â€œVeda, Consciousness, The Ramayana, and the Selfâ€
Science and spirituality merge as leading scientists, artists and business leadersÂ presentÂ cutting-edge knowledge to Indian communities throughout North America
A team of leading scientists, artists and business leaders will tour 10 North American cities this spring, delivering a series of cutting-edge presentations entitled â€œA New Paradigm: Veda, Consciousness, The Ramayana, and the Selfâ€.Â Â TheÂ tourÂ includes visits to San Diego; San Francisco; Vancouver; Fairfield, Iowa; Chicago; Toronto; Montreal; Boston; New York; and Washington, DC.Â www.newparadigmtour.org
The event will explore the meeting point of science and spirituality by presenting pioneering research that reveals the Veda and the Ramayana as blueprints of our body and the entire universe. Extensive research on these breakthrough discoveries has also documented collective benefits for society, including the potential for creating world peace.Â The event will feature a video presentation of aÂ 1,000 Vedic PanditsÂ in Maharishi Vedic City, Iowa, chanting the Veda.Â Â http://www.
The speakers at this event come from diverse backgrounds. Tony Nader, M.D., Ph.D., neuroscientist and researcher, will headline the event as the keynote speaker with his presentation, â€œEmbodying Totalityâ€.Â Â Dr. Nader received his Ph.D. in the area of Brain and Cognitive Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and completed post-doctoral work at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Naderâ€™s desire to gain a deeper understanding of the human mind and bodyâ€”of consciousness and physiologyâ€”led him to the study of Vedic Science under the guidance of the Vedic sage Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, founder of the worldwideÂ Transcendental MeditationÂ (TM) movementÂ http://www.tm.org. His discoveries have inspired medical doctors and scientists throughout theÂ world by demonstrating the effectiveness of Vedic sound to heal mind, body and society (for example:Â http://theraj.com/
John Hagelin, Ph.D., is a world-renowned Harvard-trained quantum physicist, educator, public policy expert, and leading proponent of peace. Winner of the prestigious Kilby Award, Dr. Hagelin was recognized for his achievements as a scientist in the tradition of Einstein, Jeans, Bohr and Eddington.He is Chairman of the Physics Department atÂ Maharishi University of ManagementÂ (www.MUM.edu)Â and will speak on â€œConsciousness and the Unified Field.â€
Ramani Ayer was the first Indo-American CEO of a Fortune 100 company. He was Chairman of the Board and CEO of Hartford Financial Services Group for 13 years, retiring in 2009.Â Â Mr. Ayer will speak on “Enlightened Leadership and World Peace.â€
For more information on the speaker profiles see:Â http://www.
SPECIAL HOLLYWOOD AND BOLLYWOOD GUESTS
Joining these speakers via videoconference will be special guests, Hollywood director, David Lynch, and the Sagar family, of Ramayana fame, from Mumbai. David Lynch is acclaimed as one of the most creative minds in film, art, and music today.Â Â He is also the founder of theÂ David Lynch FoundationÂ www.
The speakers will explore three primary themes in the presentation. The first theme explores the cosmic nature of the individual. The sounds of the Veda have been found to be blueprints that structure the physiology on every level.Â Â The brain, the heart and the whole physiology are seen from this perspective as a replica of Veda and the Vedic literature. The practical application of this has been documented by original research conducted by medical doctors and scientists that demonstrates the effectiveness of these Vedic sounds for creating brain coherence and for the treatment of chronic disorders.
The second theme explores the applications of this discovery on the collective level of society.Â Â The presentation will review evidence that large groups of thousands of peace-creating Vedic pandits are capable of changing the destiny of mankind by applyingÂ Vedic technologies of consciousness from the deepest level of consciousnessâ€”the common unified source of both science andÂ religion. Demonstrating the effectiveness of this approach, the global peace initiative has already established 1000 Maharishi Vedic Pandits in Maharishi Vedic City in Iowa, and 2500 at the center of India in Madhya Pradesh.Â www.vedicpandits.org
The third theme coversÂ Dr. Nader’s latest book, â€œRamayan in Human Physiology,â€ which will be released on this tour. It describes the profound correlation between the characters, details and happenings of the Ramayana with every part of the human physiology. â€œIt willÂ serve as a revelation to those who desire a greater understanding of the unity underlying all that makes us human,â€ says Gary P. Kaplan, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at Hofstra University School of Medicine.Â http://www.
In addition to the ‘New Paradigm’ presentations, Dr. Nader will also offer an “Introductory Seminar on the Ramayan in Human Physiology” at each of the locations for those who desire a more in-depth treatment of the correlations between the eternal story of the Ramayana and the structure and function of the human physiology.Â http://www.
OPRAH, TM, FAIRFIELD, AND VEDIC PANDITS
Oprah Winfrey and her staff all practice Transcendental Meditation.Â ForÂ Oprahâ€™sÂ Next Chapter, she visited Fairfield, Iowa,Â Americaâ€™s Most Unusual Town. She also went to Maharishi Vedic City to see theÂ Maharishi Vedic Pandits.Â Â Oprah and her crew were the first ones allowed in to film the Vedic Pandits chanting.
Oprah completed her visit by meditating with the ladies in their Bagambhrini Golden Dome of Pure Knowledge. â€œIt was a powerfully energizing yet calming experience. I didn’t want it to end.â€ You can see a photo of Oprah meditating in the dome with over 400 ladies and read what she had to say about her experience in the February issue of O Magazine in her column â€œWhat I Know For Sure.â€
This event will be hosted by India International School at Chantilly on Thursday 17th May at 6-9 pm. Details coming soon
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