Symposium Mind Relaxation for Healthy brain Aging
To join unique resources like 2500 years old Buddhist meditation techniques with advanced technology & scientific knowledge to promote them as non- pharmacological interventions to provide health-related benefits.
o explore the use of Buddhist Meditation Techniques as a mind relaxation technique to foster healthy brain-aging.
To develop international academic collaborations in the fields of Effects of Buddhist Practices on Brain Functions leading to postgraduate degrees in MA, MSc, PhD.
Topics that will cover
Neuroscientific aspect of Mind Relaxation Techniques
Prof. Ranil de Silva
Principal Investigator, Genetic and Research laboratory, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Psychiatric aspect of Mind Relaxation Techniques
Prof. S. Kathriarachchi
Professor of Psychiatrics, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
Religious aspect of Mind Relaxation Techniques
Ven. Madagampitiye Vijithadhamma Thero
Senior Lecture, Department of Pail and Buddhist Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura