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The Science of Meditation, Yoga, and Prayer

By: Amitava Dasgupta

Price: CAD $31.95


Imprint: Blue River Press

192 Pages

8.82 X 6.73 X 0.75 ins

ISBN:  9781681570211 -- Hardcover

Publication Date: 10/01/2016

The Science of Meditation, Yoga, and Prayer explores and explains the various, scientific health benefits of yoga and meditation, it merges eastern practices of well-being with western science. Scientific research demonstrates that yoga is a superior form of exercise for overall well-being and combatant of stress. Everyone experiences stress daily, and chronic stress increases oxidative stress in the human body, which is related to many illnesses including heart attacks and strokes. Yoga and meditation are some of the most effective ways to relieve such stress.

Dr. Amitava Dasgupta was born in Calcutta, India and came to the United States and received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Stanford University. He then completed his fellowship training in Clinical Chemistry from the Department of Laboratory Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine at Seattle. He is board certified in both Toxicology and Clinical Chemistry by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry. Currently, he is a tenured Full Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Texas Medical School. He lives with his wife Alice in Houston, Texas.


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