2019-2020 Course Catalog 
  
    Jul 12, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog
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GSA 547E - History of Ayurveda


Credit(s): 2.00

This course studies the rich history and evolution of the ancient science of Ayurveda. The course examines Ayurveda as the part of Atharvaveda and its various traditional schools. The impact of the prevailing six philosophies (‘shad darshana’) on the cosmology of Ayurveda is examined. An overview will show how Ayurveda spread in the West, and the subsequent globalization of Ayurveda. Students learn the national and international popular journals, as well as various activities of the World Health Organization (WHO) and other organizations for promotion of Ayurveda. Finally, how Ayurveda fits into career opportunities with respect to research, scope of work, and opportunities is discussed.



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