress, anxiety and depressed mood in full-time workers.’ Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 960583.

Manocha, R., Black, D. & Wilson, L. (2012). ‘Quality of life and functional health status of long-term mediators.’ Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 350674.

Manocha, R., Gordon, A., Black, D., Malhi, G. & Seidler, R. (2009). ‘Using meditation for less stress and better wellbeing – Evaluation of a seminar for GPs.’ Australian Family Physician, 38(6):369–464.

Manocha, R., Marks, G.B., Kenchington, P., Peters, D. & Salome, C. M. (2002). ‘Sahaja yoga in the management of moderate to severe asthma: a randomised controlled trial.’ Thorax, 57(2):110–115.

Manocha, R., Semmar, B. & Black, D. (2007). ‘A pilot study of a mental silence form of meditation for perimenopausal women.’ Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 14(3):266–273.

Mishra, R. (2001). ‘Analysis of yoga: implications of Sahaja Yoga in treatment of mental and neurological disorders.’ The World Assembly for Mental Health: Respecting Diversity in a Changing World, The 28th Congress of the World Federation for Mental Health, Vancouver, Canada.

Morgan, D. (2000). ‘Sahaja yoga: An ancient path to modern mental health?’ Transpersonal Psychology Review, 4(4):41–49.

Palta, Anuradha. (2009). ‘Sahaja yoga and quality of life: An empirical study.’ Journal of Indian Psychology, 27(1–2):21–34.

Panjwani, U., Gupta, H.L., Singh, S.H., Selvamurthy, W. & Rai, U.C. (1995). ‘Effect of Sahaja yoga practice on stress management in patients of epilepsy.’ Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, 39(2):111–116.

Panjwani, U., Selvamurthy, W., Singh, S.H., Gupta, H.L., Mukhopadhyay, S. & Thakur, L. (2000). ‘Effect of Sahaja yoga meditation on auditory evoked potentials (AEP) and visual contrast sensitivity (VCS) in epileptics.’ Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 25(1):1–12.

Panjwani, U., Selvamurthy, W., Singh, S.H., Gupta, H.L., Thakur, L. & Rai, U.C. (1996). ‘Effect of Sahaja yoga practice on seizure control & EEG changes in patients of epilepsy.’ Indian Journal of Medical Research, 103:165–172.

Rubia, K. (2009). ‘The neurobiology of meditation and its clinical effectiveness in psychiatric disorders.’ Journal of Biological Psychology, 82(1):1–11. Epub 2009, Apr 23.

Schneider, S., Zollo, M. & Manocha, R. (2011). ‘Developing socially responsible behaviour in managers: Experimental evaluation of traditional vs. innovative (meditation) learning approaches.’ Journal of Corporate Citizenship.