A state of consciousness in which the individual eliminates environmental stimuli from awareness so that the mind can focus on a single thing, producing a state of relaxation and relief from stress. A wide variety of techniques are used to clear the mind of stressful outside interferences. It includes meditation therapy. (Mosby's Medical, Nursing, and Allied Health Dictionary, 4th ed)
Time period from 1801 through 1900 of the common era.
Time period from 1601 through 1700 of the common era.
Time period from 1701 through 1800 of the common era.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
Time period from 1401 through 1500 of the common era.
Time period from 1501 through 1600 of the common era.
The period of history from the year 500 through 1450 of the common era.
Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.
Subset of helper-inducer T-lymphocytes which synthesize and secrete the interleukins IL-4, IL-5, IL-6, and IL-10. These cytokines influence B-cell development and antibody production as well as augmenting humoral responses.
Subset of helper-inducer T-lymphocytes which synthesize and secrete interleukin-2, gamma-interferon, and interleukin-12. Due to their ability to kill antigen-presenting cells and their lymphokine-mediated effector activity, Th1 cells are associated with vigorous delayed-type hypersensitivity reactions.
A psychological state of awareness, the practices that promote this awareness, a mode of processing information and a character trait. As a therapy mindfulness is defined as a moment-to-moment awareness of one's experience without judgment and as a state and not a trait.
The teaching ascribed to Gautama Buddha (ca. 483 B.C.) holding that suffering is inherent in life and that one can escape it into nirvana by mental and moral self-purification. (Webster, 3d ed)
The period of history before 500 of the common era.
A major orthodox system of Hindu philosophy based on Sankhya (metaphysical dualism) but differing from it in being theistic and characterized by the teaching of raja-yoga as a practical method of liberating the self. It includes a system of exercises for attaining bodily or mental control and well-being with liberation of the self and union with the universal spirit. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Subset of helper-effector T-lymphocytes which synthesize and secrete IL-17, IL-17F, and IL-22. These cytokines are involved in host defenses and tissue inflammation in autoimmune diseases.
The relation between the mind and the body in a religious, social, spiritual, behavioral, and metaphysical context. This concept is significant in the field of alternative medicine. It differs from the relationship between physiologic processes and behavior where the emphasis is on the body's physiology ( = PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY).
Treatment methods or techniques which are based on the knowledge of mind and body interactions. These techniques can be used to reduce the feeling of tension and effect of stress, and to enhance the physiological and psychological well-being of an individual.
Affection; in psychiatry commonly refers to pleasure, particularly as it applies to gratifying experiences between individuals.
The act of "taking account" of an object or state of affairs. It does not imply assessment of, nor attention to the qualities or nature of the object.
Treatment to improve one's health condition by using techniques that can reduce PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESS; PSYCHOLOGICAL STRESS; or both.
An individual's objective and insightful awareness of the feelings and behavior of another person. It should be distinguished from sympathy, which is usually nonobjective and noncritical. It includes caring, which is the demonstration of an awareness of and a concern for the good of others. (From Bioethics Thesaurus, 1992)
The distinctly human attributes and attainments of a particular society.
Residential treatment centers for individuals with leprosy.
An ancient civilization, known as early as 2000 B.C. The Persian Empire was founded by Cyrus the Great (550-529 B.C.) and for 200 years, from 550 to 331 B.C., the Persians ruled the ancient world from India to Egypt. The territory west of India was called Persis by the Greeks who later called the entire empire Persia. In 331 B.C. the Persian wars against the Greeks ended disastrously under the counterattacks by Alexander the Great. The name Persia in modern times for the modern country was changed to Iran in 1935. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p546 & Asimov, Words on the Map, 1962, p176)
The study of the development of an organism during the embryonic and fetal stages of life.
One of the MARTIAL ARTS and also a form of meditative exercise using methodically slow circular stretching movements and positions of body balance.
The study of disease in prehistoric times as revealed in bones, mummies, and archaeologic artifacts.
The scientific study of past societies through artifacts, fossils, etc.
The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Focusing on certain aspects of current experience to the exclusion of others. It is the act of heeding or taking notice or concentrating.
The act or ceremony of putting a corpse into the ground or a vault, or into the sea; or the inurnment of CREMAINS.
Graphic representations, especially of the face, of real persons, usually posed, living or dead. (From Thesaurus for Graphic Materials II, p540, 1995)
Compositions written by hand, as one written before the invention or adoption of printing. A manuscript may also refer to a handwritten copy of an ancient author. A manuscript may be handwritten or typewritten as distinguished from a printed copy, especially the copy of a writer's work from which printed copies are made. (Webster, 3d ed)
The attempt to improve the PHENOTYPES of future generations of the human population by fostering the reproduction of those with favorable phenotypes and GENOTYPES and hampering or preventing BREEDING by those with "undesirable" phenotypes and genotypes. The concept is largely discredited. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
An acquired blood vessel disorder caused by severe deficiency of vitamin C (ASCORBIC ACID) in the diet leading to defective collagen formation in small blood vessels. Scurvy is characterized by bleeding in any tissue, weakness, ANEMIA, spongy gums, and a brawny induration of the muscles of the calves and legs.
Sets of beliefs on the nature of the universe or Man.
Books containing photographs, prints, drawings, portraits, plates, diagrams, facsimiles, maps, tables, or other representations or systematic arrangement of data designed to elucidate or decorate its contents. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983, p114)
Written or other literary works whose subject matter is medical or about the profession of medicine and related areas.
A medical specialty concerned with the study of the structures, functions, and diseases of the nervous system.
The effect of GLOBAL WARMING and the resulting increase in world temperatures. The predicted health effects of such long-term climatic change include increased incidence of respiratory, water-borne, and vector-borne diseases.
The science devoted to the comparative study of man.
The human being as a non-anatomical and non-zoological entity. The emphasis is on the philosophical or artistic treatment of the human being, and includes lay and social attitudes toward the body in history. (From J. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)
Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.
