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Syllabus for Bachelor in Yoga and Naturopathy (3rd Year)

Theory Paper  V  - Yogic Literature

Unit I:

 - HATHA YOGA - THIRUMANTHIRAM - GHERANDHA  SAMHITHA -

HATHAYOGA PRADHIPIKA

Hathayoga defined - limbs of hathayoga:

Thirumanthiram Tantra Three

Gheranda Samhita

Hathayogapradipika

Relaxation between hathayoga and rajayoga

Mental and pranic activities

Unit II:

Nadis, Adharas, Kundalini, Kaya Siddhi, Nadi Suddhi:

Thirumandiram - Sushumnanadi

Kundalini

Way to Kayasiddhi

Gherandasamhita

Hathayogapradipika

Nadi Suddhi

Hathayoga

Yoga practices of sages

Unit III:

Conducive and Non Conducive Factors:

Thirumandiram

Gherandasamhita

Hathayoga Pradipika

Neti

Kapalabhati

Unit IV:

Nauli, Asanas:

Thirumandiram

Asanas

Ghheranda Samhita

Hathayoga Pradipika

Dharana, Samadhi, Suryabedhana:

 

Thirumandiram

Dharana

Samadhi

Gheranda Samhita - (Surya Bethana)

Sasthopadesah

Hatha Yogam

Unit V:

Yoga – Values – Divine Virtues – Spirituality – Chakras – Personality – Developing Powers of Mind And Spirituality

Reference:

1) CYN Text book of Asana Andiappan

2) Thirumoolar Thirumandiram Text books

3) Mahalingam(2006) Tirumantiram, Chennai: Sri Ramakrishna Math

4) Annamalai.Suba(1997) Tirumantiram, Chennai: Indian Culture – Research Institute.

5) Mahashananda Swami (1998) Hathapradipika, Lonavla: Kaivalyadhama SMYM – Samiti

6) Digambarji Swami and Gharote M.L (1997) Gheranda Samhita, Lonavla: Kaivalyadhama SMYM – Samiti

Theory  Paper VI  - Yoga Therapy

Yoga Therapy - theory

Unit I:

Diseases and their prevention

Not for disease but for happiness

Energy and Disease

Diet, Habits and work

Disease preventive armor

A healthy life

Thirumoolar and Siddha Medicine

Asanas and counter postures

Harmful addictions

Glands, Hormones & Vital organs                   

Unit II:

Diseases their treatment through yoga:

What constitutes to yogic therapy 

How yogic therapy should commence

Yogabhishak  or Doctor of Yoga

Constipation, Diarrhea and Piles

Appendicitis, Intestinal gas and pain and Catarrh

Dispepsia, Disorders of digestion, Dysentry, Obesity

Diabetes, Rheumatism, Liver Diseases, Pyorrhoea Alveolaris

Tonsillitis and Adenoids  

Myopia, Leprosy, Anemia, TB

Asthma             

Malaria             

Splenomegaly

Skin diseases, Venereal Diseases, Hernia

Diseases of women          

Ring worm, Leucoderma, Epilepsy, Jaundice, Sterility

Impotency, Diseases of semen         

Blood pressure

Asanas and diet chart for various diseases.

Unit III:

Techniques of asanas and pranayama:

Padmasana      

UthitaPadmasana              

Utkatasana        

Januseeraasana

Pastchimothasana             

Navasana          

Halasana           

MatsyaAsana   

SuptaVajra Asana            

Bhujangasana   

Salabhasana

Dhanurasana    

Vajraasana        

Mayurasana      

Usartaasana

ArdhaSirasana  

Sirsaasana        

Nindrapadhasana

Piraiasana         

Thrikonasana    

Uthana Padasana              

Sarvangasana  

Ardha Matsyendra Asana

Pada Hasta Asana            

Kon Asana

Chakra Asana

Hasta Pada Angustha Asana            

Savasana          

Kuvya Pada Asana           

Pavana Mukthasana (First 25 Postures)

