• Ayurveda – The Science of Life

Ayurveda – The Science of Life

Four-week online courses

With Vaidya Sreelal Sankar and Vaidya Poornima Sreelal,
Ayurveda experts from Kerala, India


For newcomers, enthusiasts and medical practitioners.



4-week online educational courses in four levels

Saturdays, 9 – 10:30 am (Central European Time)

Level I:30 January – 20 February 2021
Level II:27 February – 20 March 2021
Level III:27 March – 17 April 2021
Level IV:24 April – 15 May 2021


Vaidya Sreelal Sankar

Dr. Sreelal Sankar was born in a traditional Ayurveda practitioner’s family in Kerala. Apart from clinical practice, because of his analytical approach, he’s interested in applying IT in Ayurveda. He did his post-graduate work in bioinformatics.

Vaidya Poornima Sreelal

Dr. Poornima Sreelal is a leading Ayurvedic dietary consultant. She comes from a traditional healer’s family. After her graduation in Ayurveda, she specialized in Clinical nutrition and dietetics. She works on applied nutrition for curative purposes.


Level I “Introduction”

For newcomers and those who would like to follow a complete introduction to Ayurveda.
Sat. 30 January: “Understanding the Fundamentals of Ayurveda principles”

  • Five elements and Body Constitution (Dosha concepts)
  • The core concepts of Ayurvedic physiology
  • Factors determining body types right from conception.

Sat. 6 February: “Sara Purusha – tissue type classification”

  • Overview and understanding tissue types

Sat. 13 February: “The natural rhythm of Doshas”

  • Biological rhythm and the Doshas
  • Optimise your activities and the Doshas

Sat. 20 February: “Ayurvedic dietetics”

  • Basic rules in Ayurvedic dietetics.
  • The “What”, “when”, “how” and “how much” of eating.


Level II “Understanding diseases”

For those who have completed Level I or attended some courses in Ayurveda or underwent some Ayurveda treatments


Sat. 27 February: “Balance and imbalance of the Doshas”

  • Signs of balanced and imbalanced Doshas
  • Fundamental Factors influencing Dosha imbalances
  • Causes for dosha imbalances


Sat. 6 March: “Dhathu – the functional unit of the body”

  • Balance and imbalance of Dhatus


Sat. 13 March: “Toxin build up and elimination”

  • Mala – waste products in the body.
  • Ama – the accumulated toxins
  • Symptoms of Ama


Sat. 20 March: “Ayurveda Home remedies for Dosha-dhathu-mala dysfunctions”

  • Improving Dhathu dysfunctions and toxin build up


Level III “Management of common diseases”

For those who have completed Level II or are well versed in principles of Ayurveda or western medicine and who are interested to know more about specific disease conditions.


Sat. 27 March: “Roga Nidana – Diseases its causes and formation (I)”

  • Nidana – Specific causes of Dosha imbalances


Sat. 3 April: “Roga Nidana – Diseases its causes and formation (II)”

  • Samprapthi – The Ayurvedic pathophysiology


Sat. 10 April: “Managing the metabolic disorders (I)”

  • The Ayurvedic perspective on common metabolic disorders
  • Sthoulya – An Ayurvedic perspective on Metabolic Syndrome X, Lipid metabolism disorders.


Sat. 17 April: “Managing the metabolic syndrome (II)”

  • Shosha – An Ayurvedic view on the Wasting syndrome.


Level IV “Managing common diseases”

For those who have completed Level III or are well versed in principles of Ayurveda or western medicine.


Sat. 24 April: “Inflammatory diseases (I)”

  • Grahani – Ayurvedic perspective on inflammatory bowel Diseases


Sat. 1 May: “Inflammatory diseases (II)”

  • Kushta – An Ayurvedic approach to manage inflammatory skin diseases.


Sat. 8 May: “Rheumatic diseases (I)”

  • Vata Raktha: Explaining Rheumatoid arthritis


Sat. 15 May: “Rheumatic diseases (II)”

  • Amavata treatment: Ayurvedic perspective on Rheumatic Fever In line with  principles.