Therapeutic practices which are not currently considered an integral part of conventional allopathic medical practice. They may lack biomedical explanations but as they become better researched some (PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES; DIET; ACUPUNCTURE) become widely accepted whereas others (humors, radium therapy) quietly fade away, yet are important historical footnotes. Therapies are termed as Complementary when used in addition to conventional treatments and as Alternative when used instead of conventional treatment.
Bodies preserved either by the ancient Egyptian technique or due to chance under favorable climatic conditions.
A branch of biology dealing with the structure of organisms.
An acute infectious disease caused by YERSINIA PESTIS that affects humans, wild rodents, and their ectoparasites. This condition persists due to its firm entrenchment in sylvatic rodent-flea ecosystems throughout the world. Bubonic plague is the most common form.
The use of mental images produced by the imagination as a form of psychotherapy. It can be classified by the modality of its content: visual, verbal, auditory, olfactory, tactile, gustatory, or kinesthetic. Common themes derive from nature imagery (e.g., forests and mountains), water imagery (e.g., brooks and oceans), travel imagery, etc. Imagery is used in the treatment of mental disorders and in helping patients cope with other diseases. Imagery often forms a part of HYPNOSIS, of AUTOGENIC TRAINING, of RELAXATION TECHNIQUES, and of BEHAVIOR THERAPY. (From Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, vol. 4, pp29-30, 1994)
Therapeutic exercises aimed to deepen inspiration or expiration or even to alter the rate and rhythm of respiration.
The process of bargaining in order to arrive at an agreement or compromise on a matter of importance to the parties involved. It also applies to the hearing and determination of a case by a third party chosen by the parties in controversy, as well as the interposing of a third party to reconcile the parties in controversy.
A body of stories, the origins of which may be unknown or forgotten, that serve to explain practices, beliefs, institutions or natural phenomena. Mythology includes legends and folk tales. It may refer to classical mythology or to a body of modern thought and modern life. (From Webster's 1st ed)
The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.
The period of history from 1601 of the common era to the present.
Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.
Any significant change in measures of climate (such as temperature, precipitation, or wind) lasting for an extended period (decades or longer). It may result from natural factors such as changes in the sun's intensity, natural processes within the climate system such as changes in ocean circulation, or human activities.
Placing of the hands of the healer upon the person to be cured with the intent of spiritual energetic healing.
The study of the physiological basis of human and animal behavior.
The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Methods for visualizing REGIONAL BLOOD FLOW, metabolic, electrical, or other physiological activities in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM using various imaging modalities.
Activity which reduces the feelings of tension and the effects of STRESS, PHYSIOLOGICAL.
A love or pursuit of wisdom. A search for the underlying causes and principles of reality. (Webster, 3d ed)
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
Performance of an act one or more times, with a view to its fixation or improvement; any performance of an act or behavior that leads to learning.
The practice of medicine concerned with conditions affecting the health of individuals associated with the marine environment.
Timed test in which the subject must read a list of words or identify colors presented with varying instructions and different degrees of distraction. (Campbell's Psychiatric Dictionary. 8th ed.)
A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Beliefs and practices concerned with producing desired results through supernatural forces or agents as with the manipulation of fetishes or rituals.
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Another noteworthy tertön is Tsangpa Gyare, founder of the Drukpa Lineage (12th century). The "seal" of all tertöns is said to ... Meditation masters told him he would die if he didn't fulfill his functions as a tertön. In 1892 he was convinced to marry when ... Ricard, undated). Guru Chowang Ridzin Gödem Dorje Lingpa Ratna Lingpa Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo Throughout the centuries many ... The teachings can be relatively simple transmissions as well as entire meditation systems. Termas are found in rocks, water and ...
The history of Nath yogis has been diverse, such as in the 11th and 12th centuries, when Buddhists in South India converted to ... Yogi has since the 12th century CE also denoted members of the Nath siddha tradition of Hinduism, and in Hinduism, Buddhism and ... A yogi is a practitioner of yoga, including a sannyasin or practitioner of meditation in Indian religions. The feminine form, ... Near Mangalore, that later became a hub of Nath yogis, a monastery and temple was dedicated to yogis in the 10th-century. David ...
... it seems to have been the 12th century Anglo-Norman writer Walter of England who contributed most to the spread of the fable ... 1964). Aesop, Five Centuries of Illustrated Fables. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Media related to The Town Mouse ... Marcus Aurelius alludes to it in his Meditations, Book 11.22; "Think of the country mouse and of the town mouse, and of the ... In the following century the friends Jonathan Swift and Alexander Pope combined in a similar imitation of Horace's Satire in ...
... late 12th century) and the Mingalazedi Pagoda (late 13th century). In contrast to the stupas, the hollow gu-style temple is a ... From the 9th to 13th centuries, the city was the capital of the Pagan Kingdom, the first kingdom that unified the regions that ... structure used for meditation, devotional worship of the Buddha and other Buddhist rituals. The gu temples come in two basic ... The one-face style grew out of 2nd century Beikthano, and the four-face out of 7th century Sri Ksetra. The temples, whose main ...
The Bhakti movement of late medieval Hinduism started in the 7th-century, but rapidly expanded after the 12th-century. It was ... likely in the centuries before or after the start of the common era; the Asrama Upanishad is dated to the 3rd Century. The ... He can be realized only through a constant effort to merge oneself with His nature through meditation and devotion. Chaitanya ... Vishishtadvaita, propounded by Ramanuja (11-12th century), asserts that Jivatman (human souls) and Brahman (as Vishnu) are ...
... high sculpture of Neminatha dated from the 12th century and the tallest Jain image in Tamil Nadu. The Ramana Ashram and ashram ... The Chola Kings ruled over the region for more than four centuries, from 850 to 1280, and were temple patrons. The inscriptions ... Offerings are made in a string of tanks, shrines, pillared meditation halls, springs and caves around the hill. Tirumalai is an ... During the 17th century, Tiruvannamalai came under the dominion of the Nawab of the Carnatic. As the Mughal empire came to an ...
During this period, the distinctive very tall gopuram gatehouse actually a late development, from the 12th century or later, ... The current brick-built tower, probably a good deal larger, dates to the Gupta period, in the 5th or 6th centuries. For reasons ... These statues later began to be very large, normally standing nude figures in the kayotsarga meditation position (which is ... 5th century CE. The Hindu Tigawa Temple, early 5th century. The current structure of the Mahabodhi Temple dates to the Gupta ...
