BLOCK 2: THE MIND, ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
6. AYURVEDA AND MIND:
– Subtle anatomy of the mind.
-Partes of the mind (Buddhi, Chitta, Manas, Ahamkhara).
– Mental forms of the doshas (PRANA, TEXAS, EYES). -Doshas and mind.
– Mental constitution (Sattvic mind).
-Meditation, Yoga, Pranayana.
7. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY:
-Dathus concept (7 tissues: lymph, blood, adipose tissue, muscles, bones, marrow, reproductive cells).
-Concept of bad (waste).
-Concept of Ama (toxins).
-Concept of Agni (digestive fire, key to health and disease).
– Forms of Agni.
– Care of digestion.
– Stages of digestion.
– States of Agni.
– Treatment of disturbances of Agni.
-Concept of Srotas (body channels).
-Types of channels, importance of their good condition and use.
-Points Marma (energy) Definition, location and types.
-Structure and importance of the skin.
8. AYURVEDIC APPROACH OF HEALTH:
-Concept of balance and imbalance.
-Ayurvedic regime for optimal health.
-Differences in the concepts of health- disease between allopathic medicine and Ayurvedic medicine.
-Causes of the disease: Erroneous uses of body-mind-speech, misuse of the senses, abuse, and the effect of time.
-Stages of the disease:
-Weak digestive fire.
-Formulation of toxins.
– Loss of tissue resistance.
-Agraving of the doshas.
-Location and rootedness of the disease.