Certificate Course in the Fundamentals of Ayurveda

A course that helps you to understand the fundamentals concepts in Ayurveda, its origin, and scientific background.

Description


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This course covers the core concepts of Ayurveda, based on the ancient text Charak Samhita. It is meant only for those who want to understand the scientific logic behind the basics of Ayurveda in detail and also learn to live an Ayurveda lifestyle.

The course consists of multiple video lectures. Each video lecture is followed by a crisp animated recap video. Plus, there are short multiple-choice quizzes, practical exercises, and resources to help you absorb the essence of each lecture.

Topics covered

All about Ayurveda

  • What is Ayurveda?

  • What is Veda?

  • Duration of Life

  • Aim of Ayurveda

  • Source of Ayurveda

  • Definition of Ayurveda

  • Origin of Ayurveda

Branches of Ayurveda

  • Kaya Chikitsa

  • Shalya Tantra

  • Agad Tantra

  • Bhoot Vidya

  • Shalakya Tantra

  • Kaumarbhritya

  • Rasayan

  • Vajikaran

Basics of Triguna

  • The Tamasic Person

  • The Rajasic Person

  • The Satvic Person

  • Triguna-Stages of Evolution Final

  • Triguna-The Game of Life

Introduction to the Guna (Properties- Spiritual, Comparative, Sensory, Physical)

  • What is Padarth?

  • What is not Padarth?

  • The Master of The Matrix

  • Samvaay- The Integrity of a Substance

Introduction to Dravya (The Concept of Substance according to Ayurveda)

  • What is Dravya?

  • Dravya – The Ability to Create

  • Dravya – The Independent Existence

  • The Nine Elements

  • The Integral properties of elements

  • The Formation of the Five Great Elements

  • How the five elements combine

  • The Soul Element

  • The Mind Element

  • The Time Element

  • The Direction Element

  • The Space Elements

  • The Air Element

  • The Fire Element

  • The Water Element

  • The Earth Element

  • The Triguna in the Five Great Elements

What is a Dosha?

  • The Tripod of Tridosha

  • The Vata Dosha

  • The Pitta Dosha

  • Kapha Dosha

  • Doshas All Around You!

  • The Doshas in the Universe

  • Doshas Story in the Context of Organizational Functions

All about the Vata Dosha

  • The Drying Effect of Vata Dosha

  • The Cooling Vata Dosha

  • The Lightness of Vata Dosha

  • The Subtle Vata Dosha

  • The Mobility of Vata Dosha

  • The Clarity of Vata Dosha

  • The Roughness of Vata Dosha

All About the Pitta Dosha

  • The Acidity of Pitta

  • The Pungent Taste of Pitta

  • The Fluidity of Pitta

  • The Liquidity of Pitta

  • The Sharpness of Pitta

  • Pitta Oiliness

  • The Strong Body Odours of Pitta

  • The Heat of Pitta

All About the Kapha Dosha

  • The Heaviness Of Kapha Dosha

  • Cooling of Kapha Dosha

  • The Stability of Kapha Dosha

  • Sliminess of Kapha Dosha

  • Oiliness of Kapha Dosha

  • The sweetness of Kapha Dosha

  • Stickiness of Kapha Dosha

  • The softness of Kapha Dosha

  • The slowness of Kapha Dosha

Abodes of Vata Dosha

  • Bones

  • Ears

  • Sense of Touch

  • Thighs

  • Large Intestine

  • Pelvic Girdle

Abodes of Pitta Dosha

  • Eyes

  • Lymph

  • Stomach

  • Pitta Sense of Touch

  • Umbilicus

  • Tissue Fluid

  • Sweat

  • Blood

Abodes of Kapha Dosha

  • Throat and Head

  • Amashaya

  • Adipose Tissue

  • Your Chest

  • Rasa

  • Joints

  • Kloma Pancrease or Palate

  • Sense of Smell

Subtypes of Vata Dosha

  • Prana Vayu

  • Udana Vayu

  • Saman Vayu

  • Vyana Vayu

  • Apana Vayu

Subtypes of Pitta Dosha

  • Pachak Pitta

  • Ranjak Pitta

  • Sadhak Pitta

  • Bhrajak Pitta

  • Alochak Pitta

Subtypes of Kapha Dosha

  • Kledaka Kapha

  • Avalambak Kapha

  • Bodhak Kapha

  • Shleshak Kapha

  • Tarpak Kapha

Imbalance in Doshas

  • Prominent Signs of Vata Excess

  • Prominent Signs of Pitta Excess

  • Prominent Signs of Kapha Excess

Agni – The Fire Inside

  • The Concept of Agni

  • The Concept of Koshthagni

  • How does the Koshthagni work?

