Advanced Course in Ayurveda

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Advanced Course in Ayurveda

The course is meant for true seekers who are keenly interested in advanced study of Ayurveda and Yoga on the scriptural background. This in-depth study is based on authentic scriptures – 'Ashtanga Hrudayam' in Ayurveda and 'Gheranda Samhitha' in Yoga. The students will also get enough practical knowledge in therapeutic procedures.


Duration

Duration of the course is 5 Months


Course Fee

Fees for the course is 3,400 $


Yearly Schedule

1st June - 30th November

1st December - 31st May

Ayurveda – Theory

  Introduction to Ayurveda

  Ayurveda in relation to Vedas and Darsanas

  Origin, History and Traditions of Ayurveda

  Fundamental Principles

  The study of Dravyas (Herbs)

  Preventive care and Promotion of Health

  Ayurveda Dietetics

  Ayurveda Physiology, Anatomy and Pathology;

  Purification Therapies - Poorvakarma (Preparatory therapies), Panchakarma Therapies (Main Therapies) and Paschatkarma (Supplementary Therapies)

  Kerala Special Therapies

  Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy

  Introduction to Home remedies

  Medicinal preparations

  Identification of selected Herbs

  Study of selected classical medicines

  Diagnosis and treatment of selected diseases

  Rejuvenation Therapy - Simple Rasayana procedures

  Virilification Therapy (Vajeekarana)


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


Identification and Study of selected Herbs

Preparation of Medicines

  Kashayam (Decoction)

  Swarasam (Juices)

  Choornam (Herbal Powder)

  Thailam (Medicated oils)

  Ghritam (Medicated Ghee)

  Ksheera Kashayam (Milk decoction

  Lehyam

  Vasthi medicines

  Vamana medicines

  Himam

  Phandam


Yoga - Practical (Optional)

  Surya namaskar

  20 Asanas and variations

  Yoga Nidra - Relaxation

  Pranayama - Nadisudhi

  Pranayama – Various methods

  Kapalabhati

  Meditation

  Mudras

  Bandhas

  Kriyas


Sanskrit (Optional)

  The study of Sanskrit language is for the purpose of having basic knowledge for reading and understanding the usage of technical terms

  Books followed: Infant Reader, Sabda Manjari, and Dhatu Manjari