Ayurvedic Healing Course

Take a comprehensive, yet affordable distance learning program in Ayurvedic healing, providing a vast set of resources, presented with clarity and depth. It is an excellent and accessible place to start your journey into Ayurveda from wherever you may be, and yet will take you very far. Our Ayurvedic Healing course covers mind-body constitution, daily health regimens, doshic imbalances, dietary and herbal treatment, sensory therapies and internal practices of Yoga and meditation. Our course aims to bring the deeper teachings of Ayurveda to everyone at an affordable price, whether for self-healing or helping others. It is connected to the classic books on Ayurveda of Dr. David Frawley. An internationally renowned course taken by over ten thousand people worldwide over the last thirty years, the course remains one of the best ways to learn Ayurveda both at a personal level and as a foundation for deeper study. Let the wisdom of Ayurveda transform your life and broaden your awareness!

Ayurveda is the Vedic system of mind-body medicine and yogic healing since ancient times now going global in the new planetary era. Anyone interested in healing or higher consciousness should explore its wisdom and practical guidance for all aspects of life. It is the basis for natural healing, yogic living and following your dharma.

Over the past thirty years, our course has been taken by ten thousand people from all over the world and has formed the basis for numerous Ayurvedic training programs. Our course offers you the knowledge to bring you to the certification of an “Ayurvedic Life-style Consultant” at an affordable price, connecting you with profound Vedic studies for body, mind, and consciousness. It connects you with our broader Vedic counseling programs relative to yogic and dharmic living.

This comprehensive course outlines Ayurvedic anatomy and physiology, Ayurvedic constitution for body and mind, disease process, nutrition, herbs, aromas, Yoga and the subtle body, Ayurvedic psychology, spiritual methods, and much more. It follows the approach of Dr. David Frawley’s important books, notably Ayurvedic Healing: A Comprehensive Guide. Dr. Frawley (Vamadeva) is one of the most honored teachers of Ayurveda and Vedic studies both in India and the West.

Our Ayurvedic Healing course provides a deeper level of online study for students who may not have the time or resources for expensive clinical and classroom programs that also may require travel. It allows students anywhere in the world to deepen their study of Ayurveda at home. Its goal is to bring Ayurveda to everyone, not just to medical professionals but to all who wish to understand the Vedic and yogic secrets of health and wellbeing.

You can bring the wisdom of Ayurveda into your daily life today, and use it to help yourself, your family and friends, and as a foundation for a healing and counseling practice in the Vedic field.

Note course information below or email us at vedicinstitute@gmail.com with your questions about the program.

 


 

COURSE FORMAT

The course comes in four on-line volumes or booklets and forty lessons, over eight hundred pages of course material.

Includes illustrations, numerous audios and several videos to enhance the course experience.

The course is a self-study course and allows the student to go at his or her own pace.

There is a three-year time limit for completing the course or a reinstatement fee may be required.

 


 

REFERENCE BOOKS by Dr. David Frawley, not included, order on your own according to links below if you don’t already have them. You can finish the course without them, but they greatly enhance the course experience, and serve as good reference books for the future.

Ayurvedic Healing: A Comprehensive Guide

Yoga of Herbs (with Vasant Lad)

Yoga and Ayurveda: Self-Healing and Self-realization

Ayurveda and the Mind: The Healing of Consciousness

You can purchase these books from Lotus Press,  or other sources like Amazon.com, including in Kindle and Ebook editions (very helpful for those who may find it difficult to order books by mail in the Covid era today). Yoga and Ayurveda and Ayurveda and the Mind are also available in audio editions.

 


 

CERTIFICATION

 

The course takes around 300 hours of study to complete and provides a certification worth 300 hours of credit in Ayurvedic Studies with us and the title of  ‘Ayurvedic Life-Style Consultant.’

 

 


 

ADVANCED STUDIES

 

Our course offers you additional study and certification in the Vedic field, providing a well-rounded education in Vedic Knowledge Systems.

Yoga, Ayurveda Mantra and Meditation Course. For those who want guidance in Ayurvedic Yoga approaches and related subjects of mantra and meditation.

Vedic Astrology and Ayurveda Course. For additional training in Ayurvedic (Vedic) Astrology, as well as in the foundations of Vedic astrology overall.

Integral Vedic Counseling Course. For those who wish to emphasize on counseling, psychological and spiritual approaches.

Integral Vedic Educator Certification, Ayurveda, Raja Yoga, Vedic astrology, Vedic counseling. For those who have completed all our four courses and are looking to become master educators in Vedic knowledge.

Dr. Frawley takes on a few course students every year for advanced studies with him, particularly in Ayurvedic psychology and Ayurveda and the mind.

 

 


 

MORE INFORMATION ON THE COURSE

Ayurveda is the traditional natural healing system of India going back over five thousand years. It is the healing aspect of the Yoga tradition, containing the secrets of both inner and outer well-being and ultimate happiness. Ayurveda considers all aspects of healing from diet and herbs to mantra and meditation as a complete holistic system of medicine. It is truly the medicine of the planetary age, with no limits to its growth and application today when Ayurvedic methods of disease prevention and proper lifestyle are important considerations for everyone.

This comprehensive program outlines the main aspects of Ayurvedic theory, constitution determination and practice. The course has a special emphasis on herbal medicine, noting western as well as Indian herbs. It explains diet and food in detail. The course adds to these physical modalities a higher dimension of Yoga and Ayurveda, showing an integral mind-body approach that includes spiritual and psychological considerations, with Ayurvedic keys to colors, aromas, asana, pranayama, mantra, and meditation. This provides an overall system of Ayurvedic life-guidance.

