Education

Dr. Mukta Tripathi carries educatory sessions and health crash courses at the centre. She has a significant experience in teaching as she has taught in various NGOs and has been invited to speak on health topics in many gatherings. Her teaching sessions have been praised to have a friendly environment and highly enriching in both theory and practical methods. There are a variety of courses run, each for different time periods and costings.

COURSE TITLE NUMBER OF DAYS TOTAL HOURS TOTAL COST (INR)
Introduction to Ayurveda 3 3 2500
Ayurveda Basics 7 7 5000
Primary Ayurvedic Concepts 10 10 7000
Crash Course on Ayurveda 30 30 20000
Panchakarma and kriya kalpa 30 30 20000
Ayurvedic beauty care 15 15 15000
Ayurvedic pharmacology 20 20 16000
Ayurveda for women 20 20 16000
Ayurvedic pediatrics
The metallic Science of Ayurveda 30 30 20000

OTHER COURSE DETAILS

COURSE TITLE NUMBER OF DAYS TOTAL HOURS TOTAL COST (INR)
Marma – the vital body 30 days 30 hours 30000
Practical Panchakarma 30 days 30 hours 30000
Study of common herbs 7 days 7 hours 5000

SYLLABUS DETAILS

1. Introduction to Ayurveda

Theory:

  • Definitions
  • History
  • Panchamahabhoota – the five great elements
  • Tridoshas – the three doshas
  • prakriti doshik – constitution of the doshas

Practical:

  • Assessment of prakriti
  • Brief written quiz

2. Ayurveda Basics

Theory:

  • Definition and History
  • Eight specialized branches
  • Panchamahabhoota – the five great elements
  • Tridoshas – the three doshas
  • Prakriti
  • Digestion and dietectics
  • Diet and regimen for healthy living

Practical:

  • Assessment of prakriti
  • Recognition of some herbs and spices and their effects on tridoshas

3. Primary Ayurvedic Concepts

Theory:

  • Introduction
  • Panchaahabhoota and tridoshas
  • Prakriti
  • Concept of 6 rasas
  • Digestion and dietectics
  • Seven tissue elements and oja
  • The natural urges
  • Diet and regimen for healthy living
  • Rasayana and Vajikarana (Geriatrics and Aphrodisiac medicine)

Practical:

  • Assessment of prakriti
  • Assessment of sara
  • Recognition of specific herbs and spices with their effects on tridoshas
  • Assessment of agni

4. Crash course on Ayurveda

Theory: (In addition to all topics from course 3)

  • Tridoshas in detail
  • Seven tissue elements in detail
  • Concept of mind and soul
  • Sleep and dream
  • Concept of marmas
  • Nidana panchaka
  • Examination of the diseased
  • Panchakarma and kriya kalpa in brief
  • Yoga and health
  • Rasashastra – metalltic preparation of medicines – introduction
  • Commonly available herbs and their usage
  • Common lifestyle disorders and their prevention

Practical:

  • Assessment of prakriti
  • Demonstration of any 3 panchakarma and/or kriya kalpa procedures
  • Recognition of various metallic substances used
  • Recognition of various herbs

5. Panchakarma and Kriya Kalpa

Theory:

  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • Introduction to panchakarma
  • Poorva karma – initial procedures
  • Pradhana karma – major procedures
  • Pashchat karma – concluding procedures
  • Keraliya panchakarma – Panchakarma as practiced in Kerala
  • Kriya kalpa – introduction to the various eye therapies including anjanam, ashchyotanam, sekam, tarapanam and putapaka

Practical:

  • Demonstration of chosen therapies

6. Ayurvedic beauty care

Theory:

  • Introduction to different body types
  • Scalp and hair care
  • Face care
  • Eye care
  • Hand and foot care
  • Full body care
  • Suitable diets

Practical:

  • Demonstration of chosen beauty care procedures

7. Ayurvedic Pharmacology

  • Definitions and synonyms of bheshaja
  • History and periodic development in brief
  • Adharabhuta siddhanta
    • Paribhasha
    • Mana
    • Amukta visheshokta vishaya grahana
    • Dose and timings of medicines
    • Expiry period of different preparations
  • Collection of drugs
  • Panchavidha kashaya kalpana
  • Upakalpanas
  • Pathya kalpa (diatectic preparations)
  • Yantras (classical equipment used)
  • Mode of action of Ayurvedic medicine through rasa, guna, virya vipaka and prabhava

Practical:

  • Preparation of particular medicines
  • Identification of classified herbs
  • Preparation of some dishes

8. Ayurveda for Women

  • Uniqueness of women and need for special care
  • Panchamahabhoota and Tridoshas
  • Prakriti
  • Signs of puberty and menasche
  • Signs of normal menstruation
  • Pre-menstrual syndrome and its management
  • Diet and regimen during menstruation
  • Problems related to normal menstruation and their treatment
  • Menstruation with respect to the tridoshas
  • Female infertility – types, causes and treatment
  • Indication and contradiction for coitus
  • Preparation and proper conditions for coitus
  • Important factors for conception
  • Features of having conceived
  • Antenatal care
  • Regimen and diet during pregnancy
  • Monthly diet regimen
  • Labour and birth
  • Mrita and mudha garbha (intra uterine death of foetus and obstructed labour)
  • Purpeurium
  • Sutika and management
  • Care during lactation
  • Menopause and care
  • Other common gynaecological disorders and management

Practical:

  • Prakriti Assessment
  • Diet management during different phases of a woman’s life
  • Identification and usage of different herbs for female health

9. Ayurvedic Pediatrics

Theory

  • Conception and formation of the child till full term
  • Birth
  • Immediate post delivery care (Jata karma)
  • General care
  • Bathing, feeding, bedding, massage
  • Breast milk and its imprtance
  • Cessation and abnormalities of breast milk
  • Weaning
  • Tonics for children
  • Sanskars
  • Disorders of the newborn (Common diseases and their management)

Practical:

  • Baby massage
  • Baby bathing
  • Preparation of baby food
  • General baby care

10. The Metallic Science of Ayurveda

  • History
  • Requirements, advantages and limitations
  • Terminology
  • Science of appliances
  • Mercury – Parada
    • Production
    • General purification
    • Eight stage purification
    • Gati and Bandha
    • Few preparations
  • Maharasa – Purification, medicinal properties and preparation of
    • Abhrak – mica
    • Vaikrant – fluorspar
    • Makshika – chalcopyrite
    • Vimala – cubic sulphide of iron
    • Shilajitu – black bitumen
    • Chapala
    • Rasaka
  • Uparasa
  • Sadharana rasa
  • Metals
  • Gemstones
  • Semiprecious stones
  • Calcium compounds
  • Poisons and semipoisons
  • Drugs and cosmetics act

Practical:

  • Preparation of different types of medicines
  • Identification of specific medicines
  • Few appliances used