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Ayurveda Tantra
(Technical presentation and knowledge building in Ayurveda)

Introduction :

In this context word ‘Tantra’ refers to the perfect technical presentation in Ayurveda. But ‘Tantra’ also means ‘Tanyate vistaryate jnanamanena iti tantram’, that which expands awareness or Consciousness to its fullness. Tantra embodies two Sanskrit words tanoti (Expands) and Trayoti (Liberates). Tantras (Agamas) are revelations and the practical aspect of Vedic traditions (Nigamas) in India. Tantra is again a combination of two Sanskrit words ‘Tattva’ means, the science of cosmic principles and ‘Mantra’ which means, the science of mystic sounds and cosmic vibrations.

Ayurveda emphasizes experience and verification as the ultimate criteria to validate a knowledge system.This is the classical interpretation of Veda that denotes sattA (existence), jJAna (knowledge), vicAra (inquiry) and LAbha (attainment).

Observation: All Indian knowledge systems emphatically declare that experience is the true basis of knowledge. Therefore knowledge is experiential (anubhava). Experiences have to be validated by the process of verification.Verified experiences are valid and constitute the true source of knowledge. Experience is of two types – valid (yathArtha anubhava) or invalid (ayathArtha anubhava).Technically, the understanding gained out of rigorous observation is called as pramA (valid cognition) and which is gained out of improper observation is apramA (invalid cognition).This is indicated by sattA, meaning existence, one of the meaning of the root from which the word Veda is derived.

Presentation: Experience gained by observations have to be presented in a proper way so that others can verify it. Ayurvedic texts have laid down guidelines for the effective presentation of technical information. The perfect technical presentation is called as a tantra.This is done with the help of tantra guNas. A good presentation is quintessential and unambiguous. This is indicated by vetti, meaning to know clearly, one of the meaning of the root from which veda is derived.

Analysis: Before attempting to verify, one has to properly understand a technical presentation. In other words, a technical presentation has to be analyzed and understood properly first. Otherwise the process of verification will be defeating its purpose. This is indicated by vichAra, meaning to analyse, one of the meaning of the root from which the Veda is derived.

Verification: Verification adds value to the knowledge and in due course of time, generates a body of knowledge that has been rigorously tested again and again. Ayurveda distinguishes between jJAna (understanding) and VijJana (experience). Ayurvedic texts say that one needs both understanding and experience and neither understanding nor experience by itself can lead to complete knowledge. Therefore the student is advised to first gain understanding by study of authoritative texts and then conform the understanding personally through the process of parIkSA (investigation). This is indicated by the word LAbha, means to obtain, one of the root from which the word Veda is derived.

Ayurveda predictions about patient’s disease conditions are based on extension of logic and sometimes pure intuition, which is beyond the logic. According to Ayurveda and yogic science there are many explanations for intuition and higher cognitive function that one has to develop. The terms like ‘Gut feeling’ and ‘intuition’ sometimes suit for metaphysical rather than neurobiological cognition. This is sometimes a powerful tool for advanced Nadi Analysis (Pulse diagnosis) in Ayurveda. Ancient Vaidya (Physician) families used Jyothisha (Astrology), Mantra Shastra (Science of Mystic sounds and cosmic vibrations) and Tantra shastra (Science of diety worship, which is nothing but focusing on personified cosmic energy principles) for supporting Ayurveda practices.

