Introduction to Ayurvedic Principals

Discover the Essence of Ayurveda: A Journey into Ancient Wisdom and Holistic Well-being.

7 Day Introduction to Ayurvedic Principals

Start your life-changing 7-day journey into the heart of Ayurveda with our non-residential course on Introduction to Ayurvedic Principles. Surround yourself in the profound wisdom of the Vedas, unravel the intricacies of the Tridoshas, and uncover practical applications for achieving overall well-being. Join us on this enriching experience, where ancient principles seamlessly intertwine with modern living, fostering holistic health and personal transformation. Through this empowering journey, you will gain a deeper understanding of your unique constitution, empowering you to make informed choices that align with your body’s natural rhythms and promote optimal health.

Course Overview

This immersive course is meticulously crafted to provide a comprehensive understanding of Ayurvedic wisdom, offering a profound gateway into the ancient healing science. Delve into the essence of the Tridoshas – Vata, Pitta, and Kapha – and discover how these fundamental energies govern your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Learn how to identify your unique Prakriti, or constitutional nature, and gain insights into how to tailor your lifestyle, diet, and self-care practices to achieve optimal balance and harmony. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical applications, you will emerge from this course empowered to harness the transformative power of Ayurveda to cultivate a life of vitality, resilience, and profound well-being.

Who this is for?

This course is carefully designed for individuals who are passionate about exploring the timeless wisdom of Ayurveda. Whether you are a wellness enthusiast seeking to enhance your knowledge and practices, a yoga practitioner seeking to deepen your understanding of the mind-body connection, or an individual simply curious about holistic approaches to health, this course is an ideal starting point. Through this comprehensive introduction, you will discover the fundamental principles that underpin Ayurvedic sciences, providing you with a solid foundation for further exploration and personal transformation.

AyurSadhna offers authentic Ayurvedic teachings in the spiritual haven of Rishikesh. Our courses are led by Ayurvedacharya Dr. Harsh Agarwal, a renowned expert with over 10 years of experience in Ayurveda, Yoga Consultation, and Spiritual Healing.

Course Highlights

Topics Covered

Explore the profound connection between the Vedas, the ancient scriptures of knowledge, and Ayurveda. Understand how Ayurveda, as a holistic healing system, is deeply rooted in the spiritual and philosophical teachings of the Vedas. Discover the philosophical underpinnings that lay the foundation for Ayurvedic principles, emphasizing a harmonious balance between the individual and the universe.

Delve into the comprehensive definition of Ayurveda, the “Science of Life.” Gain insights into how Ayurveda encompasses not only physical health but also mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Understand the holistic approach of Ayurveda, which considers each individual as a unique combination of elements and energies, and seeks to bring about balance for optimal health.

Uncover the essence of the 5 Elemental Theory, a fundamental concept in Ayurveda. Explore how the five elements—earth, water, fire, air, and space—combine to form the three Doshas (Vata, Pitta, Kapha). Gain a deeper understanding of how these elements influence our constitution, health, and overall life experiences.

Dive into the Tridoshas—Vata, Pitta, and Kapha—the dynamic forces that govern the physiological and psychological aspects of the human body. Explore the unique characteristics, functions, and imbalances associated with each Dosha. Learn how the balance of these Doshas is crucial for maintaining health, and how Ayurveda provides personalized approaches to restore equilibrium.

Bridge the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda with the demands of the modern world. Understand how Ayurveda offers practical solutions for contemporary lifestyles, addressing issues such as stress, pollution, and dietary challenges. Explore how the timeless principles of Ayurveda can be applied in everyday life to promote well-being in the fast-paced, modern environment.

Embark on a journey to explore the spiritual dimensions of health. Understand how Ayurveda considers spiritual well-being as integral to overall health. Explore the concept of Prakriti, an individual’s unique constitution, and how it influences physical, mental, and spiritual aspects. Learn how aligning with one’s Prakriti enhances harmony and balance.

Reflect on the importance of self-awareness in Ayurveda. Discover tools and practices to deepen your understanding of yourself, including your energy levels, tendencies, and responses to various stimuli. Develop mindfulness and self-observation as integral components of Ayurvedic self-care.

Explore the concept of a healthy identity and natural personality in the context of Ayurveda. Understand how embracing your authentic self aligns with Ayurvedic principles. Learn to recognize and celebrate your unique qualities, fostering a sense of well-being and contentment.

