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A Review Study on Potential Effects of Chanting of Om/Aum, Maharityunjay Mantra and Gayatri Mantra

A Review Study on Potential Effects of Chanting of Om/Aum, Maharityunjay Mantra and Gayatri Mantra

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*Dr. Rajendra Prasad Pathak, Divisional Ayurvedic & Unani Officer (Retired), Shahjahanpur, UP *Corresponding author: [email protected] Received on: 31-01-2022 Accepted: 12-02-2022 Corrected: 27-02-2022 Abstract: Background: “Indian culture specifically Mantras and their effects have always attracted the world’s scientific groups. Number of researches showing the positive effects on various parts of brain have been published. Still, researches specific to individual mantra is not studied. Present study is an effort to review the studies founded on individual mantra like chanting of Om/Aum, Mahamrityunjay Mantra and Gayatri Mantra. Materials and Methods: According to Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) criteria, PubMed databased and ...
Editorial- March 2022

Editorial- March 2022

Editorial
Sleep is a state of body and mind for rest. It is essential natural part of individual’s life for normal physical, mental and cognitive health. A good number of researches have been conducted on latency and exact time of sleep. Cultural associations at minor level are also noted. Apart from the cases of occupational compulsion, all suggestions lie with nocturnal sleep as it is also related to circadian rhythms, and light at wrong time may disrupt sleep. Charak Sutrasthana 21/44 commands against the day-time sleep for normal physiological bodies in between 18 to 65 years, however, it is allowed during summer season. The reason is obviously evident that a greater variation is observed for sunrise and sunset time according to season in India, and the period of night is 4-5 hours shorter in s...