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Disease through the lens of Ayurveda

TAT1102 – Ayurveda is a holistic and complete consciousness-based wellness paradigm that has its origins sourced straight from the timeless Vedas. One of its primary goals has been to eliminate the cause of pain and suffering of the human condition beginning with the knowledge of the self – both physically and spiritually. Ayurveda has a unique approach of observing the human being as conscious matter not just in health but also in distress, and illness. In this course, students will learn how common diseases and disorders are viewed and approached through Ayurveda in an intuitive yet systematic blend of philosophy, pharmacy and indigenous knowledge.

Note: A late payment fee of $50 will be charged for Fall 2021 registrations submitted on or after October 1st, 2021.

Please take a note of the following Holidays in Fall quarter-

1) Vijayadashami- Thursday, October 14, 2021

2) Deepawali – Thursday – November 4, 2021

3) Thanksgiving Holidays –  Thursday, November 25, 2021 to Sunday,  November 28, 2021

 

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Course Code: TAT 1102

Credit Hours: 1

Course Level: 100

$300.00

TAT1102 – Ayurveda is a holistic and complete consciousness-based wellness paradigm that has its origins sourced straight from the timeless Vedas. One of its primary goals has been to eliminate the cause of pain and suffering of the human condition beginning with the knowledge of the self – both physically and spiritually. Ayurveda has a unique approach of observing the human being as conscious matter not just in health but also in distress, and illness. In this course, students will learn how common diseases and disorders are viewed and approached through Ayurveda in an intuitive yet systematic blend of philosophy, pharmacy and indigenous knowledge.

Note: A late payment fee of $50 will be charged for Fall 2021 registrations submitted on or after October 1st, 2021.

Please take a note of the following Holidays in Fall quarter-

1) Vijayadashami- Thursday, October 14, 2021

2) Deepawali – Thursday – November 4, 2021

3) Thanksgiving Holidays –  Thursday, November 25, 2021 to Sunday,  November 28, 2021

 

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Description

Course Content:

In this 11-week program, we will be applying the basic principles of Ayurveda, the Pancamahabhutas, Trigunas and the Tridosha models of creation, to understand some common health conditions.  We will explore the human condition in its physical, emotional, and psychological constitution, through the model of Prakriti, Pancamahabhutas, Trigunas, and the Tridoshas, to recognize the source of specific disorders, arising from their imbalance.

In the course, we will look at common health conditions, diseases and disorders of the various body systems. We will also learn to recognize patterns of imbalance and apply the wisdom of Ayurveda to complement and support ongoing treatment.

Course Learning Objectives:

In this course students will be able to:

  1. Apply the principles of Ayurveda to understand common health conditions.
  2. Understand progression of disease according to Ayurveda.
  3. Explore the application of diet and lifestyle to support the body towards wellness.
  4. Understand how Pancakarama and other treatment options work with the body

Class Structure

There will be a minimum of 1 contact hour with the faculty every week. The curriculum will include reading, reflection, observation, and interactive practices. The class time will include an additional 30 minutes that will provide an opportunity for Q&A and group discussion.

Required / Elective: Elective

Area of Study: Text & Traditions

Prerequisites: Admission into a Program of Study

Faculty / Instructor: Ms. Luvena Krishnamurthy

Time: 09:00 pm EST – 10:30 pm EST

Day: Every Thursday

Start Time: October 7, 2021

End Date: December 23, 2021

Quarter Offered: Fall 2021

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