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Research Found Out Benefits Of Yoga Sutras and Meditation

A video talks about research in collaboration with scientists from Harvard, UCSF, Duke, Scrips, and Chopra foundation, Mount Sinai, New York. The research was upon the genetic structure of a human body.cTheir activity can also be changed.

woman in blue spaghetti strap top sitting on brown wooden log Photo by Mor Shani on Unsplash

In the research which took place for a week people learned mantra meditation. They practiced the yoga sutras of patanjali from the chapter on the siddhis.

The enzyme called telomerase, which is influencing the length of telomeres, increased by 40% in one week. Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash

The research found that in one week of meditation and practice of yoga sutras the genes responsible for healing and self regulation increased by 17-fold over baseline. The genes that are responsible for diseases or inflammation went down drastically. The enzyme called telomerase, which is influencing the length of telomeres, increased by 40% in one week. Telomeres are at the end of a chromosome. This meant people were reversing their biological age at a genetic level.

Keywords: yoga, meditation, patanjali, research


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