This schema was created between the 12th and 16th centuries by Vedantins. It was then adopted by the early Western Indologists ... until the end of the twelfth century CE. It is categorised by various scholars as monistic idealism (absolute idealism, ... These included metaphysical concepts such as ātman and Brahman, and an emphasis on meditation, self-discipline, self-knowledge ... The philosophy of Pashupata sect was systematized by Lakulish in the 2nd century CE. Paśu in Paśupati refers to the effect (or ...
In the 12th century, Saint Bernard of Clairvaux compared the Holy Spirit to a kiss by the Eternal Father which allows the ... Similarly, he taught that meditation prepares the mind for contemplation. By the beginning of the 16th century, the methods of ... The role of the Holy Spirit in contemplative prayer has been emphasized by Christian spiritual writers for centuries. ... Early in the 12th century, Saint Bernard of Clairvaux was instrumental in re-emphasizing the importance of Lectio Divina within ...
Written Language and Models of Interpretation in the 11th and 12th Centuries (1983) and Augustine the Reader: Meditation, Self- ... Myth and Science in the Twelfth Century: A Study of Bernard Silvester, Princeton University Press, 1972 The Implications of ... Written Language and Models of Interpretation in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries, Princeton University Press, 1983 Listening ... He is a historian of modes of perception between the ancient world and the sixteenth century. He was Rouse Ball Student at ...
... a meditation by the twelfth-century classicist and philosopher John of Salisbury, in his Policraticus, book three. In either ... but its shape and size can be approximated from scholarly inquiry over the last two centuries. The evidence suggests that it ...
It covers the caves where originally meditation and miracles were performed by saints from the 12th century onwards.[45][46][51 ... The imposing white washed structure, as seen now, has undergone several renovations over the centuries following fires and ... It has a staff of 15.[40] The monastery contains a number of important historical Bhutanese artifacts including 12th century ... The 17th-century fortress-monastery, located on the northern edge of the city, has been the seat of Bhutan's government since ...
Shiva, Om, Brahman, chanting, meditation. [125]. Brihajjabala Upanishad. Late medieval, post-12th century. Shiva, sacred ash, ... In the early centuries of the common era is the first clear evidence of Pāśupata Shaivism.[10] Both devotional and monistic ... Late medieval, post-12th century. Shiva, sacred ash, body art, iconography, why rituals and Varanasi are important. [133][134] ... After 10th century. Shiva, Bhairava, Rudraksha beads and mantra recitation. [115]. Ganapati Upanishad. 16th or 17th century. ...
12th or 13th century CE),[186] but most emerged later, including Vallabhacharya (15th century CE) and (Lord Sri Chaitanya ... The Chandogya Upanishad, estimated to have been composed sometime between the 8th and 6th centuries BCE, has been another ... Even those who could not physically be there join him through meditation. He is the spiritual essence and the love-eternal in ... Singh, Upinder (2016), A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India: From the Stone Age to the 12th Century, Pearson Education ...
11th and 12th centuries) and Joannes Cinnamus (12th century) emulated Xenophon in the precision of their diction, or that a ... Metochites composed meditations on the beauty of the sea; Planudes was the author of a long poetic idyll, a genre uncultivated ... 12th century) is marked by more rude humour, the other, "Mazaris" (15th century), by keen satire. Each describes a journey to ... 12th century), the latter under the Palaeologi (13th century). For historians such poetical wails of distress as Prodromus ...
Many of the paintings were based on Byzantine prototypes of the 12th and 13th century, of which the Cambrai Madonna is probably ... Toman, Rolf (ed). Renaissance: Art and Architecture in Europe during the 15th and 16th Centuries. Bath: Parragon, 2011. ISBN ... The single leaves had other uses rather than inserts; they could be attached to walls as aids to private meditation and prayer, ... Although, the use of oil as a binding agent can be traced to the 12th century, innovations in its handling and manipulation ...
De amore or The Art of Courtly Love, as it is known in English, was written in the 12th century. The text is widely misread as ... Religious meditations upon the Virgin Mary were partially responsible for the development of chivalry as an ethic and lifestyle ... is believed to have originated in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, primarily from that of the French culture ... Before the 18th century, many marriages were not arranged, but rather developed out of more or less spontaneous relationships.[ ...
... the couple married at the 12th-century Church of St. Peter and St. Paul in Mottistone on the Isle of Wight followed by a ... He subscribes to Buddhist philosophy and has expressed affinity for meditation and mindfulness.[123][144] Cumberbatch also ... The Ukrainian South as Viewed by Consuls of the British Empire (Nineteenth - Early Twentieth Centuries). Volume 1: British ... In 2014, Cumberbatch was included in The Sunday Times "100 Makers of the 21st Century", cited as this generation's Laurence ...
Myōan Eisai, founder of the Rinzai school of Zen in Japan, 12th century ... Training focuses on zazen (seated meditation), kōan, and samu (physical work done with mindfulness).[web 3][web 4] ... This reflects the syncretistic tendencies that developed in Chinese Buddhism in the centuries after the earlier Rinzai lines ... A Complete Guide to Buddhist Teaching and Practice, London: Century Paperbacks. *. Stevens, John (1999), Zen Masters. A ...
The oldest brick temple structure is the Batujaya temple compound in Karawang, West Java, dated from 2nd to 12th century CE. ... Constructed 12th through 15th centuries. Believed to be the state temple of the Majapahit Empire. ... Penanggungan sites, Mount Penanggungan, which has terraced sanctuaries, meditation grottoes and sacred pools, about 80 sites in ... A 15th-century Hindu temple 1470m above sea level.. *Candi Sukuh. On the slopes of Mount Lawu. 15th-century Hindu complex ...
