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Rene Decartes claimed the pineal gland to be the "principle seat of the soul." Many ancient religions and traditions, across the globe, share the belief of the third eye as a gateway to spiritual awakening and higher consciousness. The third eye is classically associated with the pineal gland, a physical structure within the brain. To what degree...

There is extensive reporting on the mental benefits of meditation, such as mood improvement and anxiety reduction, but how much deeper beneath the psychological level might its advantages go? Research has suggested meditation can influence our epigenome and hack into the very code determining our existence and, by doing so, combats detrimental...

The ancient practice of yoga has expanded to all corners of today's world. Recently it has gained popularity in the west, for example, the number of Americans practising yoga was reported to have risen by 50% between 2012 to 2017. While some may argue that this rapid expanse has led to distortion of the spiritual focus of yoga from...