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Bindu M. Kutty
Collaborating Researcher, Tukdam Study, CHM Collaboration; Professor of Neurophysiology & Officer-in-Charge, Centre for Consciousness Studies, NIMHANS

Dr. Bindu M. Kutty is Senior Professor of Neurophysiology, Dean of Basic Sciences, and Officer-in-Charge for Centre for Consciousness Studies of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in Bangalore, India. She has twenty-seven years of teaching and research experience in neurophysiology at the Institute and served as former professor and head of the Department of Neurophysiology guiding and co-guiding 34 students during her tenure. She established the Centre for Consciousness Studies at NIMHANS in 2019 with a mission to build a platform for undertaking multidisciplinary research in the domains of science, humanities and culture pertaining to consciousness by integrating Indian philosophical wisdom with neuroscience.


Ph.D Neurophysiology



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The Field Study of Long-term Meditation Practitioners and the Tukdam Post-death Meditative State

A global community of field researchers are collaborating on a study of an ancient monastic post-mortem meditative state known as tukdam, practiced by present-day expert Tibetan Buddhists and how such a practice might offer insight into mental, spiritual, and physical well-being during the death process, both for the dying and for their support community.