Divergence from Rinderpest Virus Between the 11th and 12th Centuries". Virology. 7: 52-55. doi:10.1186/1743-422X-7-52.. .mw- ... as evidenced by the 3rd-century Periplus of the Erythraean Sea and the 6th-century Christian Topography by Cosmas ... Meditations IX.2. Translation and Introduction by Maxwell Staniforth, Penguin, New York, 1981. ... divergence from rinderpest virus between the 11th and 12th centuries.", Virol. J., 7 (52). ...
... stepwise process of meditation goes back to at least the 12th century monk Guigo II,[15][16] before which the Greek word ... Around the 6th to 5th centuries BCE, other forms of meditation developed via Confucianism and Taoism in China as well as ... Meditation for Beginners without Religion - Meditation for Beginners.. *Meiche, Michele. Meditation for Everyday Living. ISBN 0 ... "Meditation". Baháʼí International Community. 2015. Retrieved 2020-12-16.. *^ a b c d Smith, Peter (2000). "Meditation". A ...
It shows us the art matured by five or six centuries of practice, having its traditional heroes and an extensive literature, ... One cannot find another text that gives so much useful and authoritative information on alchemy and Taoism in fourth-century ... Chapters 4, 8, 11, and 16 describe waidan "external alchemy". Inner Chapter 18 details meditation practices. In Chapter 19, Ge ... twelfth, rock crystal; thirteenth, geodes; fourteenth, sulphur; fifteenth, wild honey; and sixteenth, laminar malachite. (tr. ...
In the fourth century, Arius, as traditionally understood,[note 1] taught that the Father existed prior to the Son who was not ... Aurelius, Marcus (1964). Meditations. London: Penguin Books. p. 25. ISBN 0-14044140-9. ISBN 978-0-140-44140-6.. ... Further elaboration continued in the succeeding centuries.[15]. Scripture does not contain the word Trinity,[16] yet, an ... In the 2nd century,] Jesus was either regarded as the man whom God hath chosen, in whom the Deity or the Spirit of God dwelt, ...
However, according to Suniti Kumar Chatterji, Charyapada was composed between 10th and 12th century. Prabodh Chandra Bagchi ... Maithili language and many other Eastern Indo-Aryan languages between the 8th and 12th centuries and it is said to be the ... Luyi says : I have seen this in meditation. Inhalation and exhalation are seated on two stools.. Sarahapāda says :Sarah vonnoti ... He maintained that it was likely to have been composed between 7th and 11th century.[14] Rahul Sankrityayan thought that ...
In the 12th and 13th centuries, Turks and Afghans invaded parts of northern India and established the Delhi Sultanate in the ... 7th-8th century[145]), and in the south the Pallava dynasty[145] (7th-9th century[145]) and the Chola dynasty[145] (9th century ... Through the international influence of all of these new Hindu denominations, many Hindu practices such as yoga, meditation, ... The Brahmanas and Aranyakas are somewhat older, reaching back to the eleventh and even twelfth century BCE."[web 4] ...
Set during the reign of Madog ap Maredudd, prince of Powys (died 1160), it is dated to the late 12th or 13th century. It ... It was formally introduced to Western philosophy by Descartes in the 17th century in his Meditations on First Philosophy. ... In 2000 Antti Revonsuo, a professor at the University of Turku in Finland, claimed that centuries ago dreams would prepare ... Antiphon wrote the first known Greek book on dreams in the 5th century BC. In that century, other cultures influenced Greeks to ...
Kripalu Center in Stockbridge, the Shaolin Meditation Temple in Springfield, and the Insight Meditation Center in Barre are ... Notable 20th century politiciansEdit. John F. Kennedy, Massachusetts native and 35th President of the United States (1961-1963) ... "Are the nation's twelfth-graders making progress in mathematics and reading?". National Assessment of Educational Progress. ... the population of Massachusetts has continued to grow in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Massachusetts is the fastest- ...
Singh, Upinder (2008), A History Of Ancient And Early Medieval India: From The Stone Age To The 12th Century, Pearson Education ... This period is suitable for sravakas to renew their faith by listening to teachings of the dharma, meditation and vartas (acts ... 17th to 19th centuries, Academic Foundation, p. 98, ISBN 81-7188-017-7. ... Monks engage in activities such as meditation, seeking knowledge and acquiring self-discipline.[22] ...
The Meeting of Saint Anthony and Saint Paul of Thebes, Master of the Osservanza, 15th century, with the centaur at the ... During the 3rd and 4th centuries many ecclesiastics and monks wrote in Coptic.[34] ... Aspects of meditation. (Orationis Formas, 1989). Reflection on the New Age (2003) ... In the eleventh century, the Byzantine emperor gave them to the French Count Jocelin. Jocelin had them transferred to La-Motte- ...
Before the late 12th century the Bhagirathi-Hooghly distributary was the main channel of the Ganges and the Padma was only a ... Between the 12th and 16th centuries the Bhagirathi-Hooghly and Padma channels were more or less equally significant. After the ... whose intense meditation has been disturbed by the sixty thousand sons of King Sagara. Livid at being disturbed, Kapila sears ... 5th century), it gradually appeared more frequently as the theme of the goddess matured.[82] By the seventh century it had ...
The Rigveda in hymn 8.17 uses the word "Sachipujanayam" (शाचिपूजनायं) in the twelfth verse, where it is an epithet for god ... The earliest surviving commentary is by Śabara who lived around the end of the fourth century.[37] Śabara's commentary, known ... The access to the divine is not limited to renunciatory meditation as in yoga school of Hinduism or idols in bhakti school. For ... While the Mīmāṃsakas continued to maintain this interpretation for centuries, their defeat in debate at the hands of ...
Gothic art and architecture originated in France in the 12th century around Paris and then spread to all of Europe. In the 13th ... In April 2001, the Minister of Education, Jack Lang, admitted formally that for more than two centuries, the political powers ... France has over two hundred Buddhist meditation centers, including about twenty sizable retreat centers in rural areas. The ... has played an important role as a center of high culture since the 17th century and from the 19th century on, worldwide. From ...
Further stupas and other religious Buddhist structures were added over the centuries until the 12th century CE. ... to remind the spectator of the first meditation of the Bodhisattva and the path on which it led him. So, here, these three ... 5th century CE), and ending around the 12th century CE.[5] It is probably the best preserved group of Buddhist monuments in ... Singh, Upinder (2008). A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India: From the Stone Age to the 12th Century. Pearson Education ...
