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Meditation, mindfulness and mind-emptiness

  • Ramesh Manocha (a1)
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Dr Ramesh Manocha, Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Northern Clinical School, Royal North Shore Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. Tel: +612 9926 7787 Fax: +612 9926 7730 E-mail:
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Acta Neuropsychiatrica
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