DIPLOMA IN AYURVEDA AND PANCHAKARMA THERAPY

Duration: 6 Months AYURVEDA THEORY SESSION:
  1. Introduction to Ayurveda
  2. History & Traditions
  3. Veda & Darshan
  4. Pramanas ( Tools for Knowledge )
  5. Srishti Utpathi Krama ( Sankya phylosopy of creation )
  6. Definition of Ayurveda.
  7. Moola Sidhantha – Fundamental Principles of Ayurveda
  8. Pancha Bhootha Sidhantha ( Theory of 5 Great Elements)
  9. Tridosha Sidhantha ( Theory of  3 Functional Forces )
  10. Saptha Dhatu Sidhantha ( Theory of 7 Structural aspects)
  11. Upa- Dathus ( Theory of formation of Sub-tissue elements)
  12. Tri- Mala Sidhantha  (Theory of 3 waste products)
  13. Sukshma Sareera  ( Concepts of Astral body)
  14. Yoga sareera ( Concept of Chakras & Nadis )
  15. Marma sareera ( Concepts of Vital points )
  16. Pancha Kosha ( Concepts of 5 Seaths)
  17. Srothas ( 7 channels of body)
  18. Thristhamba ( 3 pillars of human life)
  19. Koshta ( Concept of elementary tract )
  20. Agni Sidhantha  (Concept of digestive and metabolic fire )
  21. Ojas and Ama ( Concept of Vitality and Toxins )
  22. Dravya- Guna- Karma (Principles of Diet and Medicines )
  23. Dinacharya (Daily routines in Ayurveda)
  24. Rithucharya (Seasons and Seasonal routines)
  25. Vegas (Concept of natural urges)
  26. Ahara & Oushada Vidhi (Food and Food habits in Ayurveda)
  27. Purva Karma (Preparatory process of Panchakarma)
  28. PANCHAKARMA (Purification therapies in Ayurveda)
  29. Paschat Karma (Supplementary therapies in Ayurveda)

AYURVEDA  PRACTICAL  SESSION:

  1. Abyangam ( Herbal Oil massage therapy for the body)
  2. Shirodhara ( Herbal Oil therapy for the head)
  3. Taktradhara ( Herbal Decoction therpy for the head)
  4. Pizhichil ( Herbal Oil bath  therapy for the body)
  5. Swedanam ( Sudation therapy in Ayurveda)
  6. Ela Kizhi ( Bolus bag massage therapy with herbal leaves)
  7. Podi Kizhi (Bolus bag massage therapy with herbal powders)
  8. Njavara Kizhi (Bolus bag massage therapy with medicated Indian rice)
  9. Udhvarthanam ( Herbal powder massage therapy for cellulites)
  10. Marma Massage ( Vital point stimulation massage therapy)
  11. Anjana ( Making and application of collyurium )
  12. Nasya Karma ( Nasal drop instillation therapy)
  13. Kabalam & Gandoosha ( Ayurvedic mouth wash and Oral therapy)
  14. Mukhalepam ( Ayurvedic beauty therapy for face)
  15. Tharpanam ( Eye treatment in Ayurveda)
  16. Karnapooranam ( Ear treatment in Ayurveda)
  17. Raktha moksham (Leech therapy in Ayurveda)
  18. Sneha Vasti  (Medicated Oil enema therapy)
  19.  Kashaya Vasti  (decoction enema therapy)
  20.  Kadi Vasti ( Medicated Oil therapy for Lower back)
  21.  Janu Vasti (Medicated Oil therapy for Knee joints)
  22. Uro Vasti  (Medicated Oil therapy for chest)
  23. Greeva Vasti  (Medicated Oil therapy for Cervical spondylitis)
  24.  Shiro Vasti (Medicated Oil therapy for the Head region)
  25. Identification of important medicinal herbs in Ayurveda.
  26. Introduction to classical medicinal preparations available in market.

CERTIFICATE  IN AYURVEDA AND PANCHAKARMA THERAPY (APT- 1 MONTH)

Duration: 4 weeks (Available seats maximum 16 numbers)  

  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • History & Traditions
  1. Veda & Darshan
  2. Pramanas ( Tools for Knowledge )
  3. Srishti Utpathi Krama ( Sankya phylosopy of creation )
  4. Definition of Ayurveda.
  5. Moola Sidhantha – Fundamental Principles of Ayurveda
  6. Pancha Bhootha Sidhantha ( Theory of 5 Great Elements)
  7. Tridosha Sidhantha ( Theory of  3 Functional Forces )
  8. Saptha Dhatu Sidhantha ( Theory of 7 Structural aspects)
  9. Upa- Dathus ( Theory of formation of Sub-tissue elements)
  10. Tri- Mala Sidhantha  (Theory of 3 waste products)
  11. Sukshma Sareera  ( Concepts of Astral body)
  12. Yoga sareera ( Concept of Chakras & Nadis )
  13. Marma sareera ( Concepts of Vital points )
  14. Pancha Kosha ( Concepts of 5 Seaths)
  15. Srothas ( 7 channels of body)
  16. Thristhamba ( 3 pillars of human life)
  17. Koshta ( Concept of elementary tract )
  18. Agni Sidhantha  (Concept of digestive and metabolic fire )
  19. Ojas and Ama ( Concept of Vitality and Toxins )
  20. Dravya- Guna- Karma (Principles of Diet and Medicines )
  21. Dinacharya (Daily routines in Ayurveda)
  22. Rithucharya (Seasons and Seasonal routines)
  23. Vegas (Concept of natural urges)
  24. Ahara & Oushada Vidhi (Food and Food habits in Ayurveda)
  25. Purva Karma (Preparatory process of Panchakarma)
  26. PANCHAKARMA (Purification therapies in Ayurveda)
  27. Paschat Karma (Supplementary therapies in Ayurveda)