Pranayama:

Seetkari Pranayama (Hissing Breath)

Bhramari Pranayam (Humming Bee Breath)

Ujjayi Pranayama (Psychic Breath)

Kbhastrika Pranayam (Bellows Breath)

Sheetali Pranayama (Cooling breath)

Anuloma Vinuloma Pranaya  (Simple inhalation - Exhalation)

Nadi Shuddi Pranayama (Purification of subtle perception paths)

Sadanta Pranayama (Suck through teeth)

Pranayama with bandhas

Unit IV: 

MUDRAS, BANDHAS AND KRIYAS MUDRAS:

Definition and explanation about Mudras

Precautions to be noted before practicing Mudras

Different types of Mudras                

Steps to be followed for practicing Mudras

Contradictions related to Mudras     

Effect of Mudras on different systems of Human Body

Benefits of Mudras                          

Steps for the following Mudras

Chin Mudra (Psychic gesture of consciousness)

Shanmuki Mudra             

Nasikagra Dhrishti (Nose tip gazing)

Khechari Mudra (Tongue Lock)       

Yoga Mudra (Yogic gesture)

Maha Mudra    

Vibareetha karani Mudra  

Aswini Mudra  

BANDHAS:

Definition and explanation about Bandhas

Precautions to be noted before practicing Bandhas

Different types of Bandhas

Techniques to be followed for practicing Bandhas

Contradictions related to Bandhas

Effect of Bandhas on different systems of Human Body

Benefits of Bandhas

Steps for the following Bandhas

Jalandhra Bandha (Throat lock)

Moola Bandha (Perineum Contraction)

Uddiyana Bandha (Standing abdominal contraction)

Maha Bandha (Great Lock)

KRIYAS:

Definition and explanation about Kriyas

Precautions to be noted before practicing Kriyas

Different types of Kriyas

Techniques to be followed for practicing Kriyas

Contradictions related to Kriyas

Effect of Kriyas on different systems of Human Body

Benefits of Kriyas

Steps for the following Kriyas

Kapalabhati (STIMULATING BRAIN CELLS)

Neti (CLEANING NASAL PASSAGES)

Jala Neti (CLEANSING THROUGH WATER)

Sutra Neti (RUBBER CATHETER CLEANSING)

Dhouthi  (CLEANSING THE INTESTINAL TRACT UPTO STOMACH)

Jala Dhouthi

Vasthra Dhouti

Danda Dhouti

Nauli Kriya

Madyama Nauli

Dksina and Vama Nauli

Nauli Calana

Trataka

Unit V:

Pranic Therapy and divine healing:

Pranic Therapy

Divine Healing

Balanced food schedule for one wee

Women and Yoga

References :

Astanga Yoga – Dr. Asana Andiappan

Arokiya Vazhvu – Dr. Asana Andiappan

Pranayama - Dr. Asana Andiappan

Suryanamaskar – Dr. Kumari Lakshmi

Shemanthakamani Narendhan et.al (2008) yoga and pregnancy, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda Yoga Prakshana.

Nagarathna & Nagendra ( 2008 ) Yoga for Brounchial Assthma, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana

Nagarathna & Nagendra ( 2007)  yoga for digestive disorders Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Sri kanta ss et.al ( 2008 ) yoga for diabetes, Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for Hyper tension & Heart disease, Bangalore:  Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for Arthritics Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for back pain Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Shivananda Saraswati ( 1975) , yogic therapy Gawhati , Brahmacharya yogeswar umachal yojashram.

Dr. O.P.Jaggi (2001),Healing Systems ,Delhi Orient paper backs.

Swami Satyananda Saraswathi (2007), Yoga and Cardiovascular Management, Munger, Yoga publications Trust.

Dr.Swami Shankerdevananda (2007), Yoga management of Asthma and Diabetes, Munger,  Yoga publications Trust.

