Ayurveda Basics: Concepts and disease factors

Study the "knowledge of life

Ayurveda, the knowledge of life to study is an immersion in the holistic aspects of the philosophy, anatomy, physiology and disease theory of traditional medicine of India. Ayurvedic science is not only presented from its classical side of ancient Indian thought, but also in modern form for integration into everyday life.

Using a wealth of examples, basic Ayurvedic knowledge of doshas, dhatus, srotas, agni, malas and other aspects of the terminology is conveyed in a lively manner, always with a practical reference to your own life situation.
Learn to look at life from an Ayurvedic perspective and thus gain a new approach to health, disease and yourself.

The basic course is the basis for further training at the European Academy of Ayurveda. It consists of two parts, "Concepts and Factors of Disease (CBD)" and "Constitution and Healing (CBH)", which provide you with knowledge and orientation for your further path with Ayurveda. Comprehensive accompanying material completes the professional teaching.

The basic course includes comprehensive accompanying material. It provides in-depth knowledge and orientation for your further path with Ayurveda.

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- Introduction to the history and philosophy of Ayurveda
- Essential features and literature of Ayurveda
- Traditional Ayurvedic medicine versus modern science
- Five elements (panca-mahabhuta)
- Nature of man: Differentiation of body, mind and spirit
- Introduction to the anatomy and physiology of Ayurveda
- Functional components: doshas (classification, properties, functions, seats) and agnis (classification, function, states)
- Structural components: dhatus, upadhatus , malas and srotas
- Process of tissue formation (dhatu-parinama)
- Definition of health (svastha)
- Causes (hetu) of health and physical and mental diseases
- Process of etiopathogenesis (samprapti)
- Stages of etiopathogenesis (six kriyakala)

For whom?

This seminar is suitable for all interested in Ayurveda


Dr. Shivenarain Gupta Porträt
Dr. Shivenarain Gupta
Prof Dr. Martin Mittwede
Dr. Martin Mittwede
Porträt Oliver Becker
Oliver Becker

Price info

Seminar fee from € 520

Please note the price information at the respective module dates.

plus room and board - only for attendance dates in Birstein

On the campus of the European Academy of Ayurveda there are guest houses available. For your overnight stay during the training you can choose from rooms of different categories. Ayurvedic full board from our organic kitchen is included in the room price.

Final payment

By invoice: Due 14 days before the start of the seminar

List of lessons in the e-Academy online seminar

Learn where and when you want! That is the motto of our eAcademy modules. Based on a diversified eMagazine, they allow you to learn the different contents in a playful way. Various videos, audios and a knowledge database, let you dive deep into the topics. It will be exciting!

At the end, you'll know just as much - and maybe even a little more - than you would if you attended a classroom event. That's because we've included some videos from our symposium fund as bonus material in this online training. And with the help of a learning check, you can test and secure your new knowledge and acquired skills.

Table of contents of the e-Seminar

1 - The main features of Ayurveda
- What is Ayurveda?
- Basic features of Ayurveda
- Microcosm & Macrocosm - the Mahabhutas
- The classical scriptures of Ayurveda

2 - The concept of man in Ayurveda - body, mind and soul
- The cycle of life
- Body, Mind and Soul in Ayurveda
- The Origin of Life - Process of Creation

3 - Functional Components of the Body
- The Doshas
- Doshas and their Disorders
- Agni, the Digestive Fire
- Agni and its Disorders
- Ama, undigested metabolic residues

4 - Structural components of the body
- The dhatus and upadhatus
- Dhatu-Parinama
- Dysfunctions of the dhatus
- The srotas and their disorders
- Malas - excretory products
- Ojas - substantial life essence

5 - Health and disease in Ayurveda
- Roga - diseases ayurvedically classified
- Svastha - definition of health
- Hetu - causes of disease
- Samprati - from health to disease
- Kriyakala - 6 stages of disease

- Module Learning Check

Learning Check

This seminar concludes with a learning check in our digital eAcademy platform. Using multiple choice questions, you check whether you have achieved the learning objectives of this course. You can take the learning check up to three times and with at least 70% correct answers you have passed.

After the successful learning check, you will reap the fruits of your labor: Your certificate of participation will be sent to you by email and is also available for you to download from the learning platform.

At a glance

Required previous knowledge:

3 Days 45 learning hrs of which 22,5 hrs presence
3 Days 45 learning hrs of which 22,5 hrs live-webinar
30 Lessons 45 learning hrs of which 5 hrs live-webinar

from € 520
Plus board and lodging if applicable

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