Subsequent centuries produced commentaries and reformulations continuing up to as late as the 20th century. Authors who gave ... written in the 12th century. The book describes the need to change cuisine and food with seasons, various methods of cooking, ... A distinctive factor of Indian martial arts is the heavy emphasis laid on meditation (dhyāna) as a tool to remove fear, doubt ... Susan Bayly (1999). Caste, Society and Politics in India from the Eighteenth Century to the Modern Age. Cambridge University ...
The Buddhist monks first started these caves in the 2nd century BC, in search of serene and peaceful environment for meditation ... Hardy, Adam (1995). Indian Temple Architecture: Form and Transformation : the Karṇāṭa Drāviḍa Tradition, 7th to 13th Centuries ... Rumtek Monastery in Sikkim was built under the direction of Changchub Dorje, 12th Karmapa Lama in the mid-1700s.[104] ... The Great Stupa at Sanchi.[40] Decorated toranas built from the 1st century BCE to the 1st century CE.[35] ...
The ruins of Shalvan Vihara, the Buddhist monastery that operated between 7th-12th century in what is now Mainamati, Bangladesh ... Monasteries in the form of caves are dated to centuries before the start of the common era, for Ajivikas, Buddhists and Jainas ... Buddhist viharas or monasteries may be described as a residence for monks, a centre for religious work and meditation and a ... During the 3rd-century BCE era of Ashoka, vihara yatras were travels aimed at enjoyments, pleasures and hobbies such as hunting ...
This pagoda was built in the 12th century in the fifteenth year of the Dading reign of the Jin dynasty (1115-1234). It is a 13 ... After the death of the Emperor a meditation hall was built on his tomb. In front of the stupa luxuriant pomegranate and grape ... 1st to 2nd Centuries CE. BookSurge, Charleston, South Carolina. ISBN 978-1-4392-2134-1. ... Between the 13th century and the 20th century, the temple underwent restoration/renovation under the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) ...
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Shiva, Om, Brahman, chanting, meditation. [125]. Brihajjabala Upanishad. Late medieval, post-12th century. Shiva, sacred ash, ... In the early centuries of the common era is the first clear evidence of Pāśupata Shaivism.[10] Both devotional and monistic ... Late medieval, post-12th century. Shiva, sacred ash, body art, iconography, why rituals and Varanasi are important. [133][134] ... After 10th century. Shiva, Bhairava, Rudraksha beads and mantra recitation. [115]. Ganapati Upanishad. 16th or 17th century. ...
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  • The list presents 104 entries from the Western Wei dynasty to the Meiji period with most dating to the period of Classical Japan and Mid-Imperial China from the 7th to 14th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Even within the history of Christianity there were mystics-such as Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite in the 5th century and the anonymous author of the Cloud of Unknowing in the 14th-for whom the most desirable mystical experience or perception was not of unity but rather of nothing, or nothingness . (britannica.com)
  • In the 14th century, Meister Eckhart , along with his followers Heinrich Suso , Johann Tauler , and Jan van Ruysbroeck , all sought experiences in which their souls disappeared, leaving only the mind , emotion, or the will of God. (britannica.com)
  • The rosary has a long and honored tradition and its present form it can be dated back to the last 14th century. (rosary-religious-inspirational-gifts.com)
  • Between the 10th and 14th centuries, hesychasm was developed, particularly on Mount Athos in Greece, and involves the repetition of the Jesus prayer. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • FLASH FORWARD- Today, any reader of inspirational books is familiar with names such as Meister Eckhart and also Hildegard of Bingen, a 12th-century mystic. (readthespirit.com)
  • In the 13th century the term unio mystica (Latin: "mystical union") came into use as a synonym. (britannica.com)
  • Some of the 13th century stained glass works were copies of illuminated fables. (thoughtco.com)
  • The earliest records of meditation ( dhyana ) are found in the ancient Hindu texts known as the Vedas , and meditation plays a salient role in the contemplative repertoire of Hinduism and Buddhism . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Maitrayaniya Upanishad, likely composed in a later century than Katha and Shvetashvatara Upanishads but before Patanjali's Yoga Sutra, mentions sixfold yoga method - breath control (pranayama), introspective withdrawal of senses (pratyahara), meditation (dhyana), mind concentration (dharana), philosophical inquiry/creative reasoning (tarka), and absorption/intense spiritual union (samadhi). (easyhealthed.org)
  • This ancient text of the Nyaya school includes a discussion of yogic ethics, dhyana (meditation), samadhi, and among other things remarks that debate and philosophy is a form of yoga. (babystepsal.org)
  • In 1983, a Jesuit Father rediscovered an 11th century monastery in the Syrian desert. (qantara.de)
  • Such men prepared for the revival of learning in the 11th century that centered largely on the question of dialectics. (encyclopedia.com)
  • [7] Since the 19th century, Asian meditative techniques have spread to other cultures where they have also found application in non-spiritual contexts, such as business and health. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the mid-19th century, after the Romantic movement had shifted the emphasis in much religious thinking from theology to individual experience, a growing interest in ecumenism led to the invention of the term mysticism and its extension to comparable phenomena in non-Christian religions. (britannica.com)
  • Modern (or middle) scholasticism, extending from 1530 to the early 19th century, witnessed a revival of metaphysics in the 16th century, a multiplicity of eclectic schools in the 17th, and an abandonment of ancient sources and method in the 18th. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Contemporary scholasticism began with the rediscovery of the works of St. Thomas Aquinas in mid-19th century, spread throughout the Catholic world under the aegis of Leo XIII , and flourished in the 20th century, particularly in Continental Europe and in North and South America . (encyclopedia.com)
  • The process of making glass is described in a few existing 12th-century texts, and modern scholars and restorers have been using those methods to replicate the process since the early 19th century. (thoughtco.com)
  • By the 10th century the glittering court at Kyoto is losing control of much of Japan to bands of marauding warriors. (historyworld.net)
  • 180][note 17] George Samuel states, "Tantra" is a contested term, but may be considered as a school whose practices appeared in mostly complete form in Buddhist and Hindu texts by about 10th century CE. (babystepsal.org)
  • One of the most popular models of the Hindu tantric body is that of the Kubjikamata tantra (10th century), in which six power centers or cakras of the subtle body as seen as six forms of the goddess Kubjika and her consort. (babystepsal.org)
