a soundless sleep
Tags: acupuncture, architecture, ayurveda, circadian rhythm, health, homelessness, preventive medicine, primary prevention, public health, sleep and the economy, sleep architecture, sleep deprivation, sleep in animals, sleep medicine, sleep physiology, sleeping on the streets, traditional chinese medicine, urban planning, well being, wellness
Who sleeps how much?
Professor K.C. Kanwar, has a Ph.D in Zoology and is retired from Punjab University as Chairman of the Deptartment of Bio-Physics. Since retirement he has been writing articles on biologically oriented science for the popular press. He has had around 150 articles published to date.Read FullAuthor Spotlight
What is sleep?
Doctor Sanjay Manchanda is a senior consultant and founder of the Department of Sleep Medicine (1996) at Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi.Read FullAuthor Spotlight
What is Ayurveda?
Vaidya Madhu Sudan Deshpande has been practicing Ayurveda since 1981. He trained at Vikram University in Ujjain. He has been treating survivors of the Union Carbide Gas Disaster at the Sambhavna Clinic in Bhopal since 1996.Read FullAuthor Spotlight
Sleep and the Economy
Mr. Ratan Lal Basu has been teaching economics at Bhairav Ganguly College in Kolkatta for the past 30 years.Read FullAuthor Spotlight
Architecture and Sleep
Mr. Jeeth Iype is managing director of House of Consultants (P) Ltd. He is an eco-architect practicing environmental alternatives in architecture. Having worked in Auroville - the spiritual township and with architect Laurie Baker in the early years, he has over 25 years of experience working on group housing, educational, institutional, tourism and health care facilities. His passion for alternate lifestyles has lead him to research human behavior in relation to the built environment, organic farming, and permaculture design.Read FullAuthor Spotlight
Urban Planning and Sleep
M. Shaheer is a member of the Delhi Urban Arts Commission (DUAC). DUAC coordinates the aesthetic, environmental, and social aspects of development in Delhi. The commission works closely with the Delhi Development Authority, the Municipal, Corporation of Delhi, the New Delhi Municipal Committee, and private developers planning large projects.Read FullAuthor Spotlight
Sleeping on the streets of Delhi
Baba Malishkania is from Haryana. He and his wife have been sleeping on the street in Paharganj, Delhi near the Metropolis Hotel for around 40 years. He kindly shared his experience of what it is like to sleep in the street.Read Full