The course can be taken by those who are new to Ayurveda as it systematically presents the science of Ayurveda from its core principles. It is helpful for Yoga teachers, herbalists or nutritionists who are looking to add more Ayurveda to what they do, as well as Vedic astrologers, Vedic teachers and meditation teachers. Most important it is relevant to anyone who wishes to deepen their understand of who they are and how the forces of nature work within them.

Countries we have had students from: United States, Canada, Mexico, Columbia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Curacao, Great Britain, Ireland, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Turkey, Egypt, Israel, Saudi Arabia, UAE, South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Iran, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, China, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand.

 


 

 

Course Author

 

frawleyThe course is authored by Dr. David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri), uses his books and represents his approach, adapting Ayurveda to the modern world without losing its traditional foundation, bringing out its yogic and psychological dimensions. Vamadeva’s books on Vedic knowledge are among the most extensive available. Vamadeva is regarded as one of the senior “Ayurvedacharyas” or master teachers of Ayurveda in the world today. He has a D.Litt (Doctor of Letters) in Yoga and Ayurveda from S-VYASA and a special Padma Bhushan (2015), the third highest civilian award of the government of India for his career as a Vedic educator, as well as a National Eminence Award from the South India Education Society (SIES). He has worked extensively with the Ministry of AYUSH in India in both its Ayurveda and Yoga branches. His books are widely translated into more than twenty languages worldwide.

Vamadeva has worked with leading Ayurvedic doctors and experts including Deepak Chopra, David Simon, Marc Halpern, John Douillard, Vasant Lad, Vivek Shanbhag, Sunil Joshi, Subhash Ranade, Avinash Lele, and Jose Rugue.  He has been active in Ayurvedic teaching programs in North America, South America, Europe, Russia, India and Asia for the last forty years. He continually brings out new ideas and insights in the Ayurvedic field on many levels.

 

 


 

COURSE SYLLABUS

    • 1. INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE 4 days
    • 2: HISTORICAL AND SPIRITUAL ISSUES 4 days
    • 3. SAMKHYA PHILOSOPHY 00:00:00
    • 4. THE THREE GUNAS 00:00:00
    • 5. THREE DOSHAS 00:00:00
    • 6. TWENTY ATTRIBUTES 00:00:00
    • 7. SUBDOSHAS 00:00:00
    • 8. SEVEN DHATUS 00:00:00
    • 9. KALAS, MALAS AND AGNI 00:00:00
    • 10. CHANNEL SYSTEMS 00:00:00
    • 11. ORGANS AND COMPARATIVE VIEW OF AYURVEDA AND OTHER SYSTEMS OF MEDICINE 00:00:00
    • PART I. APPENDIX 00:00:00
    • PART I. FINAL TEST 00:00:00
    • 1. CONSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS 00:00:00
    • 2. MENTAL NATURE 00:00:00
    • 3. DISEASE PROCESS 1 00:00:00
    • 4. DISEASE PROCESS 2 00:00:00
    • 5. EXAMINATION OF DISEASE 1 00:00:00
    • 6. EXAMINATION OF DISEASE 2 00:00:00
    • 7. DIAGNOSIS AND PATIENT EXAMINATION 00:00:00
    • 8. YOGA AND AYURVEDIC PSYCHOLOGY: SPIRITUAL PRINCIPLES OF AYURVEDA 00:00:00
    • 9. FUNCTIONS OF THE MIND 00:00:00
    • 10. CLASSICAL YOGA 00:00:00
    • 11. SUBTLE BODY AND CHAKRAS 00:00:00
    • 12. YOGA ASANAS 00:00:00
    • PART II. FINAL TEST 00:00:00
    • 1. SIX TASTES AND FIVE ELEMENTS 00:00:00
    • 2. DIETARY THERAPY 1. PRINCIPLES 00:00:00
    • 3. DIET 2. FOOD LIST AND FOOD TYPE ANALYSIS 00:00:00
    • 4. DIET 3. FOOD LIST AND FOOD TYPE ANALYSIS 00:00:00
    • 5. DIET 4. FOOD LIST AND FOOD TYPE ANALYSIS… 00:00:00
    • 6. AYURVEDIC HERBALISM 00:00:00
    • 7. AYURVEDIC HERBS AND PREPARATIONS 00:00:00
    • 8. AYURVEDIC THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES 1 00:00:00
    • 9. AYURVEDIC THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES 2 00:00:00
    • 10. TREATMENT OF DISEASE 00:00:00
    • PART III. FINAL TEST 00:00:00
    • 1. AROMA THERAPY 00:00:00
    • 2. COLOR THERAPY 00:00:00
    • 3. MANTRA AND SOUND THERAPY 00:00:00
    • 4. YOGA AND AYURVEDIC PSYCHOLOGY AND COUNSELING 00:00:00
    • 5. ACCUMULATION AND REDUCTION OF DOSHAS 00:00:00
    • 6. HERBS, TISSUES AND CHANNEL-SYSTEMS 00:00:00
    • 7. HERBS AND THE SUBDOSHAS 00:00:00
    • 8. PRANA, PRANAYAMA AND PRAN… 00:00:00
    • 9. PRANA, TEJAS AND OJAS 00:00:00
    • 10. MARMA POINTS AND AYURVEDIC MASSAGE 00:00:00
    • 11. MEDITATION ACCORDING TO AYURVEDA 00:00:00
    • 12. SUMMARY OF VEDIC INTEGRAL HEALING SYSTEM 00:00:00
    • PART IV. FINAL TEST 00:00:00