  • First used in a derogatory sense by humanists and early histories of philosophy in the 16th century, scholasticism has come to mean either a historical movement or a system of thought that was bequeathed by that movement. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Eventually the beads were assigned the actual Hail Mary prayer we pray today, making it that by the 16th century the Rosary is what we know it to be today with the one addendum of Pope John Paul II making the last change adding the Luminous Mysteries to the fold on the anniversary of his 25th year of being Pope. (rosary-religious-inspirational-gifts.com)
  • Western Christian meditation was further developed by saints such as Ignatius of Loyola and Teresa of Avila in the 16th century. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • The term "meditation" in English may also refer to practices from Islamic Sufism, or other traditions such as Jewish Kabbalah and Christian Hesychasm. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • By the 12th century, the practice of Sufism included specific meditative techniques, and its followers practiced breathing controls and the repetition of holy words. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • Djikr or remembrance of God in Islam is interpreted by various meditative techniques and become one of the essential elements of Sufism or Islamic Mysticism in the 11th/12th centuries. (health-huddle.com)
  • This probably happened at the beginning of the 5th century (around 400), and certainly in conjunction with the introduction of Buddhism in the 6th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • The increasing popularity of Buddhism, strongly promoted by Prince Shōtoku (574-622), in the late-6th century and early-7th century was one of the factors leading to a rise in the importance of writing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Apart from its historical usage, the term meditation was introduced as a translation for Eastern spiritual practices, referred to as dhyāna in Hinduism and Buddhism and which comes from the Sanskrit root dhyai , meaning to contemplate or meditate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both Buddhism and Kabbala , the esoteric Jewish mysticism originating in the 12th century, emphasize nothingness rather than oneness, and the notion of oneness itself has many varieties in both Christianity and Hinduism. (britannica.com)
  • Artwork of En no Gyōja dates from the Kamakura period (1185-1332) onward, and is found most frequently among temples of the Shingon 真言 sect of Esoteric (Tantric) Buddhism (Mikkyō 密教), which was strongly influenced by mountain asceticism in Japan's Ōmine 大峰 mountain range in the Yoshino-Ōmine-Kumano region. (onmarkproductions.com)
  • Like making Buddhism that century for a whole of systems on the religion. (rumerstudios.com)
  • By the time Buddhism was spreading in China, the Vimalakirti Sutra which dates to 100CE included a number of passages on meditation, clearly pointing to Zen. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • The Silk Road transmission of Buddhism introduced meditation to other oriental countries, and in 653 the first meditation hall was opened in Japan. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • By the 18th century, the study of Buddhism in the West was a topic for intellectuals. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • Meditation started to form in 2 areas which were Yoga Exercises and Religious Traditions through Hindu, Jain and Buddhism. (health-huddle.com)
  • Historical records dating back to the 1st century BC saw the origin of meditation on Buddhism in India. (health-huddle.com)
  • Buddhism spread through China with the writings of Vimalakirti Sutra (100AD) and included meditations and enlightened wisdom was practiced by Zen. (health-huddle.com)
  • Japanese Buddhism began around the 8th century and involved various meditation practices. (health-huddle.com)
  • : 107 [5] [6] Scholars have found meditation elusive to define, as practices vary both between traditions and within them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meditation has proven difficult to define as it covers a wide range of dissimilar practices in different traditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • In popular usage, the word "meditation" and the phrase "meditative practice" are often used imprecisely to designate practices found across many cultures. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1971, Claudio Naranjo noted that "The word 'meditation' has been used to designate a variety of practices that differ enough from one another so that we may find trouble in defining what meditation is. (wikipedia.org)
  • Firstly, it analyzes how reading was conceived by literary criticism, sociology of practices, and cultural history in the end of the twentieth century. (scielo.br)
  • In Modern Philosophy term meditation refers to a broad variety of practices that includes techniques designed to promote relaxation, build internal energy or life force ( qi , ki , prana , etc.) and develop compassion, love, patience, generosity, and forgiveness. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • It is probably of no surprise to you that Meditation has been seen in many practices for a long period and can be traced back to around 5000 BC. (health-huddle.com)
  • To incorporate the benefits of meditation and provide such practices as viable healthcare options within a general population, it becomes imperative to educate western scientists on the origins of the subtle and gross body. (holistic-health.org)
  • Navigating why meditation practices influence the gross body guides one into deeper integration with fundamental Buddhist theories of interdependent origination and the subtle body. (holistic-health.org)
  • In prescribing meditation practices to work with the elements, the Tibetan doctor may also determine necessary treatments of diet, behavior, and what medicines may benefit. (holistic-health.org)
  • A recent edited book about "meditation", for example, included chapter contributions by authors describing Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Islamic, and Taoist traditions.Scholars have noted that "the term 'meditation' as it has entered contemporary usage" is parallel to the term "contemplation" in Christianity. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • The word meditation, is derived from two Latin words : meditari(to think, to dwell upon, to exercise the mind) and mederi (to heal). (herencyclopedia.com)
  • Its four formal steps as a "ladder" were defined by the monkGuigo II in the 12th century with the Latin terms lectio , meditatio , oratio , and contemplatio (i.e. read, ponder, pray, contemplate). (herencyclopedia.com)
  • ln this technical sense the word incarnation was adopted, during the twelfth century, from the Norman-French, which in turn had taken the word over from the Latin incarnatio. (directbuyarticles.com)
  • Various depictions of meditation (clockwise): the Hindu Swami Vivekananda , the Buddhist monk Hsuan Hua , Taoist Baduanjin Qigong , the Christian St Francis , the Stoic sage Epictetus and Muslim Sufis in Dhikr . (wikipedia.org)
  • The use of the term meditatio as part of a formal, stepwise process of meditation goes back to the 12th century monk Guigo II. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • During the 7th and 8th centuries, the copying of Buddhist texts, including sutras, dominated writing. (wikipedia.org)