AYURVEDA  PRACTICAL  SESSION:

  • Abyangam ( Herbal Oil massage therapy for the body)
  • Shirodhara ( Herbal Oil therapy for the head)
  • Taktradhara ( Herbal Decoction therpy for the head)
  • Pizhichil ( Herbal Oil bath  therapy for the body)
  • Swedanam ( Sudation therapy in Ayurveda)
  • Ela Kizhi ( Bolus bag massage therapy with herbal leaves)
  • Podi Kizhi (Bolus bag massage therapy with herbal powders)
  • Njavara Kizhi (Bolus bag massage therapy with medicated Indian rice)
  • Udhvarthanam ( Herbal powder massage therapy for cellulites)
  • Marma Massage ( Vital point stimulation massage therapy)
  • Anjana ( Making and application of collyurium )
  • Nasya Karma ( Nasal drop instillation therapy)
  • Kabalam & Gandoosha ( Ayurvedic mouth wash and Oral therapy)
  • Mukhalepam ( Ayurvedic beauty therapy for face)
  • Tharpanam ( Eye treatment in Ayurveda)
  • Karnapooranam ( Ear treatment in Ayurveda)
  • Raktha moksham (Leech therapy in Ayurveda)
  • Sneha Vasti  (Medicated Oil enema therapy)
  • Kashaya Vasti  (decoction enema therapy)
  • Kadi Vasti ( Medicated Oil therapy for Lower back)
  • Janu Vasti (Medicated Oil therapy for Knee joints)
  • Uro Vasti  (Medicated Oil therapy for chest)
  • Greeva Vasti  (Medicated Oil therapy for Cervical spondylitis)
  • Shiro Vasti (Medicated Oil therapy for the Head region)
  • Identification of important medicinal herbs in Ayurveda.
  • Introduction to classical medicinal preparations available in market.

CERTIFICATE IN AYURVEDIC BEAUTY THERAPY

(Duration 2 weeks / 3 weeks)

A unique course that  explains various aspects of Ayurvedic Beauty Care methods according to ancient classical text books and traditional practices using ingredients of pure herbal and mineral origin. Program covers various face, body and hair treatment methods which can be used affectively in treating various beauty related issues.

THEORY & PRACTICAL SESSION INCLUDES:
A) Scalp treatments: Dandruff, Scalp psoriasis and Sebbhoric dermatitis treatments.
B) Hair Treatments: Premature greying, Hair fall, Alopacia and Henna treatments
C) Face treatments : Herbal Facials,Scrubs, Face packs and Face steams 
D) Nose treatments :Deviated Nasal septum (DNS), Nasal polyp, Rhinitis and Nasya
E) Eye treatments: Anjana, Akshi Dhara and Tharpana
F) Body treatments: Ayurveda Abyanga, Udhwarthanam, Podi kizhi, Body Navara Wrap 
G) MIND treatments: Beauty mantra chants.

