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PN Ravindra
Collaborating Researcher, Tukdam Study, CHM Collaboration; Associate Professor, Centre for Consciousness Studies & Dept. of Neurophysiology, NIMHANS

Dr. PN Ravindra is an Associate Professor in the Centre for Consciousness Studies and Department of Neurophysiology of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in Bangalore, India. As a neurophysiologist, he has a passionate interest in integrating Indian psychological aspects pertaining to Yoga (meditation) and neuroscience with specific focus in understanding neuroscientific aspects of meditation and its effect on sleep, cognition, and consciousness.


PhD Neurophysiology, NIMHANS

MD, Physiology speciality



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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.