  • thus nearly all Buddhist texts were hand-copied during the 8th century despite knowledge of printing. (wikipedia.org)
  • The actual shape of these Bowls closely resembles that of traditional Chinese and Japanese resting bells used in Buddhist temples in these same countries for centuries. (frankperry.co.uk)
  • Green tea was supposedly brought over from China in the 12th Century by a Japanese Buddhist priest who introduced Zen to the nation. (healthguidehawaii.com)
  • The Pāli Canon, which dates to 1st century BCE considers Indian Buddhist meditation as a step towards salvation. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • As eastern India swelled with pilgrims between the ninth and twelfth centuries, imagery associated with the Buddha's spiritual biography became increasingly popular, inspiring works of art not only in this region but also throughout Buddhist Asia. (asianart.com)
  • It was around this time that the development of meditation in Taoist China and Buddhist India was formed. (health-huddle.com)
  • 2 "The earliest references to hathayoga are scattered mentions in Buddhist canonical works and their exegesis dating from the eighth century onwards, in which it is the soteriological method of last resort. (babystepsal.org)
  • An English translation of the 15th Century text on Yoga, the model for all contemporary texts on Hatha Yoga. (santosha.com)
  • into Thailand in the 15th century.8 Neither of these terms is entirely satisfactory, since they are too inclusive. (scribd.com)
  • Middle English is the name given by historical linguistics to the diverse forms of the English language spoken between the Norman invasion of 1066 and the mid-to-late 15th century, when the Chancery Standard, a form of London-based English, began to become widespread, a process aided by the. (statemaster.com)
  • In the ninth century the papacy starts to protect some monasteries from the interference of noblemen and local bishops. (osb.org)
  • Secular forms of meditation were introduced in India in the 1950s as a Westernised form of Hindu meditative techniques and arrived in the United States and Europe in the 1960s. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • Practitioners perform seclusion, fasting, meditation, magical spells, recite sutras, and engage in austere feats of endurance such as standing/sitting under cold mountain waterfalls or in snow. (onmarkproductions.com)
  • 121] The Nyaya sutras - the foundational text of the Nyaya school, variously estimated to have been composed between the 6th-century BCE and 2nd-century CE,[124][125] discusses yoga in sutras 4.2.38-50. (babystepsal.org)
  • The items in this list were predominantly made with a writing brush on manuscript scrolls, which was the preferred medium until the advent of commercial printing and publishing in the 17th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 17th century, St. Teresa of Ávila , almost certainly in ignorance of historical precedents, demoted the communion described by St. Bernard to the status of a "spiritual betrothal," instead emphasizing the soul's disappearance in the "spiritual marriage. (britannica.com)
  • The work of Chladni was further developed around the middle of the 20th century by Hans Jenny in his work, which he called Cymatics. (frankperry.co.uk)
  • In 1227 the first sitting meditation instructions Zazen were written by Dogen and the first community of monks was established. (health-huddle.com)
  • Lots of scientific studies with lots of research have continued in over the last 60 years acknowledging the benefits of meditation. (health-huddle.com)
  • In the 17th and 18th centuries the enthusiasms of quaking , shaking , and other infusions of the Holy Spirit were also called mystical. (britannica.com)
  • Interactions with Indians or the Sufis may have influenced the Eastern Christian meditation approach to hesychasm, but this can not be proved. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • Western Christian meditation contrasts with most other approaches in that it does not involve the repetition of any phrase or action and requires no specific posture. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • During the Byzantine period Eastern Christian meditation involved the repetitive phrase while in a specific posture. (health-huddle.com)
  • It also discusses a theory of nadis and prana (vital breath), and follows this with instructions on pranayama (breath control), pratyahara (sense withdrawal), meditation on mantras, meditative visualizations and Kundalini. (easyhealthed.org)
  • Tantric yoga developed complex visualizations which included meditation on the body as a microcosm of the cosmos. (babystepsal.org)
  • The heyday of Medieval religious stained glass took place between the 12th and 17th centuries. (thoughtco.com)
  • Meditation is a practice where an individual uses a technique - such as mindfulness , or focusing the mind on a particular object, thought, or activity - to train attention and awareness , and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm and stable state. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meditation and mindfulness are increasingly popular and studied in systematic western approaches. (holistic-health.org)
  • Western Christian meditation progressed from the 6th century practice of Bible reading among Benedictine monks called Lectio Divina, i.e. divine reading. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • The Benedictine monks progressed meditation in the 6th century through Bible reading. (health-huddle.com)
  • The monastic historian known today as the Venerable Bede composed his Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum [ Ecclesiastical History of the English People ] early in the eighth century, c. 731. (inthemedievalmiddle.com)
  • He wrote and edited several books and essays, introducing to Western readers the work of the thirteenth-century Zen master Dogen, the Kyoto-school figure Masao Abe, and the twentieth-century philosopher and cultural historian Watsuji Tetsuro. (simonandschuster.ca)
  • 2. Isha Foundation - Provides variety of Programmes, meditation and yoga to anyone who wishes to attain phyisical, spiritual and mental well being. (wn.com)
  • Yoga traditions in the west including forms of exercise and meditation started in the 1890's and became really popular through 1960's. (health-huddle.com)
  • Modern yoga is a physical activity consisting largely of asanas, often connected by flowing sequences called vinyasas, sometimes accompanied by the breathing exercises of pranayama, and usually ending with a period of relaxation or meditation. (babystepsal.org)
  • The early practice of Jain yoga seems to have been divided into several types, including meditation (dhyāna), abandonment of the body (kāyotsarga), contemplation (anuprekṣā), and reflection (bhāvanā). (babystepsal.org)
  • 253] Some of the earliest sources for Jain yoga are the Uttarādhyayana-sūtra, the Āvaśyaka-sūtra, the Sthananga Sutra (c. 2nd century BCE). (babystepsal.org)
  • Rather than focusing on spiritual growth, secular meditation emphasizes stress reduction, relaxation and self improvement. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • From the 15 th century onwards, monasteries try to protect themselves from the interference of secular or ecclesiastical lords by forming congregations. (osb.org)
