Introduction to Ayurveda Kriya Sharira

Ayurveda Kriya Sharira (Workings of Mind, Body and Spirit)AC105 50 Hrs/18 Lessons
Pre-requisites: AC101

Synopsis
The student shall be able to list, explain and understand the workings of the body, mind, and spirit (Sharira Rachna) including 7 Tissues or dhatus, upadhatus, and srotas.

Students will also learn about imbalances associated with dosha and dhatu interplay, the increase or decrease of dhatus.

LESSON OUTLINE
Lesson 1 Three stages of digestion and creation of Dhatus
Lesson 2 Overview of 7 Dhatus, Sub Dhatus, Mala, Secondary Dhatus Lesson 3 Rasa Dhatu and Rasavaha Srotas: Lymphatic System
Lesson 4 (Introduction to) Raktachapa (Hypertension) and Cardiovascular system
Lesson 5 Imbalances of Skin, Artavavaha Srotas, Stanyavaha srotas: Reproductive System and Lactiferous Ducts
Lesson 6 Rakta Dhatu and Raktavaha Srotas: Pandu (Anemia)
Lesson 7 Spleen and Liver
Lesson 8 Mamsa Dhatu and Mamsavaha Srotas, Anatomy of Musculoskeletal system, Meda dhatu and Medavaha Srotas; Kidneys and Omentum
Lesson 9 Asthi Dhatu and Asthivaha srotas: Bones, Bone Marrow
Lesson 10 Majja Dhatu and Majjavha srotas; Endocrine and Nervous System
Lesson 11- Shukra dhatu and Shukravaha Srotas; Reproductive and Uro Genital system
Lesson 12- Disorders of Prana, Ojas, and Tejas; Concept of Immunity Lesson 13 Pranavaha, Svedavaha, Purishavaha, and Udakavaha Srotas; Respiratory and Kidneys
Lesson 14 Dusthi and 4 types of imbalances in Srotas
Lesson 15 Imbalances associated with all dhatus- part1
Lesson 16 Imbalances associated with all dhatus- part2
Lesson 17 Ayurvedic Support for dhatu and srota imbalances
Lesson 18 (Mock) Client Encounters

Total
Lessons: 25
Grades; 70% to Pass
Essays, articles, and Discussions- 40%
Final Quizzes-50%
Mock Client Encounters- 10%