Psychology in Ayurveda & Counseling (Satwavajaya)
This course is designed to provide a deeper understanding of Ayurvedic concepts of Mind and their functionalities.
Students will learn how the mind comes into existence, elements that contribute to its manifestation of the mind, and the role of the subtle body.
Three qualities Satva, Rajah, and Tamas and their influence of the state of mind and creating one’s reality will be discussed.
Students will also learn how the mind can self-regulate and regulate the sense organs. Information regarding the mind and its function as documented in Sankhya and yogic philosophies will also be explained. Aspects of the mind including intellect, memory, and willpower, and their role in every action will be highlighted. The ego and its relation to the mind and the role of the soul will be discussed.
Introduction to methodologies such as Meditation, Aromatherapy, and Mantra will also be discussed.