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Article was first published in Yoga-Mimamsa, Volume IX, January 1967. Yoga Mīmāṃsā (YM), the quarterly publication of Kaivalyadhama (www.kdham.com), is the oldest (since 1924) peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary research journal on yoga.Yoga Mīmāṃsā (YM), the quarterly publication of Kaivalyadhama (www.kdham.com), is the oldest (since 1924) peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary research journal on yoga.
Yoga Mimamsa publishes scientific and philosophico-literary research articles in Yoga and allied disciplines. In the scientific section, YM features articles related to fundamental research in Yoga pertaining to but not limited to physiological, psychological, biochemical aspects of Yogic practices. The same section also features articles in the applied and therapy area covering preventive health care, complementary and alternative methods to medicine, holistic health and overall well-being through Yogic practices. YM also maintains an interdisciplinary approach in the scientific section and aims at a novel interface of Yoga with varied disciplines like Electrophysiology, Quantum physics, Bio-mechanics, Cognitive neuroscience, Aviation Science, Radiology, Contemplative Sciences, Management, etc. The philosophico-literary section features articles related to the theoretical underpinnings of Yoga embedded in ancient Sanskrit texts. It also focuses on publication of unpublished Yogic manuscripts as well as articles dedicated to fundamental research on Yogic concepts with reference to various commentaries. Articles which combine philosophical wisdom with modern scientific knowledge and research methods are also greatly encouraged.
Article is courtesy and copyright Kaivalyadhama Lonavala, Maharashtra, India.