Founded in 1998 the European Institute of Vedic Studies exists for the educational development of ancient Indian sciences.
On this web site you can learn about Ayurvedic E-Learning program, consultations, ayurvedic organic products formulas, training, courses, books, publications etc
Anatomy and Physiology in Ayurveda (Vol 1)Anatomy and physiology in Ayurveda are based on the body’s function rather than structure. Eventually both are of equal importance. Nevertheless, this fundamental difference is primary in understanding the logic of Ayurvedic medicine as a whole. This textbook is written for the Western student of Ayurveda who lacks the cultural context of India – the context that views the body, and creation in general, functionally. [ Read more ]» All our books » Turiya publications
There will NOT be personal advise on health as Ayurveda cannot be done by phone, by mail or even internet. The importance of seeing the patient and studying the pathology is the most important thing. Otherwise any so called advise is just symptomatic and not really Ayurveda which treats dosha as the cause of pathology (CS, Su Ch 1.57)
Rajas and Tamas
Student question : The best way to balance Tamas and Rajas is to avoid tamasic and rajasic lifestyle ? Like trying to be sattvic in lifestyle and eat sattvic food, isn’t there an (...)
This concept in Ayurveda is sometimes called the law of adaptation or habituation.
Sugar suppresses the immune system
Question: "The consumption of 100 grams of sugar effectively suppresses the immune system for 6 to 7 hours." Is this true for all types of sugar (including honey), or just refined (...)
As you can see we have a new website, please be patient as we re-build the English site.
I will be writing more and more on the blog as soon as we finish the transfer of all data onto (...)
Seva means selfless service
Seva is a great idea in that it is meant to indicate the service of humanity for no personal gain - mental or physical. In practice 99% of people who are "doing Seva" are doing it for (...)
After childbirth - recovering normal health
There is a typical kind of problem that manifests with women after childbirth. This syndrome gets more and more aggravated after each birth and causes a number of problems - this is all (...)
Why is it bad to work?
Well it isn’t really unless you over do it. Although it certainly feels bad to work this is mainly because we do not like what we do. Finding an enjoyable work, such as mattress testing, (...)
Why is it bad to work at night?
Why is it bad to work at night? Many artists or other people find it a good time to work, and many people such as nurses are required to work at night.
In answer to your questions: (...)
What is a Dosha really?
Dear Atreya, Everybody, speaks and writes about the Dosha, with some details, their qualities, their location and others details. My question is: What is a Dosha really?
Response from (...)
Moving Ayurveda forward in Europe
In order to move Ayurveda forward in Europe it is important to define what kind of Ayurveda we want to present to West.
Wellness (relaxation, stress reduction, feel good, etc.) (...)
I have been thinking about evolution a lot these last months - with the winter sales underway of course we buy new clothes that don’t fit...... Why are all the sleeves too long now? For (...)
Just finished teaching a good session in the United Kingdom with my students there (written in 2007). Aside from my lack of stamina the course went well. I am very positive about (...)
eMail: contact (at) atreya.com
Area of activity: School for ayurveda practitioner trainings, massage ayurveda, massage ayurvedic, nutrition ayurveda, nutrition ayurvedic, phototherapy ayurvedic. Workshops, trainings, courses, books, distance learning, and courses by correspondence in Ayurveda