The Ayurveda Home Study Course, by Dr. Robert Svoboda, BAMS, is a 12 week, non-credit introductory course on Ayurveda and begins on the first of every month starting June 1. This at-home study course is a complement to Vasant Lad’s book, Ayurveda, the Science of Self-Healing. The course covers basic Ayurvedic principles and philosophy and introduces a new way of thinking about health and disease.
The Ayurveda Home Study Course, by Dr. Robert Svoboda, BAMS, is a companion to Vasant Lad’s book, Ayurveda, the Science of Self-Healing, which may be ordered separately. It is an introduction not only to Ayurvedic principles and philosophy but also to a new way of thinking about health and disease.
The book, Lessons and Lectures on Ayurveda by Robert E. Svoboda, BAMS,consists of twelve individual lessons covering the fundamental principles and practical application of Ayurveda. Study materials with the course include almost 3 hours of audio lecture series by Dr. Svoboda, a copy of his book, The Hidden Secret of Ayurveda, and a recorded pronunciation guide of Sanskrit terms.
It is recommended that students also purchase Ayurveda, the Science of Self-Healing by Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc as there are references throughout the course to this text. (Cost is $10.95.)
Robert E. Svoboda
Robert E. Svoboda is the first Westerner ever to graduate
from a college of Ayurveda and be licensed to practice Ayurveda
in India. During and after his formal Ayurvedic training his
mentor, the Aghori Vimalananda, tutored him in Ayurveda, Yoga,
Jyotish, Tantra and other forms of classical Indian lore.
After moving to India in 1973, he lived there for more than
a decade. Since 1985 he has continued to spend many months
of each year there and in other lands.
The author of a dozen books, he serves as Adjunct Faculty
for the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque and for Bastyr
University in Seattle.For
more information about Dr. Svoboda, visit his website.