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Live longer, be a log: here’s how

Based on the ancient definition of meditation – "a meditator sits and like a log he does not think" – researchers surveyed 343 long-term Sahaja yoga meditation practitioners and compared their results to the general population.

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“We found that the health and wellbeing profile of people who had meditated for at least two years was significantly higher in the majority of health and wellbeing categories when compared to the Australian population,” said research leader Dr Ramesh Manocha, from the university’s psychiatry discipline.

via Live longer, be a log: here's how.

About Dr Ramesh Manocha

Dr Ramesh Manocha MBBS BSc (med) PhD is a GP, educator and researcher. His PhD was completed at the Royal Hospital for Women and focused on the scientific evaluation of meditation and the mental silence experience. Ramesh is currently a senior lecturer at the Department of Psychiatry at Sydney University and is also the founder and convenor of Generation Next, a national circuit of professional development seminars for education, health and welfare professionals. View all posts by Dr Ramesh Manocha →
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