  • The Concept of Dhatuagni

  • How does the Dhatuvagni work?

  • The Concept of Bhutagni

Dhatu – The Ayurvedic Tissue System

  • The Seven Dhatu

  • Rasa – The Tissue Fluid

  • Rakta – The Blood

  • Mansa – The Muscular Tissue

  • Meda – The Fatty Tissue

  • Asthi – The Bony Tissue

  • Majja – The Marrow

  • Shukra – The Reproductive Tissue

Ojas – The Life Force

Prakriti The Ayurvedic Body Constitution

  • What is Prakriti or the Ayurvedic Constitution?

  • How does the Prakriti Form?

  • What are the types of Ayurvedic Constitutions?

  • What are the Element Based Body Types?

  • What are the Dosha-based Body Types?

  • How the Ayurvedic Body Type Theory was rediscovered by a Western Physician?

  • Can your parents’ body type affect yours?

  • What’s the effect of your mother’s food, lifestyle, and mind on your Prakriti?

All About The Vata Body Type

  • What is the normal Vata Height?

  • What’s the normal weight for Vata people?

  • How is the face of a Vata person?

  • How is the skin of a Vata person?

  • Discover the hair type of a Vata person

  • How is the normal respiration of a Vata person?

  • How does the circulation of a Vata person work?

  • How does the digestive system of a Vata person work?

  • How are the joints of a Vata person?

  • The normal excretion of a Vata person

  • How does the nervous system of a Vata person work?

  • How is the memory of a Vata person?

  • How is the normal behavior of a Vata person?

  • How is the sleep of a Vata person?

The Pitta Body Type

  • What is the normal Pitta Height?

  • What’s the normal weight for Pitta people?

  • How is the face of a Pitta person?

  • How is the skin of a Pitta person?

  • Discover the hair type of a Pitta person

  • How is the normal respiration of a Pitta person?

  • How does the circulation of a Pitta person work?

  • How does the digestive system of a Pitta person work?

  • How is the normal excretion of a Pitta person?

  • How does the nervous system of a Pitta person work?

  • How is the memory of a Pitta person?

  • How is the normal behavior of a Pitta person?

  • How is the sleep of a Pitta person?

The Kapha Body Type

  • What is the average height and weight of a kapha person?

  • How is the face of a kapha dominant person?

  • How is the skin of a kapha-dominant person?

  • How is the hair of a kapha-dominant person?

  • How is the digestion of a kapha-dominant person?

  • How is the respiration of a kapha-dominant person?

  • How is the circulation of a kapha-dominant person?

  • How is the excretion of a kapha-dominant person?

  • How is the nervous system of a kapha-dominant person?

  • How is the sleep of a kapha-dominant person?

  • How is the behavior of a kapha dominant person?

Calculate your body type

Rasa Panchak ( Elements of Food)

  • What is Rasa Panchak?

  • What is Rasa?

  • Elements in Rasa

  • Movement of Rasa

  • Combinations of Rasa

  • What is Anurasa?

  • Examples of Anurasa

Special Metabolic Impacts of Rasa

  • Properties of Sweet Taste

  • Effects of Excess Sweet Taste

  • Properties of Sour Taste

  • Effects of Excess Sour Taste

  • Properties of Salty Taste

  • Effects of Excess Salty Taste

  • Properties of Pungent Taste

  • Effects of Excess Pungent Taste

  • Properties of Bitter Taste

  • Effects of Excess Bitter Taste

  • Properties of Astringent Taste

  • Effects of Excess Astringent Taste

The Ayurvedic Concept of Potency (Virya)?

  • What is Virya?

  • Primary types of Virya

  • Heat Creating potency and its Impact

  • Coolness Creating Potency and Its Impact

  • Vipaka- The Post-Digestion Taste Transformation

  • What are the stages of Vipaka (Digestion)?

  • What are the types of Vipaka?

  • What is the effect of Vipaka?