  • In 20 BC a form of meditation of a spiritual nature had been written by Philo of Alexandria who believed in the Hebrew Bible and wanted to harmonize Greek and Jewish philosophy through spiritual exercises involving concentration and attention named as Prosoche. (health-huddle.com)
  • In India consequently, dance has flourished side by side with the terrific austerities of the meditation grove (fasting, absolute introversion etc. (santosha.com)
  • Tantra is a range of esoteric traditions that began to arise in India no later than the 5th century CE. (babystepsal.org)
  • Both spiritual and secular forms of meditation have been subjects of scientific analyses. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • Founded by St. Teresa of Avila (1515 - 1582) and St. John of the Cross (1542 - 1591) in sixteenth-century Spain , the movement defended the practice of inner prayer against its persecution by King Philip II of Spain. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The Islamic practice of Dhikr had involved the repetition of the 99 Names of God in the Qur'an since the 8th or 9th century. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • Ever since Scientific Research on Meditation, it is a practice where an individual trains the mind or induces a mode of consciousness, either to realize some benefit or for the mind to simply acknowledge its content without becoming identified with that content, or as an end in itself. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • The patients who used meditation increased activity in the brain centers that control pain. (health-huddle.com)
  • You can take organic green tea as a refreshing hot beverage, as people have done in China, Japan and other parts of Asia for centuries, where the health benefits of tea have long been recognized. (healthguidehawaii.com)
  • Research on meditation began in 1931, with scientific research increasing dramatically during the 1970s and 1980s. (herencyclopedia.com)
  • Following many years of extensive scientific research there are many benefits to meditation. (health-huddle.com)
  • The most significant development in the early centuries at Kyoto is the rise to power of the Fujiwara family. (historyworld.net)
  • Only after the Apostolic See had examined his orthodoxy in the early seventeenth century were his books published openly. (encyclopedia.com)
  • [13] [14] In the early centuries of the common era is the first clear evidence of Pāśupata Shaivism. (wikipedia.org)
  • The earliest examples of stained glass were done for the early Christian church in the 2nd-3rd centuries CE, although none of those survived. (thoughtco.com)
  • Putting shaped panes of differently colored glass into a framed window was first used in early Christian churches during the second or third century CE-no examples exist but there are mentions in historical documents. (thoughtco.com)
  • There are early Christian mosaics dated to the 4th century BCE in several places throughout the Mediterranean region. (thoughtco.com)
  • It was thought that back in the 12th century the original rosary contained 150 prayers, initially consistent with the 150 Psalms the residents of a town could hear the monasteries pray. (rosary-religious-inspirational-gifts.com)
  • These are known to date back at least to the 8th century BC, if not much earlier. (stephen-knapp.com)
  • They are also used by monks in their spiritual exercises of ritual meditation and concentration, and are believed to generate forces that invoke the deity. (santosha.com)
  • Permeating each of the world's major religious traditions, mysticism may be described as the level of deep, experiential encounter with the divine, or ultimate, however that may be understood, that links religious and spiritual pursuits across cultures and across the centuries. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The soul 's ecstasy, or rapture, in contemplation of God was termed a "spiritual marriage" by St. Bernard of Clairvaux , the greatest mystical authority of the 12th century. (britannica.com)
  • In 1970 I joined the White Eagle Lodge working as a spiritual healer, learning meditation, and in 1973 joining in the brotherhood work. (frankperry.co.uk)
  • MyohoDane Green Serpentine (Crown & Third Eye): Serpentine is an earthling stone that aids meditation and spiritual exploration. (indulgy.com)
  • During the art form's heyday, between the 12th and 17th centuries CE, stained glass depicted religious tales from the Judeo-Christian Bible or secular stories, such as Chaucer 's Canterbury tales. (thoughtco.com)
  • One purpose of stained glass is to serve as a source of meditation, drawing the viewer into a contemplative state. (thoughtco.com)
  • [21] There remains no definition of necessary and sufficient criteria for meditation that has achieved universal or widespread acceptance within the modern scientific community. (wikipedia.org)
  • In modern psychological research, meditation has been defined and characterized in a variety of ways. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meditation is practiced in numerous religious traditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The health benefits of green tea have been recognized in Asia for many centuries. (healthguidehawaii.com)
  • This exciting area of research brings with it an increasing need to both directly interface and correlate how results of meditation and health conjoin. (holistic-health.org)
  • A 12th century Chinese Ch'an (Zen) master painted ten pictures illustrating the search for an ox, an allegory for the search of our true nature. (santosha.com)
  • So, consider this, by the process of meditation you can dip into the waters of your being an extract the fish of Death. (visibleorigami.com)
  • Of course, you have to have the meditation process down and generally you need an observer in the background who is familiar with the eternal witness within you. (visibleorigami.com)
  • He spent ten days there in meditation, finally deciding to restore the monastery and found a new religious community. (qantara.de)
  • The so-called reformation in the 16 th century turns against religious and monastic life of any kind. (osb.org)
  • Meditation may significantly reduce stress , anxiety , depression , and pain , [8] and enhance peace, perception, [9] self-concept , and well-being . (wikipedia.org)
  • Cytokines (inflammatory chemicals) which are released in response to stress can affect mood which lead to depression and these can be reduced through meditation. (health-huddle.com)
  • Fusing the principles of Tibetan medicine to sciences makes meditation even more useful as it becomes naturalized into western medicine treatments for depression, anxiety, hypertension, stress management, and neurological disorders. (holistic-health.org)
  • Thus working with those aspects of mind, sense perceptions through meditation are medicine treatment. (holistic-health.org)
  • The visual image of Nataraja achieved canonical form in the bronzes cast under the Chola dynasty in the tenth century AD, and then continued to be reproduced in metal, stone and other substances right up to the present times. (santosha.com)
  • I have tried meditation exercise sleep, de stress and to quieten my mind and have found if difficult. (health-huddle.com)