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Ayu Sutra Program

Ayu Sutra, the 7 day Orientation Program on Sutra Sthana of Ashtanga Hrdaya was conducted at the Ayurvedic Trust from 04th Mar to 11th Mar 2012. The program was attended by 13 Ayurvedic students from different Colleges in India, who were selected after meticulous screening through telephonic interview.

The entire program was covered in about 65 hours with 9 hours for chanting and roughly 28 hours for theory and practical sessions.

Eminent personalities of Ayurveda like Dr. Vasudevan Namboodiri, Dr. Murali Raghavan, Dr. Prasad, Sri. Brahmadattan Namboodiri, Dr. A. N. N. Nambi, Dr. S. Gopa Kumar and Dr. P. Ram Manohar were amongst the resource persons who conducted the program. 

The program started with Dhanvantari Homam. There was Archana of Lord Dhanvantari everyday followed by chanting of two chapters of Sutra Sthana of Ashtanga Hridayam. Totally, 14 chapters were chanted in the course of seven days. The program also consisted of Meet the Acharya Sessions, Discussions on the structure of the Sutra Sthana, interactive sessions on Diet, Formulations, Therapies and Surgery. Hands on training was provided on Diet, Drug identification, Pharmacy, Therapies and Surgical Procedures. Patient interaction sessions were also conducted. The highlight of the program was the Ayuprashnamancha - a multimedia quiz program conducted by Dr. Gopakumar.

Ayu Sutra Program