Dr. .Swami Shankerdevananda (2006),The Effect of yoga on Hypertension, munger, ,  Yoga publications Trust.

Swami Kuavalayananda & Dr. S.C.Vinekar(1994) , Yogic therapy, New delhi, central health education bureau.

Luis S.R. Vas (2001) Master approaches to New age alternative therapies, delhi pustak mahal.

Phulgengda Sinha (1976)  yoga cure for common diseases, Delhi : Orient paperbacks.

Joshi (1991) Yoga and Nature cure therapy, New Delhi: Sterling publishers private limited.

Garde R  K (1984) yoga therapy, Bombay: Taraporevala sons & co pvt. Ltd.,

Nagarathana R  H R Nagendra & Shamantha Kanmani Narendran (2002) Yoga for common ailments and IAYT for different diseases, Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakashana

Sundaram Yogacharya (2004) Sundara Yogic therapy ,coimbatore : The Yoga publishing Home.

Karmanenda Swami ( 2008) Yogic management of common diseases, Munger : Yoga Publications Trust.

Nagarathna and Nagendra (2008) Integrated Approach of Yoga therapy for Positive Health, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda   yoga prakashana.

 Muktananda Swami ( 2007 ) Nawa yogini Tantra, Munger : Yoga publications Trust.

David Frawley(2000), Yoga and Ayurveda, Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

Murali Manohar(2010), Ayurveda for All, New Delhi: Pustak Mahal.

Theory Paper VII  - Naturotherapy

Naturo Therapy

Unit I:

UnIty of disease and treatment:

Natural methods

Results of suppression

Unit II:

Fasting:

Principles         

History             

Fasting vs starvation        

Crisis

Symptoms        

Auxilliaries        

Breaking a fast 

Cautions           

Contra indications                                                            

Hazards

Misconceptions

Sunbath

Unit III:

Iridology:

History             

Cautions           

Limitations

Mud therapy:

Principle          

Procedure         

Contra indications - Types of Mudpacks

Hydro therapy:

General rules    

Throat pack                      

Chest pack        

Enema              

Barefoot walking              

Benefits

Types of Baths

Unit IV:

Nutrition and Diet:

Dietic Rules   

Importance of food   

Important nutrients           

Yogic diet:

Definition        

Classification of food       

Thamsik diet     

Rajasik diet

Satwik diet              

Unit V:

Therapeutic measure:

Acu   pressure

Definition          

Purpose            

Shiatsu             

Benefits           

Physical benefits

Magneto Therapy:

Definition         

Terminology     

Types               

Effects              

Application       

Duration                           

Guidelines        

General precautions          

Medium of Magnetic application      

Advantages

References :

Astanga Yoga – Dr. Asana Andiappan

Arokiya Vazhvu – Dr. Asana Andiappan

Pranayama - Dr. Asana Andiappan

Suryanamaskar – Dr. Kumari Lakshmi

Shemanthakamani Narendhan et.al (2008) yoga and pregnancy, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda Yoga Prakshana.

Nagarathna & Nagendra ( 2008 ) Yoga for Brounchial Assthma, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana

Nagarathna & Nagendra ( 2007)  yoga for digestive disorders Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Sri kanta ss et.al ( 2008 ) yoga for diabetes, Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for Hyper tension & Heart disease, Bangalore:  Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for Arthritics Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for back pain Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Shivananda Saraswati ( 1975) , yogic therapy Gawhati , Brahmacharya yogeswar umachal yojashram.

Dr. O.P.Jaggi (2001),Healing Systems ,Delhi Orient paper backs.

Swami Satyananda Saraswathi (2007), Yoga and Cardiovascular Management, Munger, Yoga publications Trust.

Dr.Swami Shankerdevananda (2007), Yoga management of Asthma and Diabetes, Munger,  Yoga publications Trust.

Dr. .Swami Shankerdevananda (2006),The Effect of yoga on Hypertension, munger, ,  Yoga publications Trust.

