In the first study year of the extra–occupational advanced training for Ambulant Ayurveda Doctors the following modules have to be completed:

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  • Historical overview – history of Ayurveda
  • Introduction to the Ayurvedic point of view (the elements, Pakruti, Vikruti, the six tastes)
  • Introduction to Ayurvedic philosophy – the concept of man, the eight branches of Ayurveda and the basic understanding of the therapeutic methods
  • Definition of disease and health, Dosha, Dhatu, Pakruti and Vikruti
  • Pathogenesis: the six stages of disease development
  • Overview of diagnostic and therapeutic methods
  • Prakruti vs. Vikruti: understanding the three Doshas and their sub-Doshas. Determining a person’s constitution-type
  • Constitution assessment, with practical examples
  • Restoring the harmony within an individual’s constitution-type
  • Constitution assessment, with practical examples
  • Restoring the harmony within an individual’s constitution
  • Anatomy and physiology in Ayurveda 1: Dhatus, Srotas and Malas
  • Prakruti vs. Vikruti: definition of the three Doshas and the seven sub-Doshas in detail, the ten possible constitution-types
  • Constitution assessment, with practical examples
  • Restoring the harmony within an individual’s constitution
  • Anatomy and physiology in Ayurveda 2: Marmas, Nadis and Kalas
  • The quality and classification of the 13 major Agnis
  • The role of Ama in the development of disease
  • Anatomy and Physiology in Ayurveda 2: Marmas, Nadis, Kalas
  • Function and definition of Ojas, Tejas and Prana
  • Diet and lifestyle in connection with one’s individual constitution and condition
  • The concept of time in relation to the time of day, the time of year and the stage of one’s life
  • Manasika Dosha – the mental constitution. Definition of the manasika Gunas (mental qualities)
  • The 20 qualities (Guruvadi Gunas) and their relationship to the Doshas
  • Nutrition and the importance of the Gunas
  • Knowledge of the Gunas, practical examples
  • Pharmacology and the range of therapies (lifestyle, nutrition, manual therapies, etc.), with practical examples
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Introduction into Ayurvedic physiotherapy
  • Traditional formulations

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Ayurveda – diagnostic methods, Roga Pariksha (the three, eight and 10 methods of diagnostics) and therapy (Chikitsa) in overview

Identification of disease – Darshana (observation), Sparshana (clinical examination) and Prashna (anamnesis)

Specific diagnostic methods, with practical exercise (methods for disease identification, diagnostic measures):

  • Pulse diagnosis: Pakruti-Vikruti and organ pulse diagnosis
  • Tongue diagnosis
  • Fingernail diagnosis
  • Eye diagnosis
  • Face diagnosis
  • Urine diagnosis
  • Stool diagnosis
  • Anamnesis sheet
  • Ayurvedic therapy

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  • Basics of Ayurvedic cooking
  • The cook as mediator, cooking as meditation, cooking as an everyday culture
  • Prana and the modern view of nutrition
  • Ancient knowledge: the five elements, Gunas, Virya and Vipaka
  • Agni – cooking in tune with the Doshas and Gunas
  • Basic rules of Ayurvedic cooking: choice, preparation and consumption
  • Incompatible food combinations
  • Cooking practical
  • Constitution and time of year-specific cooking for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Making Ghee and Vata-, Pitta- and Kapha-churna
  • Recipes for chutneys and Kitchari (tridoshic)
  • Ideas for Ayurvedic menus
  • Ayurvedic nutrition as a therapeutic measure for certain diseases
  • The GI Tract, liver and gall bladder, the cardiovascular, urinary and immune systems, eating disorders, metabolic syndrome, practical exercises and role play


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  • Herbal energy: Rasa, Virya, Vipaka, Prabhava
  • Forms of preparation, manufacturing methods of substances
  • Description of medical plants in Ayurveda, their effect and application in therapy

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  • Ayurvedic herbs and their effect
  • Charaka groups
  • Effect on the Doshas
  • Rasa / Virya
  • Vipaka
  • Dhatu influence
  • Pharmacokinesis
  • Effect on body systems
  • Indications (Chikitsa)
  • Used herbal parts
  • Specialties
  • Recipes for complex substances

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  • The eight essential components of Ayurvedic healing, detailed overview: including nutrition, physical training, phyto–therapeutic treatment following the heritated Pakruti, course of disease (Vikruti), season, age of the patient, etc.
  • Shamana (balancing therapy) and Shodana (e.g., Panchakarma), with practical case studies

[/fusion_toggle] [fusion_toggle title=”Modul 5.2: Summer Intensive Seminar with Dr. Vasant Lad (5 days)” open=”no”] Further information you will find at the special website about the Ayurvedic summer camp at the Euroved Academy.
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  • Herbal energy: Ras, Virya Vipaka, Prabhava
  • Preparation and manufacturing methods of substances
  • Effect of Ayurvedic medicine on the Doshas, Srotas, Malas and Agni
  • Order of medical plants by origin
  • Effect of medical plants, including classical and special compositions
  • Special Ayurvedic compositions such as Bhasmas, compositions using noble metals and gemstones
  • Impact of colours on organic functions – emotional impact on organs, formulations for healing weak organs
  • Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, gout, osteoporosis, etc.
  • Treatment of liver dysfunctions
  • Treatment of skin diseases and allergic reactions
  • Panchakarma – the five cleaning therapies
  • Particular clinical pictures

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Treatment of the following diseases:

  • Arthritis VPK
  • Gout VPK
  • Osteoporosis
  • Furuncle, carbuncle, abbess VPK

Further skin diseases VPK:

  • Psoriasis
  • Neurodermatitis
  • Eczema
  • Acne
  • Vitiligo

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Basic principles of Ayurvedic yoga massage:

  • Use of different oil mixtures and calmus powder in consideration of bodily constitution
  • Meaning of the Purvakarma and the Snehana for the preparation of a Panchakarma cure
  • Practical exercises: back massage, leg massage

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