COURSE 02: HIAAYU2 – Historical and Philosophical background of Ayurveda

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Diploma of Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultation HLT52615

Total number of units – 18

  1. HLTAYV001 Develop Ayurvedic practice
  2. HLTAYV002 Make Ayurvedic lifestyle assessments
  3. HLTAYV003 Provide Ayurvedic bodywork therapies
  4. HLTAYV004 Provide Ayurvedic lifestyle advice
  5. HLTAYV005 Provide advice on Ayurvedic nutrition
  6. HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  7. HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
  8. HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
  9. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  10. CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
  11. CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
  12. BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
  13. CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  14. CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
  15. CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  16. CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
  17. CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  18. HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid


You will be required to attend the HIA Gold Coast campus on 4 occasions, to complete your practical training, which includes; Abhyanga, Kati basti, Shirodhara and conducting Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultations.

  1. Three-day practical training – Abhyanga (massage). Gold Coast campus
  2. Three-day practical training – Kati basti and Shirodhara. Gold Coast campus
  3. Seven-day retreat – Nirvana Wellbeing retreat. Gold Coast
  4. Seven-day practicum – Ayurvedic consultations / treatments / assessment. Gold Coast campus

Table of Contents

LESSON 2.1            Spirituality and Religion in India
Topic 2.1.1                  Knowledge (Veda)
Topic 2.1.2                  The Four Vedas
Topic 2.1.3                  Nastika and Astika
Topic 2.1.4                  Charvaka system of philosophy (Nastika)
Topic 2.1.5                  Jainism system of philosophy (Nastika)
Topic 2.1.6                  Buddhism system of philosophy (Nastika)

LESSON 2.2            Six Systems of Philosophy (Shad Darshanas)
Topic 2.2.1                  Shad Darshanas
Topic 2.2.2                  Nyaya
Topic 2.2.3                  Vaisheshika
Topic 2.2.4                  Samkhya
Topic 2.2.5                  Yoga
Topic 2.2.6                  Vedanta
Topic 2.2.7                  Mimamsa
Topic 2.2.8                  Ayurvedic Viewpoint

LESSON 2.3            Evolution of Ayurveda
Topic 2.3.1                  The creation Theory (Panchamahabhuta Siddhanta)
Topic 2.3.2                  Evolution of universe (Samkhya)
Topic 2.3.3                  Evolution of Ayurveda (Ayurvedavatarana)
Topic 2.3.4                  Summery of Ayurvedic Evolution of Ayurveda

LESSON 2.4             Ayurvedic Luminaries
Topic 2.4.1                   Divodas Dhanvantari: Father of the science of life
Topic 2.4.2                  Charaka Acharaya: Charaka-Samhita
Topic 2.4.3                  Sushruta Acharya: The father of plastic surgery (600 BC)
Topic 2.4.4                  Nagarjuna: Father of pharmacology (129–185 AD)
Topic 2.4.5                  Vagbhatacharya: Astangha (300-400 AD)
Topic 2.4.6                  Jeevakacharya: Father of paediatrics

LESSON 2.5             Literary Origins
Topic 2.5.1                   Literary references to Ayurveda
Topic 2.5.2                  Classical texts of Ayurveda
Topic 2.5.3                  References to Ayurveda in the Vedas
Topic 2.5.4                  Charaka Samahita
Topic 2.5.5                  Sushruta Samahita
Topic 2.5.6                  Ashtanga Samgraha and Ashtanga Hrudaya

LESSON 2.6             Assessment
Topic 2.6.1                   Audio Lecture 2 – Dr Swapnil BAMS
Topic 2.6.2                  Audio Lecture 1 – Dr Shilpi BAMS
Topic 2.6.3                  Assignment
Topic 2.6.4                  Exam



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