Discovering the Nexus of Mind, Brain & Soul

In the vast landscape of neuroscience and integrative medicine, Neurokrish stands as a beacon of pioneering thought

Founded by Dr. Ennapadam S Krishnamoorthy, Neurokrish is a beacon where neuropsychiatry intertwines with integrative medicine. Our quest is to understand and illuminate the intricate pathways of the human psyche, guiding individuals on a journey of self-discovery and holistic wellness.
Illuminate Your Journey

Illume stands out as a revolutionary personal coaching paradigm. It's not just about surface-level interactions or guidance; Illume delves deeper.

Introducing Illume – a pioneering personal coaching paradigm rooted in neuroscience, mental health, and ancient philosophical traditions. Journey from darkness to light, uncovering the links between your brain, mind, and the indefinable essence of your soul.
Beyond Feeling: A Workbook for Emotional Mastery

Beyond Feeling is a comprehensive workbook designed to guide you on a journey towards emotional mastery.

Drawing upon cutting-edge neuroscience, mindfulness practices, and psychological insights, this workbook offers practical tools and strategies to help you understand, regulate, and harness the power of your emotions. Through a series of engaging activities, self-assessments, and reflective exercises, Beyond Feeling will empower you to cultivate emotional intelligence, resilience, and overall mental well-being. Dive into the world of emotions, explore the science behind them, and emerge with a newfound understanding of how to navigate the complexities of your inner world. Experience emotional transformation and achieve balance with Beyond Feeling.
Think – Expand Your Knowledge and Understanding

Dive into the World of Neuropsychiatry with Engaging Content

You will gain a deeper understanding of neuropsychiatric disorders, their impact on individuals and society, and the cutting-edge approaches being employed to address them. Whether you are a healthcare professional, a patient, a caregiver, or simply someone interested in learning more about the brain and mind, the “Think” section offers a wealth of knowledge to expand your horizons. Begin your journey of discovery now and join our community of neuro-curious individuals committed to advancing the field of neuropsychiatry and improving the lives of those affected by these conditions.
Featured Videos – Engaging Visual Content on Neuropsychiatry

Watch Expert Insights, Interviews, and Presentations on Neuropsychiatric Topics

Discover a world of engaging and informative visual content with our Featured Videos section. Here, you’ll find a curated collection of videos covering various aspects of neuropsychiatry, presented by experts in the field. Stay up to date with the latest developments and deepen your understanding of neuropsychiatric disorders, treatments, and research.
Explore Our Blog – Insights, Stories, and Perspectives on Neuropsychiatry

Dive into a World of Informative and Engaging Content on the Brain, Mind, and Mental Health

Spirituality, Mind, and Mental Health

Spirituality and Mindfulness: A Pathway to Positive Mental Health

Exploring the synergy between spirituality and mental health, this piece highlights how mindful spiritual rituals can significantly enhance mental tranquility. While community-oriented religious practices have value, personal spiritual rituals, especially when free from distractions, are deemed essential for optimal well-being. At its core, the narrative underscores the importance of silent, meaningful communion with a higher power.

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Spirituality, Mind, and Mental Health

The Interplay of Spirituality, Gurus, and Mental Health

Examining India’s guru tradition, the piece explores its influence on mental health. While some find solace in spiritual guidance, its impact varies based on individual beliefs. Notably, genuine spiritual practices can induce positive brain changes, but understanding individual perspectives remains key.

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Neuropsychiatry and Brain Studies

The Synchronous Dance of the Mind and Body: A Neuropsychiatric Exploration

The connection between mind and body is explored, focusing on the impact of practices like yoga and mindfulness. Regular engagement in these activities can lead to noticeable physiological changes, such as altered blood pressure, pulse rate, and blood sugar levels. These become particularly important as individuals age. The role of the autonomic nervous system is also highlighted, as it connects the emotional brain with the body and governs internal organs. The key takeaway is that what benefits the mind also positively impacts the body, emphasizing the importance of holistic health practices.

