Dr. Sharma's well-being offering is a comprehensive course on therapeutic eating, focusing on Ayurvedic principles. Particpipants will learn about the gunas or qualities associated with different foods, including their heating, cooling, light, and heavy attributes. They will understand the effects of these qualities on their doshas and how to align their food choices accordingly. The course also covers the concept of rasa or taste and its impact on the body. Through this course, clients will gain in-depth knowledge of individual foods and herbs and how they relate to the principles, enabling them to make informed dietary decisions.
Benefits of this insight
By adopting the principles taught in this course, individuals can cultivate a deeper connection with their bodies and practice mindful eating. They will learn to observe how different foods affect them personally, leading to increased energy levels which build up inner radiance and shine.
Incorporating in my life
To practice therapeutic eating in a routine manner, individuals should cultivate self-awareness and mindfulness when it comes to their food choices. They can start by observing the qualities of different foods, such as whether they are heating, cooling, light, or heavy, and understand how these qualities may affect their specific constitution. By aligning food choices with their body type and current health condition, individuals can optimize their wellbeing.
About the specialist
Dr Vibhor Sharma is a renowned specialist in the field of Ayurveda and the Medical Director at Himveda Ayurvedic Hospital in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. With extensive expertise in providing wellness treatments, Dr. Sharma is dedicated to promoting holistic wellbeing through the principles of Ayurvedic medicine. His specialization lies in therapeutic eating and the understanding of how different foods and herbs affect the body based on their qualities, doshas, and tastes.
Ancient & scientific relevance
Ancient texts that refer to this
Ashtang Hridyam, written by Vagbhata, is an ancient Indian ayurvedic text for the purpose of studying Ayurveda.
Ayurvedic Therapeutic food, as per Ashtanga Hridayam, nourishes the body and promotes balance and healing for overall wellbeing.
Modern research & publications
"Ayurveda emphasizes the role of food in promoting health, preventing diseases and highlights the nutritional aspect and the concept of using food as medicine."
Research Paper: Balanced Diet in Ayurveda for Ideal Health in Present Era
Author(s): Dr. Panchanana Kisan, Dr. S. S. Yadav
Introductory insight session
30-45 mins LIVE 1:1 online introductory insight session with Dr. Vibhor Sharma.
The session will be facilitated by the Leela Life Concierge Desk.
Plan for the intro session
Get an overview of Ayurveda as a holistic health system & the concept of doshas (Vata, Pitta, Kapha) and their influence on individual constitution and health
Introduce the concept of rasa (taste) and its impact on the body and mind
Engage in an interactive Q&A session ask questions, gain deeper insights, and clarify doubts about the course
Plan for overall course
The specialist will be tailoring the insight session for you and the exact number of sessions will depend on multiple factors such as need, inclination, interest, absorption and more.
The plan below should give you a rough indication of how many sessions will it take for you to inculcate the learnings from this insight session in to your regular life by yourself.
Live 1:1 online insight sessions
Duration of each session
Understanding the Foundations of Ayurveda
Explore the concept of Gunas (fundamental qualities in Ayurveda)
Discover Doshas, the fundamental elements of the body
Gain a comprehensive understanding of Prakriti, including body type assessment
The Three Pillars of Radiance
Learn about Trayopastambha (tray-o-pas-tahm-bah) - the three pillars of life: food (ahara), sleep (nidra), and sexual energy (Brahmacharya)
Emphasize the importance of aligning eating, exercise, and intimacy with seasonal changes
Understand the daily rhythm, energies at different times, and optimizing activities according to natural cycles (Dinacharya)
Explore the three phases of life and harnessing potential through lifestyle choices, diet, and self-care practices
Dive into the essential cycle of digestion, absorption, and assimilation
Igniting the Metabolic Fire (Agni)
Comprehend the concept of Agni or metabolic fire in the body
Explore the impact of toxins (ama) and their effects
Discover detoxification methods suitable for your body type that can be safely performed at home
Understand the three energies of the mind: Sattva, Raja, and Tama for emotional balance
The Art of Mindful Eating
Explore the six tastes and their effects on the body and mind
Learn about veerya and vipaka (hidden potential of food)
Practice mindful eating techniques
Align your diet with your unique body type
Understand the properties and contributions of specific food items to radiance and well-being
Herbs, Spices, and Food Combinations
Continue exploring various foods
Learn about 15 commonly available herbs and spices suitable for your body type
Understand their properties, effects, uses, and recipes
Discover harmful food combinations in Ayurveda (Viruddha) that disrupt digestion and create toxins
Address any questions or topics related to the course
Frequently asked questions
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