Yoga benefits scientifically proven

A new study led by an Indian-origin scientist has proved that meditation actually eases stress and promotes better health.

Meditation triggers a change in electrical activity of the brain, improving the mind and body in measurable ways, revealed Dr Ramesh Manocha at Sydney University, lead researcher of the study on work stress.

`Within the context of meditation and stress, it`s the largest study in the world and we`ve applied some rigorous conditions,` the Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Manocha as saying.

The secret to the success of the study, he said, was the `mental silence` traditional approach used in Sahaja Yoga.

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`What authentic techniques should do is show you how to widen space between thoughts until the space is so large you have no thoughts whatsoever in that moment,` he stated.

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