|Time:||7:00 PM - 8:30 PM|
|Location:||Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center|
Join Spirituality, Public Health and Religious Studies (SPHRS) as they host Dr. Vinod D. Deshmukh for "Yoga and the Brain" in the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center on August 5.
About Dr. Vinod D. Deshmukh
Vinod D. Deshmukh, MD, Ph.D, is a retired neurologist from Jacksonville, Florida. He was an associate professor of Neurology at University of Florida. He also had his own private practice at the Flagler Hospital, in St. Augustine, Florida. He has published more than sixty scientific articles, including a monograph on brain blood flow. His recent articles were on the Neuroscience of Meditation, the Multistream Self, Turiya, Prana-Dhyana, Vedic Psychology as a Science of Wisdom, and The Cognitive-Pause and Unload, the CPU hypothesis of Meditation and Creativity. His latest book is called The Astonishing Brain and Holistic Consciousness: Neuroscience and Vedanta Perspectives.
Poetry, photography and oil painting are his hobbies. His four books of his original poetry, essays and photographs are Presence: the Key to Mental Excellence, The Last Leaf, A Poet’s Walk and A Poet’s Vision.
About SPHRS (Spirituality, Public Health and Religious Studies)
This project of the UNO Department of Religious Studies supports and helps to coordinate a variety of partnerships, initiatives and activities at UNO, UNMC and in local and global communities. SPHRS operates as an umbrella organization focused on spirituality, wellness, and/or religious/cultural diversity that connects faculty, students, administrators and community members; provides resources and expertise to support these people and their projects; increases opportunities for learning; and creates and supports internships and placements for students at the local, regional, national and international levels.