Ayurveda Basis for Physicians - Concepts and Factors of Disease

This Ayurveda basic course is the foundation of any medical-therapeutic oriented training at the European Academy of Ayurveda. This module is especially designed for medical practitioners and focuses on the use of Ayurveda in European (medical) practices....

The seminar gives an overview of the Ayurvedic teachings. You will get to know Ayurveda from its classical side and will be introduced to ancient Indian thought.

By means of a wealth of examples, the basic course establishes the practical reference to our life situation and points out outdated concepts in our everyday life. Besides the theoretical basics, the seminar also offers important practical information. Thus, you will learn the Ayurvedic determination of constitution, health-preserving measures and get an introduction to diagnostic procedures and food science.

The basic course for physicians contains additional content that addresses the integration of Ayurveda into modern medicine.

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- Introduction to the history, philosophy, essential features and literature of Ayurveda
- constitution of man: Differentiation of body, mind and spirit
- introduction to anatomy and physiology of Ayurveda:
- five elements (panca-mahabhuta)
- 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)
- health and disease in Ayurveda:
- Definition of Health (svastha)
- Causes (hetu) of Health
- Causes (hetu) of Physical and Mental Diseases
- Process of Etiopathogenesis (samprapti)
- Stages of Etiopathogenesis (six kriyakala)

Additional content in the Basic Medical Course:
- Live eWorkshop: Integration of Ayurveda into Modern Medicine
- eCourse "Practical Examples for Physicians": Ayurvedic Pathogenesis (Kriyakala) in the everyday practice of conventional medicine
- Smart Learning (online): The roots of Ayurveda - the classical texts and Sanskrit.

For whom?

This seminar was developed as an introduction to Ayurvedic medicine and is aimed specifically at people who already have extensive medical knowledge, especially
- doctors and physicians
- Heilpraktiker*innen
* pharmacists*innen
* nurses*innen
and members of other health professions.


Dr. Shivenarain Gupta Porträt
Prof. Dr. Shivenarain Gupta

Price info

Seminar fee from € 625

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

CME points

As a physician, you can earn CME points for this module so far (as of 2021, a renewed application is underway).

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
33 Lessons 45 learning hrs of which 8 hrs live-webinar

from € 625
Plus board and lodging if applicable

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