Story of Disease I

20-Hour Course

Course Overview

Delve into the fascinating intricacies of Ayurvedic pathology with our comprehensive course, offering indispensable insights into disease structure, pathogenesis analysis, and innovative solution development rooted in Ayurveda. Immerse yourself in a thorough exploration of Ayurvedic pathology, focusing on understanding various disease states and mastering strategies to restore equilibrium in later stages. Uncover the transformative potential of rasayana therapies, seamlessly integrating ancient Ayurvedic wisdom with modern health practices.

This course stands as a cornerstone in a dynamic three-part series, designed for flexibility and independence. Unlike traditional linear progression, our series allows you to tailor your learning journey, enabling enrollment in this Ayurvedic pathology course without prerequisites from the other two parts. This course series empowers you with a robust skill set in Ayurvedic health and wellness. Elevate your proficiency in Ayurvedic disease analysis and embark on a personalized educational adventure that transcends boundaries, preparing you to contribute meaningfully to the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare.



  • Introduction to Ayurvedic Pathology
  • Therapeutic Objectives and Actions in Ayurvedic Pathology
  • Study of Diet and Lifestyle in Pathology
  • Case Strategy and Therapy Overview in Ayurvedic Treatment
  • Approaches to Pathology: Prakruti, Vikṛuti, and Disease
  • Pathology in the American Lifestyle
  • Clinical Familiarity with Common Lifestyle Imbalances
  • Pathology Treatments/Procedures (Approx. 40 Covered)
  • Pathology Planning and Execution
  • Treatment Plans from an Ayurvedic Perspective
  • Ayurvedic Pathology Nomenclature, Methodology, and Procedures
  • Systems and Their Pathologies in Ayurvedic Model
  • Application of Ayurvedic Therapeutic Procedures

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Learning Experience

Participate in a dynamic live 2-hour lesson each week via Zoom, or conveniently access the recording to watch at your convience. Each lesson comes complete with downloadable slides and a host of valuable resources designed to enrich your learning journey. As part of the course, engage in a comprehensive midterm and final exam, meticulously crafted to gauge and elevate your overall learning experience.


April 15 – June 24, 2024

This class meets each Monday from 5:00 to 7:00 pm EST (excluding school holidays).

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Your Teacher, Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa, A.D., D.N.-C, R.H.

Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa, affectionately known as “KP,” is a distinguished practitioner with a rich tapestry of over five decades in holistic medicine. Renowned as one of the foremost natural healing experts in North America, Khalsa’s extensive experience and expertise have made an indelible mark on the field.

Khalsa’s leadership spans numerous prestigious roles, including President Emeritus of the American Herbalists Guild and Director Emeritus of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association. His influence extends far beyond these positions, as he is a highly respected teacher, prolific writer, and captivating lecturer. His dedication to promoting holistic wellness has touched countless lives, and his wealth of knowledge continues to inspire and educate the next generation of healers.