The Pune Gurukula Program
2 November – 11 December 2015

bulletWant to deepen, embody and practice an Ayurvedic lifestyle while studying with Vasant Lad in a clinical setting in India?

bulletWant to observe how Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc, Ayurvedic Physician, works with each client uniquely, how knowledge and experience are applied in a consultation and acquire more in-depth information from lectures?

bullletUp for enhancing your Ayurvedic studies in a traditional, intimate and personal setting?

The Pune Gurukula Program is your chance for a transformative 6-week experience of living Ayurveda with Vasant Lad in his home country of India. This program offers lecture, clinical and experiential components in a supportive environment for those ready to further integrate Ayurveda into their personal lives and build confidence in their clinical practices.

Examples of what to expect in this program

bulletAn intimate living, lecture and clinical settings with Vasant Lad and his team in his homeland of India
bulletSupport for strengthening your daily routines including your meditation, mantra, pranayama and asana practices
bulletAn opportunity to experience the power of daily agnihotra
bulletLearning about and practicing Ayurvedic therapies
bulletOpportunities to give your time to the center community and free clinic
bulletA personal consultation from Vasant Lad, MASc
bulletExcursions to embrace the Ayurvedic and Indian culture
bulletA living environment built to Western standards


Usha and Vasant Lad, MASc, in India
Usha and Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc, in India


Students at the Vasanta Institute of Ayurveda in Manjari, India

Vasant Lad, MASc, treating patients (below)

  Students at Vasanta Institute of Ayurveda (above)

Dr. Lad working with clients in India

General Program Information

The program is from November 2 to December 11, 2015.

Previous study of Ayurveda is required and each applicant’s experience is considered on an individual basis during the interview.

Total cost of tuition and room and board (excluding application fee and travel expenses to the center) is $4361 USD.

Interested students should contact the Registrar at 505-291-9698, Extension 126 or registrar(at) for more information and application deadlines.

The Ayurvedic Institute reserves the right to change curriculum as needed.


The Vasanta Institute of Ayurveda at Manjari

Participants of the Pune Gurukula Program reside at our new Vasanta Institute of Ayurveda. The center is about a one-hour drive from Pune, India. It accommodates 16 students, in double-occupancy rooms. Each room has a private bathroom that is shared with a roommate.

Puja Ceremony in Pune, India
Puja Ceremony in Pune, India

Details about the center and photos are here.

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