Short term introductory course

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Short term introductory course in Ayurveda

The course intends to introduce any serious student into various facets of Ayurveda with a firm grounding and a clear perspective in Ayurveda principles and their applications. It enables one to use therapies in health practices and educate students in the basics of Ayurveda. The study of Sanskrit (optional) helps them to have a clear idea of the technical terms and it paves the way to delve deep into the subject. The course gives a strong foundation to do further studies. Yoga training is for health management.


Duration

Duration of the course is 3 Months


Course Fee

Fees for the course is 2,000 $


Yearly Schedule

1st March - 31st May

1st June - 31st August

1st September - 30th November

1st December - 28th February

Ayurveda – Theory

  Origin, History and Traditions of Ayurveda

  Fundamental Principles –in relation to Vedas and Indian Knowledge systems

  Preventive and Health aspects

  Principles of Ayurveda Dietetics

  Ayurveda Physiology, Anatomy and Pathologyc

  Poorvakarma (Preparatory Therapies)

  Panchakarma (Main Therapies)

  Paschatkarma (Supplementary Therapies)

  Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy

  Medicinal preparations

  Study of selected classical medicines available in Pharmacy

  Diagnosis and treatment of selected diseases


Ayurveda – Practical

  Swedanam   Siro Dhara   Karnapooranam
  Virechanam   Kabalam   Navara Kizhi
  Matra Vasthi   Gandoosham   Ulsadanam 
  Nasyam   Podikizhi     Udwarthanam
  Abhyangam    Elakizhi   Anjanam
  Pizhichil   Ekanga Dhara   Aschyotanam
  Pichu   Dhoomapanam   Mukha Lepam
  Vamanam   Siro Vasthi    Kati Vasthi
  Sneha Vasthi   Navara Thepu   Kashaya Vasthi

Preparation of Medicines

  Kashayam (Decoction)

  Swarasam (Juices)

  Choornam (Herbal Powder)

  Thailam (Medicated oils)

  Ghritam (Medicated Ghee)

  Ksheera Kashayam (Milk decoction


Yoga - Practical (Optional)

  Surya namaskar

  12 Basic Asanas and variations

  Yoga Nidra - Relaxation

  Pranayama - Nadisudhi

  Kapalabhati

  Meditation

  Mudras & Bandhas


Sanskrit

  Basic study of the language with Alphabets is for reading knowledge