HOW THE ANCIENT SYSTEM OF MEDITATION HAS RESURFACED AS THE MODERN PRACTICE OF MINDFUL MEDITATION AND THE SCIENCE BEHIND ITS MEDICAL BENEFITS
7:00pm Lecture begins. Doors open at 6:15pm for light reception (wine BYOB and also provided by OMA)
2312 Main Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15215 (immediately near the Highland Park Bridge) REAR ENTRANCE
Dr. Brahma Sharma was first introduced to the practice of meditation when he was a medical student and has spoken and written about these aspects of lifestyle in various forms in the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Sharma has special interests in the role of lifestyle modification in the prevention of cardiovascular disease and learning about the scientific basis of different spiritual practices in imparting holistic heart health.
We hope you can join us as Dr. Sharma speaks about how the ancient system of meditation has resurfaced as the modern practice of mindful meditation and the science behind its medical benefits.
Dr. Brahma Sharma, MD graduated from The University of Rajasthan, India and spent a few years in Africa with the WHO mission. He then did his residency at The University of Alabama in Birmingham and fellowship in cardiovascular medicine here in Pittsburgh, where he has remained for the last 20 years. He has traveled around the world with a variety of medical missions, especially to poor and developing countries to help raise awareness about the global epidemic of heart disease and its prevention. Dr. Sharma is currently a Professor of Medicine at UPMC.
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