CERTIFICATE IN AYURVEDIC DIET AND INDIAN CULINARY ART

 (ADCA - 2 weeks / 3 weeks)
AYURVEDA THEORY SESSION:

  • Concept of AGNI
  • Agni and human body
  • Classification of Agni
  • Importants of Jataragni
  •  Agni and Ama
  • Agni and Dhathus
  • Diet for Doshas
  • Pathya and Apathya in diseases
  • Tantric secret of Diet and Dieties in Ayurveda
  • Vedic secrets of Diet and food habits

AYURVEDA PRACTICAL SESSION:

  • Dosa : Sada Dosa, Goduma Dosa and Navadanya dosa.
  • Chapatis: Goduma Chapati, Herbal Chapathi and Masala Chapati.
  • Upmas: Rava Upma, Oats Upma, Idly Upma.
  • Idlys: Rice Idly, Rava Idly.
  • Puttu: Carrot Puttu, Beetroot Puttu, Tulasi Puttu and Raggi Puttu.
  • Idiyappam or Noolputtu : Carrot, Beetroot and Raggi Idiyappam.
  • Kozhukatta: Rice Modhaka, Jaggery Modaka and Kadubu.
  • Elayada: Steam bread made in Banana leaf.
  • Kichadis and Pulavus (Traditional rice preparations)
  • Curries: Sambar, Moru Kachiyathu, Rasam
  • Side Dishes: Aviyal, Cabbage thoran and Payaru thoran
  • Payasam: Semiya payasam, Cherupayar payasam
  • Juices: Weight loss juice
  • Tea and Coffee: Triphala Tea, Triphala Coffee, Tulasi Ginger tea, Detox tea.
  • Herbal drinks: Ajamodaka water, Dahashamini water, Ama burning water.

CERTIFICATE IN YOGA, AYURVEDIC COOKERY AND BEAUTY THERAPY   

(YCBT - 2weeks / 3weeks) THEORY & PRACTICAL SESSION INCLUDES:
  • Scalp and Hair Treatments
  • Face and Beauty treatments
  • Eye and Nose Treatments
  • Body and Mind Treatments
  • Concept of Agni and Ama
  • Concept of Diet in Ayurveda
  • Concept of Food and Drink intake
  • Ayurvedic Recipes and Cookery
  • Concept of Yogic body
  • Concept of Ayurvedic body
  • Concept of Yogic principles
  • Asana, Meditation and Pranayama

CERTIFICATE IN AYURVEDA DAIVAVYAPASRAYA TREATMENT

(Magico- Religious treatments in Ayurveda)

(ADT - 2 weeks/ 3 weeks)
  • Introduction to Mantra Sadhana (Dhanvantari and Devi).
  • Power of meditation and prayer.
  • Deeksha (Initiation to Tantra Sadhana).
  • Pooja performance (offering to God).
  • How to perform a Homam /yagna.
  • Tantric chants to cure diseases.
  • Energy healing through ancient Tantra sadhana.
  • Tantra Sadhana told in Vignana Bhairava Tantra.

CERTIFICATE IN HATAYOGA AND MEDITATION [Basics]

(DHYB – 3 weeks / 1 Month)
(NB: Students who come for Ayurvedic studies can undergo yoga course in parallel)
Theory session:

  • Yoga sareera ( Concept of Chakras & Nadis )
  • Marma sareera ( Concepts of Vital points )
  • Pancha Kosha ( Cocepts of 5 Seaths)
  • Prana and Pranayama
  • Concept of Pancha Prana
  • Concept of mind, body and soul.
  • Purpose of Human life.

Practical Session:

  • 14 Basic Asanas:
    • Padmasana (Lotus)
    • Sirshasana  (Head Stand)
    • Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand)
    • Halasana (Plough)
    • Matsyasana (Fish)
    • Paschimothanasana (Sitting forward bend)
    • Bhujangasana (Cobra pose)
    • Shalabhasana (Locust)
    • Dhanurasana (Bow)
    • Ardha Matsyendrasana (Spinal twist)
    • Mayurasana (Peacock)
    • Padahasthasana (Standing forward bend)
    • Trikonasana (Tringle pose)
    • Shavasana (Corpus)
  • PRANAYAMAS:
    • Nadi Shuddhi
    • Sheethali
    • Sheetkari
  • SURYA NAMASKARA (Sun Salutation)
    • Meditation Sessions
    • Pranayamas
    • Meditation
    • Samyama
    • Samadhi
    • Yoga Siddhis

Certificate in Hatayoga and Meditation [Advanced]

(DHYA – 3 weeks / 1 Month)
Includes BASIC Yoga techniques and advance Asana, Pranayama and Meditation practices.

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