Neuroscience and Spirituality: God, the Brain and Ultimate Reality

Description

During these five days, explore the meeting point between contemporary brain research and the philosophy and practice of the major world religions and spiritual traditions.

Look into evidence of the positive effects of spiritual practices, such as meditation and prayer, on the brain and its activities. Learn how such practices promote health and well being and prevent brain-related diseases, especially those relating to old age.

Discover fascinating developments in contemporary brain science regarding the validity of the separation between subject and object, the notion of individuality and doership versus the philosophy of oneness, unity of consciousness and the interconnectedness of life.

With one foot in mainstream academic institutions and another in spiritual and mystical practices, conference participants are in a unique position which allows them to create bridges and explore the meeting point between brain research, spiritual practice and spiritual wisdom.