WEBINAR

Mending the Mind -

Addressing Psychological Trauma through Ayurveda

Saturday, September 17, 2022
9:30am - 11:30am EST / ​​7pm - 9pm IST
WITH
Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc

Mending the Mind -

Addressing Psychological Trauma through Ayurveda

Saturday, September 17, 2022
9:30am - 11:30am EST / ​​7pm - 9pm IST
WITH
Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc

Course Details

Sold out

Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 9:30am - 11:30am EST / ​​7pm - 9pm IST

The webinar is 2 hours long.

A Zoom link is posted in the class portal and an email will also go out with the link a few hours before we go live.

A replay of this live session will be available in the class portal.

If you have any questions at all please reach out to us at care@liveayurprana.com

Course Details

Sold out

Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 9:30am - 11:30am EST / ​​7pm - 9pm IST

The webinar is 2 hours long.

A Zoom link is posted in the class portal and an email will also go out with the link a few hours before we go live.

A replay of this live session will be available in the class portal.

If you have any questions at all please reach out to us at care@liveayurprana.com

Mending the Mind - Addressing Psychological Trauma through Ayurveda

For thousands of years Ayurvedic practitioners have highlighted how the mind influences our physical and emotional well being. This same trend is being noticed in current medical research around trauma and its undeniable link to chronic disease. Our psychological trauma literally lives within our bodies as much as our minds - and healing from these experiences requires treating the entire being.

The mind plays an essential role in understanding, processing, and acting in the best interest of ourselves and those around us. When our mind is not well, it is hard to ‘feel’ well, and make the right choices in our journey toward balance.

In its framing of the mind, Ayurveda describes the fundamental characteristics of how emotions and thoughts are processed through the antakarana - the equipment of the mind. When this process is disturbed it means we cannot properly process and reintegrate our experiences - and just like unprocessed food in our gut, this can lead to other health ailments and illnesses.

In this introductory webinar, we will be exploring the inner workings of the mind through an Ayurvedic lens. In this 2 hour offering Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc, will explore how the individual mind is connected to a universal mind, and how psychological trauma can be influenced and developed through actively working within this relationship.

Vasant Lad will explore the Ayurvedic view of psychological trauma and will introduce healing methods - such as meditation techniques - that can help to support those suffering from psychological trauma.

Mending the Mind - Addressing Psychological Trauma through Ayurveda

For thousands of years Ayurvedic practitioners have highlighted how the mind influences our physical and emotional well being. This same trend is being noticed in current medical research around trauma and its undeniable link to chronic disease. Our psychological trauma literally lives within our bodies as much as our minds - and healing from these experiences requires treating the entire being.

The mind plays an essential role in understanding, processing, and acting in the best interest of ourselves and those around us. When our mind is not well, it is hard to ‘feel’ well, and make the right choices in our journey toward balance.

In its framing of the mind, Ayurveda describes the fundamental characteristics of how emotions and thoughts are processed through the antakarana - the equipment of the mind. When this process is disturbed it means we cannot properly process and reintegrate our experiences - and just like unprocessed food in our gut, this can lead to other health ailments and illnesses.

In this introductory webinar, we will be exploring the inner workings of the mind through an Ayurvedic lens. In this 2 hour offering Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc, will explore how the individual mind is connected to a universal mind, and how psychological trauma can be influenced and developed through actively working within this relationship.

Vasant Lad will explore the Ayurvedic view of psychological trauma and will introduce healing methods - such as meditation techniques - that can help to support those suffering from psychological trauma.

What is Antahkarana?

Antaḥkaraṇa - Antaḥ means "inner" and karaṇa means "instrument" - is a concept in Ayurvedic and Yogic philosophy, referring to the entirety of the mind - ranging from the thinking aspect, to the sense of self or “I”, and the faculty for discrimination.

Antahkarana covers all the functions of the mind, namely the manas (the mind or lower mind), buddhi (the intellect or higher mind), chitta (memory, or image making), and ahamkara (the ego / “I”-self). In this way, Antahkarana refers to the entire psychological process, all the mind levels functioning as a unit, with all parts working together as a whole.

What is Antahkarana?

