Adina’s Articles and Publications


Dr. Adina Riposan-Taylor (Saraswati Devi) is the founder of Satya Sattva studio and study group. Adina is life-time committed to self-development practice and study, such as Yoga and Meditation, Qigong and Tai Chi, philosophy and contemplative comparative studies in Buddhism, Hinduism, Shivaism, Sufism, Daoism, and Christianity, as well as self-inquiry and Transpersonal Psychology. She is particularly interested in the impact of these activating and contemplative practices on balancing the human nervous system, the mind-and-body integrated approach to health and development, and the impact on the ageing process. Dr. Adina Riposan-Taylor is an active researcher in Biomedical Informatics, with extensive experience in both research and translational activities. She is also experienced as an University Lecturer and Bilingual Journalist, which supports her publishing, lecturing activities and workshops presentations. See Adina’s Bio

Book Chapter: “Personal Connected Devices for Healthcare”

Adina Riposan-Taylor, Ian J. Taylor
Springer book. Published August 2018
“The Internet of Things for Smart Urban Ecosystems” , pages 333-361
(Part of the Internet of Things (ITTCC) book series, 2014-2019)

Roadmap for Independent Research

Using Portable EEG Technology and Heart Rate Monitor to Investigate Physiologic Effects of Contemplative Disciplines, Soft Martial Arts and Traditional Hatha Yoga
on the Internal Self-Regulation Mechanisms

June 2017
Adina Riposan-Taylor, PhD
Biomedical Informatics Senior Scientist
Read the entire paper here

List of Scientific Publications (download pdf)

2004-2011; 2017

The Elixir of Life: Across History and World Cultures

Exploring Philosophy and Alchemy, Mythology, Theology and Spirituality, Mysticism and Esoteric Sciences, Ancient Medicine, Nutrition and Herbology
November 2014
Read the entire paper here

The Namarupa

Insights for the students who Sincerely and Truthfully aim to Transcend it
August 2015

The Value of Patience in Understanding the Others and Developing Spiritual Relationships

March 2015

Tai Chi, Qigong, and Daoist Alchemy

A Brief Insight
Visit our workshops page
July 2015

Older Articles

From my early 20s… and my “previous life” as a Bilingual Journalist

Playing Alexander the Great

July 2002

Are We Ever Going to Grow MATURE? Which is the level of consciousness the Human race has got to so far?

October 2001

Stereotype Thinking – A Reality? Redefine “normality” for the new Millennium. Could flexibility reduce obtusity?

June 2002

Getting to Information and Beyond It –
Information Society is a great achievement. Are we going to step forward?

January 2002

“E-Future” – Thinking Future

December 2000

Pandora’s Box – Everything is possible, not everything is permitted

April 2002