Gain practical skills in basic pulse diagnosis—a cornerstone of Ayurvedic assessment. Understand how the pulse reveals insights into the state of the Doshas and overall health. Learn simple yet effective healing techniques based on pulse diagnosis to restore balance and promote well-being.

Daily Schedule

7:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Pranayama & Yoga

12:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Ayurveda Classes

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Meditation & Philosophy


Course Calendar

15th January – 21st January

Meet Your Instructors

Dr. Harsh Agarwal

Ayurvedacharya Dr. Harsh Agarwal, a globally recognized figure in Ayurveda, Yoga Consultation, and Spiritual Healing, brings a wealth of credentials and achievements to his distinguished career. Holding a Graduate Degree in Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) from Gurukul Ayurveda College, affiliated with Kanpur University, Dr. Harsh possesses over a decade of expertise specializing in chronic disorders and their Ayurvedic treatment. Pioneering the Rishikesh Medical community, he has positively impacted the lives of more than 20,000 patients from India and abroad. Certified as a Yoga Teacher with over 1,750 hours of specialized training from the renowned Isha Foundation, Dr. Harsh is also adept in pulse diagnosis and aromatherapy, holding a certificate from Maharishi European Research University (MERU). Beyond his clinical practice, Dr. Harsh actively participates in medico-social initiatives, contributing to social welfare camps, International Ayurvedic Exhibitions, health fairs, seminars, and disaster management efforts. In 2012, he founded Vardan Ayurveda Nilayam (VAN), a highly esteemed Ayurveda and Panchakarma Center in Rishikesh, offering consultations, courses, Panchakarma treatments, herbal medicines, and spiritual healing. Driven by a continual quest for knowledge, he has journeyed to the Himalayan region, learning Mantrosparsh, Meditation, and Yoga Sadhanas from esteemed saints. Dr. Harsh Agarwal’s commitment to his patients is underscored by his belief in the power of empathy as a key element in their healing journey.

Sudhanshu RK

For all the non-residential courses, Sudhanshu is also the host and course coordinator. He is the Co-founder and Creative Director of AyurSadhna, responsible for handling and managing various projects. Sudhanshu is a firm believer and passionate about yoga, meditation, Ayurveda, and artistic endeavors. Read More

After working for many years as a Creative Art professional in the advertising industry, he understood that in today’s world of consumerism, there is a need to understand what we are consuming. As an advertising professional, he felt responsible for what he was encouraging people to consume. With many questions and ideas, he left to pursue his own passions, which he found while working alongside the team at AyurSadhna. Sudhanshu is an inspired creative who loves bringing new ideas and perspectives to the table. He has also experienced many benefits of Ayurveda in his own life since his first meeting with Dr. Harsh Agarwal.

For him, AyurSadhna is a mission where he feels that we have come to a point where we should look back and understand the roots of our authentic knowledge, making it a part of our lives. His main motive is to promote authentic knowledge of Yoga and Ayurveda worldwide. To achieve this, he puts his conscious mind and creative thinking into different projects at AyurSadhna.


Situated in the serene foothills of the majestic Himalayas, AyurSadhna stands out as an Ayurveda center, offering a tranquil sanctuary for those in pursuit of a holistic healing experience. All our Non-Residential courses are organised in Upper Tapovan, away from the crowded and noisy streets of Rishikesh. The classes are held outdoors, amidst nature, herb garden and offers a panoramic view of the nearby hills and valleys. 

At AyurSadhna, we are steadfast in our belief that a holistic healing experience should nourish both the body and soul. With great care, we have cultivated a welcoming and supportive environment, inviting you to witness the AyurSadhna difference for yourself.


While this is a non-residential course, given enough notice, we can help you find your perfect home away from home here in Rishikesh.

Terms & Conditions

To maintain the energy of this transformative course, students are required to refrain from intoxicants and tamasic foods throughout the 35 days. Commitment to inward reflection and the application of knowledge and practices is key to maximizing the benefits.


Find Out What's Included


– Free entry to fire ceremonies and worship sessions, (if held during the course)
– Theory and practical sessions with experienced Ayurvedic and Yoga doctors/instructors
– Outdoor activity to nearby holy place

Additional Activities

Available at Additional Cost

Additional Activities

– Ayurveda consultation
– Ayurvedic treatments such as massage, Shirodhara, etc. (please refer to the treatment section)
– Ayurvedic Panchakarma detoxification therapy

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