A Discussion on Central and South Asia

Michele Marie Desmarais

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Associate Professor, Director of SPHRS (Spirituality, Public Health, Religious Studies)

UNO - Religious Studies
India; Sanskrit; Classical Indian Philosophy; Classical Indian Psychology; Yoga; Hinduism; Indian Buddhism

I lead workshops and and present lectures on Yoga, Classical Indian philosophy/psychology and mindfulness applications. My books include:

  • Saṃskṛta-Sādhutā ‘Goodness of Sanskrit’: Studies in Honour of Professor Ashok Aklujkar, ChikafumiWatanabe, Michele Marie Desmarais, and Yoshichika Honda, (editors). New Delhi: DK Printworld (P) Ltd. (2012)
  • Changing Minds: Mind, Consciousness and Identity in Patañjali's Yoga-sūtra and Cognitive Neuroscience (author). Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass (2008).