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Tibet: News International Int'l. conference on Buddhism and Science concludes in New Delhi

Int'l. conference on Buddhism and Science concludes in New Delhi

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Buddhism-Science-2017New Delhi — A two day International Conference on Neuroscience and Buddhist psychology held at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, organized by Tibet House, on November 4-5, 2017.

The conference was attended by over 130 people, including students from different schools and universities based in New Delhi. Among the speakers at the special event were Dr Ceon Ramon, Ven Geshe Dorji Damdul, Ven Geshe Tenzin Namdak, Dr Tenzin Paldron, Dr Jampa Yonten, Dr Anita Vaijyanath, Dr Chemi Dolker, Dr Birendra N. Mallick, Dr Jens Haueisen and Dr Bindu M. Kutty.

All speakers delivered the interesting nature of their respective topics, such as Nature of Consciousness and Psychology from Neuroscience Perspective, EEG and MEG measurement of brain functions with relation to mental health, Buddhist psychology, EEG and MEG measurement of brain functions with relation to mental health, Tibetan medical system of measurement of brain functions, Vipassana meditation: influence on brain mind and consciousness, Promotion,protection and restoration of mental well-being and health, Buddhist Perspective on treatment of psychological disorder, The practice of Buddhism and psychotherapy: How can the two complement and support the other, Neurology of sleep in health and disturbed states, Tibetan Traditional Medicine perspective on sleep and mental health and Psychoneuroimmunology and mental.

After the end of each speech, there was a question-answer session for the audience. " The conference was extremely informative and I have gained new knowledge and lessons from the event which we can put in action," said Wangmo, a M.A student from JNU, Delhi.

"I've heard a lot about the special relationship between Neuroscience and Buddhism, but not details like this time, clearing many of my doubts," said Dolma, M.A student from Delhi University.

"Tibetan traditional medicine was also interesting discussion as we can gain more knowledge about causes of various diseases and how we cure them by ourselve," she said, adding: "Therefore I really I would like to thank the organizer and speakers."

"There was also a large amount of well-organized information presented in a short period of time. I look forward to attending similar conferences regarding Buddhism, Science, and Tibetan Traditional Medicine," she added.

The conference was concluded by presenting paper presentations on different topics by PhD, MA, B.Tech students from JNU, Nalanda University, Amity University and Delhi University.

Last Updated ( Monday, 06 November 2017 21:07 )  


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