Intro to Āyurveda

Intro to Āyurveda

Online Course | Pre-Sale


WHAT IS COVERED?


  1. Daily Routine (Dinacaryā)
  2. Essence of Āyurveda (Origin & Philosophy) 
  3. Vāta + Pitta + Kapha (Tri-doṣa) 
  4. Vital Essence (Ojas& Three Wastes (Tri-mala) 
  5. Cycles of Time (Kāla) 
  6. The Six Tastes (Ṣaḍrasa
  7. Digestive Fire (Agni), Toxins (Āma) & the Stages of Digestion 

WHO IS THE COURSE DESIGNED FOR?


Those who want to:

  • Establish a solid foundation in Āyurvedic theory and practice
  • Dive into further, advanced applications of Āyurvedic study
  • Begin implementing fundamental lifestyle changes from Āyurveda
  • Align daily routines with Circadian and Lunar Rhythms for optimal health

YOUR INVESTMENT


Cost: $108 USD

Please email info@napua.org for more information or queries.


COURSE OUTLINE


MODULE 1: DINACARYĀ 
  • Daily Practices and Practical Applications
    • What daily practices may I begin implementing now?  
    • How may I begin applying Āyurvedic theory in my lifestyle?
      • Daily RoutineDinacaryā, i.e. Abhyanga
      • 3 Pillars of Ayurveda: Traya Upastambha: Āhāra, Nidrā, Brahmacarya

MODULE 2: ESSENCE OF ĀYURVEDA 
  • History
    • Vedas
    • Origin and Timeline
  • Literature
    • Major Triad: Bṛhat Trayī
    • Minor Triad: Laghu Trayī
  • Philosophy
    • Sāṅkhya: Puruṣa, Prakṛiti, Ahaṃkāra, Tri-Guṇas
    • Vedānta: Advaita Vedānta focus

MODULE 3: TRI-DOṢA 
  • Philosophy + Tri-Doṣa Theory
    • Linking the philosophical framework to tri-dosa theory and introducing the 20 qualities or attributes as they relate to each doa (gurvādigunas).
      • Continuation of Sākhya:
        • Elements:  Pañca-mahābhūta
      • Intro to Tri-DoTheory:  
      • Intro to Qualities & Attributes:  
        • Gurvādigunas
      • Characteristics + Normal Functions + Abnormal Symptoms

MODULE 4: VITAL ESSENCE (OJAS) + THREE WASTES (TRI-MALAS) 
  • Vital Essence (Ojas)
    • Introducing the essence of nutritive health
  • Three Wastes (TriMalas)
    • Urine, Feces, Sweat

MODULE 5: CYCLES OF TIME 
  • Day, Season & Life Cycles
    • Introducing the 3 major cycles of time and how the doṣas are affected through each transition.
      • Day:  Dina 
      • Season:  Ṛtu
      • Life:  Avasthā

MODULE 6: NUTRITION – FOOD (ĀHĀRA) & SIX TASTES (ṢAḌRASA) 
  • The Six Tastes (Ṣaḍrasa)
  • The Eight Factors of Eating (Aṣṭa Āhāra Vidhi Viśeṣa Ayātana)

MODULE 7: NUTRITION – DIGESTIVE FIRE (AGNI), TOXINS (ĀMA) & THREE STAGES OF DIGESTION 
  • Agni: Function, Types, Qualities
  • Āma: Causes, Prevention, Treatment
  • Stages of Digestion: Gross, Subtle

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