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Spirituality, Mind, and Mental Health

Vulnerability and Spirituality: Discovering Faith in Uncertain Times

The relationship between vulnerability and spirituality is examined. People often turn to spiritual or religious beliefs during challenging times. Major life events, like the birth of a child, can dramatically shift one’s perspective on spirituality. Professions with uncertainty, like those with fluctuating income, tend to encourage a deeper spiritual connection. This is seen as a human need for comfort and predictability during hard times. Health challenges also often lead people toward spirituality, emphasizing its role as a source of hope in difficult situations.

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Spirituality, Mind, and Mental Health

The Interplay of Mental Health, Belief Systems, and Self-Identity

The relationship between mental health, self-perception, and religiosity is complex. A story is shared about a friend with schizophrenia who identifies as a shaman and chooses not to take medication. The situation raises questions about whether belief systems like religiosity are coping mechanisms or have deeper meanings. It’s emphasized that mental health professionals should respect individuals’ unique perspectives and belief systems. Religion is not just a coping tool but a vital aspect of many people’s lives. As people age and gain more experience, the spiritual dimension becomes increasingly significant, aligning with the World Health Organization’s holistic definition of health.

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Spirituality, Mind, and Mental Health

Navigating the Complex Intersections of Religiosity and Mental Health

Religiosity varies from person to person, influenced by factors like cultural upbringing and personal beliefs. While some follow family traditions, others might chart their own spiritual paths. A sudden intense focus on religious practices can be viewed as either personal enlightenment or a sign of potential mental health issues. For example, epilepsy has been linked to traits of hyper-religiosity. However, many people find comfort and stability in spirituality during mental health crises. The relationship between mental health and religiosity is complex and requires nuanced understanding.

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Spirituality, Mind, and Mental Health

The Need for Spiritual Anchors: The Neuropsychiatric Perspective on Human Belief Systems

The Indian tradition of seeking guidance from Gurus can offer emotional solace and act as anchors for those who find comfort in spiritual paths. However, these practices aren’t universally beneficial; their impact varies based on individual beliefs and upbringing. When sincerely practiced, spiritual activities can lead to positive brain changes, as research on mindfulness-based stress reduction indicates. Therefore, while spirituality can be a strong mental health tool for some, understanding individual perspectives is crucial in determining its effectiveness.

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Spirituality, Mind, and Mental Health

Rituals, Mindfulness, and Neuropsychiatry: Unraveling the Power of Collective Spirituality

The significance of rituals in connecting the brain with spirituality and religion is highlighted. While merely participating in a ritual might not have a deep impact, mindful immersion in the practice could allow for a more meaningful spiritual experience. The comfort derived from these rituals often comes from the collective experience and a sense of community belonging. Group activities like religious ceremonies emphasize this collective spirit. However, the depth of the spiritual experience might differ when practiced alone. Even a few minutes of mindful practice can have significant effects on mental well-being, particularly when there is genuine belief in the ritual.

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Gender and Cultural Perspectives

The Intricate Dance Between Creativity, Logic, and Religiosity

While the right brain is often linked to creativity, it may not necessarily make someone more religious. Instead, hemisphere dominance might influence how one expresses spirituality. Interestingly, people in creative fields, who often face less job security, might lean more towards spirituality for comfort in uncertain times. The environment and social circles one keeps can also shape religious perceptions. Multiple factors contribute to an individual’s spiritual journey, making it a complex interplay of brain dynamics and life experiences.

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Regularly updated and curated by our team, our Blog aims to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of neuropsychiatry, its challenges, and its potential. We invite you to explore, learn, and share your thoughts as we work together to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and improve the lives of those affected by neuropsychiatric disorders.
Featured Publications – Stay Informed with the Latest Research

Expand your knowledge, stay informed, and join our mission - to advance the field of neuropsychiatry & improve the lives of those affected by varied conditions.

Through a series of conferences, symposia, seminars, workshops, and public lectures, we bring together professionals and lay audiences to explore the fascinating world of neuropsychiatry. Discover the latest advances, interdisciplinary collaboration, and innovative approaches to mental health, while contributing to reducing the stigma surrounding neuropsychiatric disorders. Join us on this enlightening journey as we continue to “Rise” and transform the landscape of mental health in India.