  • What is the difference between Rasa and Vipaka?

  • What is The Special Effect – Prabhava?

Viruddhahar – Incompatible Food Combinations

  • What is an incompatible combination in Ayurveda?

  • Health Implication of Incompatible Food Combinations

  • Positive Advice Regarding Incompatible Combinations

  • Desh Viruddha (Incompatible to Location)

  • Kala Viruddha (Incompatible to Time)

  • Agni Viruddha (Incompatible to Digestive Capacity)

  • Matra Viruddha (Incompatible to Quantity)

  • Satmya Viruddha (Incompatible to Habit)

  • Dosha Viruddha (Incompatible to Metabolic Pattern)

  • Sanskara Viruddha – Honey (Incompatible to Processing)

  • Sanskara Viruddha – Dairy (Incompatible to Processing)

  • Wrong Combinations with Milk

  • Virya Viruddha (Incompatible to Potency)

  • Koshtha Viruddha (Incompatible to Digestive System)

  • Avastha Viruddha (Incompatible to Condition)

  • Krama Viruddha (Incompatible to Sequence)

  • Paak Viruddha (Incompatible to Cooking)

  • Sanyog Viruddha (Incompatible to Combined Consumption)

  • Hridya Viruddha (Incompatible to Heart)

  • Sampad Viruddha (Unavailability of Natural Properties)

  • Vidhi Viruddha (Incompatible Consumption Process)

  • Guna Viruddha (Incompatible to Special Qualities)

Introduction to The Ideal Daily Regimen(Dinacharya)

  • What is Dincharya?

  • Benefits of Dinacharya

  • Can You Adjust the Dinacharya According to Your Routine?

  • Is Dinacharya safe for you?

  • The Basics of Dinacharya

  • The Dosha Cycle during the Day

  • The Dosha Cycle during the Night

The Dinacharya Routine

  • What is the Best Time to Wake up?

  • The right way to get up from your bed?

  • What is the best time to eliminate?

What is Ayurvedic Oral Hygiene?

  • What is Dant Pawan?

  • What are the Special Benefits of Neem Dental Stick?

  • List of trees not recommended for making dental sticks

  • How to prepare Ayurvedic herbal powder?

  • What is Ayurvedic Oil Deep Oral Cleansing (~Oil Pulling)?

The Ayurvedic Massge (Abhyanga)

  • What is Abhyanga (Ayurvedic Body Massage)?

  • What are the Critical Body Parts that you must massage everyday?

  • Ayurvedic Body Massage Tips for a Vata Dominant Body Type

  • Ayurvedic Body Massage Tips for a Pitta Dominant Body Type

  • Ayurvedic Body Massage Tips for a Kapha Dominant Body Type

  • What are the Precautions for Ayurvedic Body Massage?

Vyayam (Ayurvedic Concept of Exercise)

  • What is the Ayurvedic way to exercise?

  • What happens when you over-exercise frequently?

Snana (The Ayurvedic Bath)

  • Why you MUST have a bath after a massage?

  • What are the basics of an Ayurvedic bath?

  • What is the ideal cleaning agent for daily Ayurvedic baths?

  • When should you avoid bathing?

Dosha balancing and aggravating factors

  • Vata balancing and aggravating factors

  • Pitta balancing and aggravating factors

  • Kapha balancing and aggravating factor

Introduction to the Ideal Seasonal Regimen(Ritucharya)

  • What are Seasons (Ritu) according to Ayurveda?

  • The Ayurvedic Seasonal Cycle

  • Divisions of the year according to Ayurveda

  • The Start of Ritucharya

  • The Healthiest Season

  • The Most Unhealthy Season

I hope that this course brings you the light of this ancient wisdom – Ayurveda. I am going to expand this course by adding more content every month. Please help me improve it with your valuable suggestions and feedback.

This is a purely educational course. If you want to learn about Ayurveda home remedies or disease-specific approaches, please feel free to message me and I will try to create something for you.

Wishing you a healthy and peaceful life!

Dr. Kanika Verma

BAMS, MMS,

PDGVA (Vedic Astrology)

PDGPC (Psychotherapy and Counselling)

PDGHHM (Healthcare Management)

Disclaimer

The course information is for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. It also specifies that the use of the site content does not establish any patient-client relationships.

Please consult your physician before using any information in this course


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