Abstract submissions are now being sought for the second World Conference
on Expanding Paradigms: Science, Consciousness, and Spirituality, to be held
in New Delhi, India, on February 24 and 25, 2006. The All India Institute of
Medical Sciences (AIIMS), based in New Delhi, is the sponsor.
The conference aims to present the latest scientific advances in the field
related to ancient knowledge on such practices as yoga, meditation, and
Pranayam and Sudarshan Kriya (rhythmic breathing process).
A number of academic departments at AIIMS have collaborated on research
demonstrating the effects of yoga practices on the brain, antioxidant defense
system, immune system, hormonal parameters, and heart-rate variability in
healthy individuals, as well as in cancer patients.
The deadline for submissions is November 15. Submission guidelines
may be obtained by contacting Manisha Bhutani by e-mail at
Conference registration is required before an abstract is accepted.▪