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Book Talk “Why Buddha Never Had Alzheimer's


Book Talk “Why Buddha Never Had Alzheimer's”


To mark the International Day of Yoga 2018, Consulate General of India, New York will host a series of Curtain Raiser events that touch on the importance of Yoga and Meditation in everyday life.

2. The first event in the series was a Book Talk on Holistic Measures and Cognitive Disorders from Why Buddha Never Had Alzheimer's” by Dr. Shuvendu Sen and Dr. Gary Kaplan.

3. Dr. Shuvendu Sen, MD, MS, FACP (Director, Medical Education, Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian, NJ) spoke on the importance of regimens such as meditation and yoga in the cure and care in Alzheimer’s dementia. Using case histories from his patients, and studies from some of America’s top medical institutions, he examined the benefits of music therapy, virtual reality, touch therapy, and holistic medicine.

4. Dr. Gary Kaplan, MD (Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Hofstra University School of Medicine, NY) described how meditation may be able to help heal brains of people who suffer with depression, anxiety disorders, and chronic pain.

5. The event was followed by a lively interactive session with an informed audience who spoke on the need for removing the distinction between “Mainstream” and “Alternative” medicine and adopt “Wholeness” and “Wellness” approach to healing. Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General, moderated the discussion.

New York

April 13, 2018