Chikitsa

– Week 2 –

Please read: 

Please read the preliminary reading before watching the lecture videos.  We have included both last term’s lecture with Marek and the last 33 minutes of this term’s lecture with Dr. Poilan as only part of this week’s lecture recorded.  

 

 

Preliminary Reading:

Textbook of Ayurveda Vol.3

 Ch.1, pg. 1-31: Introduction

Ch. 4, pg. 61-86: Ahara Chikitsa

 

Dr. Poilan’s Lecture Notes

 

Lesson Recording:

Homework/Challenge:

Assess a personal condition or imbalance and design a diet-only treatment plan for it and write about your experience.  The imbalance can be something as simple or complex as you like, just be mindful that you will have less than one week to implement your treatment plan and write about the results.  Please include:

– Your prakruti, vikruti, agni type, symptoms, doshas, gunas, and possible dhatus that are involved,

– A description of your experience, and

– The outcome.

The due date for this assignment is September 22nd.

All papers must follow the homework submission guidelines to receive credit.

 

 

Next week’s preliminary reading + worksheet

The Textbook of Ayurveda, Vol. 3

Chapter 5, pg. 89-130: Vihara Chikitsa

 

Dr. Poilan’s Lecture Notes (to read as you follow along with next week’s lecture)

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