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NAMAH is a pioneer, peer-reviewed, body, mind and spirit journal with an integral vision looking at the influence of the spirit or soul in psychology and health.


The blessings of illness

Kelly Johnston


It is quite natural that our first reaction to the news of illness or approaching death, either our own or someone else’s, is one of shock, sadness, mourning and pain. We immediately try to reject or combat the inevitable, because not only does it imply the loss or degeneration of the physical body, but perhaps even more terrifying, the very disintegration of our self – that which we believe to represent our being because it is formulated and situated by the psyche, thereby making us ‘real’ to ourselves. But what if instead of rejecting the stages of illness and death, we accept them as beneficial components of our personal evolution? Depending on the nature and severity of an illness, this can be an invaluable tool for emotional and psychological transformation, perhaps even bringing forth physical healing. Read more...

Notes on Counselling

Apropos faith

Dr. Soumitra Basu

Notes on counselling

Faith cannot be sustained at the level of the mind as reason justifiably challenges every assumption by doubt and as the vital mind that controls emotions can twist reason to erect infallible dogmas. True faith has to be cultivated deep within as a soul quality that eventually passes into knowledge. Faith can be cultivated systematically where one learns not to have faith on one’s ego but in the Truth of one’s being. Read more...


Help to heal

Dr. Alok Pandey

integral psychology article

Are we really helpless before an illness or can we also do something about it? The needle of opinion seems to be shifting in the direction of patient empowerment where we have a clear role to play. The article explores some of these options and ways with which we can deal with illnesses. Read more...

Nutrition and diet

Growing leafy vegetables with Photobionics

Dr.Venkatesh Palla, Dr.Anil Kumar Sagi


Leafy vegetables are rich in several nutritious substances. At the same time, these foodstuffs are prone to maximum chemical contamination as they are consumed soon after the use of chemical manures and pesticides. These experiments with photobionic potencies provide an easy alternative to this problem and these methods can be tried even in our own backyard or roof garden.  Read more...

Inner approach to health

The sources of energy

James Anderson

The author traces the sources of physical and non-physical energy and relates them back to personal experience. He concludes that new conditions intervene when one seeks to rise in consciousness. Read more...

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