Antaḥkaraṇa - Antaḥ means "inner" and karaṇa means "instrument" - is a concept in Ayurvedic and Yogic philosophy, referring to the entirety of the mind - ranging from the thinking aspect, to the sense of self or “I”, and the faculty for discrimination.

Antahkarana covers all the functions of the mind, namely the manas (the mind or lower mind), buddhi (the intellect or higher mind), chitta (memory, or image making), and ahamkara (the ego / “I”-self). In this way, Antahkarana refers to the entire psychological process, all the mind levels functioning as a unit, with all parts working together as a whole.

Topics we will cover in this webinar

Join Vasant Lad, BAM&S, MASc, founder and director of The Ayurvedic Institute, as he explores psychological trauma as it relates to the individual and universal mind - how the state of the mind can impact one’s physical, emotional, and energetic aspects.

With Vasant Lad you will explore:

  • An overview of the functioning of the mind - Antaḥkaraṇa - from an Ayurvedic perspective.
  • How the system of Ayurveda perceives and works with psychological trauma.
  • An exploration of how Ayurvedic practices and treatments can support those suffering from psychological trauma.

Vasant Lad regularly pauses during the webinar, offering the opportunity to ask questions. All our webinars include ample time at the end for a Q&A.

Take this class if…

You are interested in learning more about the Ayurvedic framing of psychological trauma and how you can help yourself or those you support.

You are a student or a practitioner of Ayurveda yourself, looking to learn additional insights from a master with over 50 years of experience in Ayurvedic practice.

You are a medical or healthcare professional interested in learning how certain Ayurvedic techniques and methods can further support your clients or patients.

Please note: In the live Q&A section of the webinar it is not possible for Vasant Lad to answer all the questions shared, so our moderators select those questions that have application to the wider audience, and only questions related to the topic of the webinar will be considered. Thank you!

Meet the Master

Ayurvedic Visionary & Master

Vasant Lad BAMS & MASc

As the founder and director of The Ayurvedic Institute, Vasant Lad has worked tirelessly for the last 40 years to bring the deep insights and transformative power of Ayurveda to the West. His passion for healing has garnered him respect throughout the world, and he is considered the premiere authority on Ayurveda outside of India. His webinars offer the essence of decades of teaching and clinical practice, providing you with both inspiring theory and rigorous practical application while weaving in his personal spiritual insights

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an AyurPrana Webinar?

Our webinars deliver a virtual experience aimed at fostering transformation. We offer live content from our esteemed and captivating speakers, practitioners, and teachers straight to you! We want as many people as possible to have access to this life-changing content. We make the content easily available for you, whether you are in the comfort of your home, at your favorite coffee shop, or on the beach.

Can I ask the instructor questions during the webinar?

Yes! The live component of any class is interactive. We have a state-of-the-art setup for the speaker to have a life-size view of the audience, as if you are sitting together. There will be designated opportunities to ask questions you have related to the content.

What if I have no background in medicine or Ayurveda? Do I need any background to understand the content in the Webinar?

Our webinars are intentionally accessible for anyone - even those relatively new to Ayurveda. This particular webinar will be best enjoyed by someone with at least an introductory background in the science of Ayurveda. The speaker may become more technical, but we always bring it back to the basics.

How will I view the session?

For live sessions, we will utilize the Zoom platform. You will receive clear instructions on how to join. All you need is good internet access; a laptop, tablet, or phone with video and audio capabilities; and a fresh and open mind!  

Recorded classes or the live replays will be accessed through the AyurLearn Portal. Instructions to access your AyurLearn Portal will be emailed to you shortly after purchase.

What if I can’t join the during the live broadcast? Can I watch the sessions later?

Absolutely. You will have full access to the recorded sessions for at least 6 months after the live broadcast.

What is your refund and cancellation policy?

Immersions may be canceled up to 72 hours prior to the start date of the session. Please contact care@liveayurprana.com to submit a request for cancellation.

What if I am having technical problems during the live webinar?

You can reach us immediately by utilizing the chat feature in Zoom or emailing care@liveayurprana.com . We will be continuously checking these so that we can respond to you promptly.

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