Swami Kuavalayananda & Dr. S.C.Vinekar(1994) , Yogic therapy, New delhi, central health education bureau.

Luis S.R. Vas (2001) Master approaches to New age alternative therapies, delhi pustak mahal.

Phulgengda Sinha (1976)  yoga cure for common diseases, Delhi : Orient paperbacks.

Joshi (1991) Yoga and Nature cure therapy, New Delhi: Sterling publishers private limited.

Garde R  K (1984) yoga therapy, Bombay: Taraporevala sons & co pvt. Ltd.,

Nagarathana R  H R Nagendra & Shamantha Kanmani Narendran (2002) Yoga for common ailments and IAYT for different diseases, Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakashana

Sundaram Yogacharya (2004) Sundara Yogic therapy ,coimbatore : The Yoga publishing Home.

Karmanenda Swami ( 2008) Yogic management of common diseases, Munger : Yoga Publications Trust.

Nagarathna and Nagendra (2008) Integrated Approach of Yoga therapy for Positive Health, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda   yoga prakashana.

 Muktananda Swami ( 2007 ) Nawa yogini Tantra, Munger : Yoga publications Trust.

David Frawley(2000), Yoga and Ayurveda, Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

Murali Manohar(2010), Ayurveda for All, New Delhi: Pustak Mahal.

Practical  Paper  VI  - Project – Yoga

Objectives of the Project

1) To acquire practical knowledge

2) To acquire skills in the administration of Yogic Practices in the real life.

3) To indentify some common problems found among people.

4) To do a systematic investigation into such problems.

5) To suggest remedial measures to make life more meaningful, and purposeful.

6) To learn the clinical method, case history writing, measurement of clinical symptoms and Psychological parameters.

Practical Paper VII - Application of Hatha Yoga Techniques for different diseases

Unit I:

Constipation, Diarrhea and Piles

Appendicitis, Intestinal gas and pain and Catarrh

Liver Diseases, Pyorrhoea Alveolaris

Dispepsia, Disorders of digestion, Dysentry

Splenomegaly

Unit II:

Obesity, Diabetes

Rheumatism

Unit III:

Asthma, Malaria, TB        

Tonsillitis and Adenoids  

Skin diseases, Leprosy, Jaundice, Ring worm, Myopia

Unit IV:

Diseases of women – Menstrual Pain – Menopause – Metrorrhagia – Leukorrhoea – Menorrohagia –   Absent periods – Prolapsed uterus - Infertility               

Impotency, Diseases of semen - Venereal Diseases - Hernia           

Unit V:

Sciatica, Stress, Epilepsy

Blood pressure, Anemia, Leucoderma

References :

Astanga Yoga – Dr. Asana Andiappan

Arokiya Vazhvu – Dr. Asana Andiappan

Pranayama - Dr. Asana Andiappan

Suryanamaskar – Dr. Kumari Lakshmi

Shemanthakamani Narendhan et.al (2008) yoga and pregnancy, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda Yoga Prakshana.

Nagarathna & Nagendra ( 2008 ) Yoga for Brounchial Assthma, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana

Nagarathna & Nagendra ( 2007)  yoga for digestive disorders Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Sri kanta ss et.al ( 2008 ) yoga for diabetes, Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for Hyper tension & Heart disease, Bangalore:  Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for Arthritics Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for back pain Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Shivananda Saraswati ( 1975) , yogic therapy Gawhati , Brahmacharya yogeswar umachal yojashram.

Dr. O.P.Jaggi (2001),Healing Systems ,Delhi Orient paper backs.

Swami Satyananda Saraswathi (2007), Yoga and Cardiovascular Management, Munger, Yoga publications Trust.

Dr.Swami Shankerdevananda (2007), Yoga management of Asthma and Diabetes, Munger,  Yoga publications Trust.

Dr. .Swami Shankerdevananda (2006),The Effect of yoga on Hypertension, munger, ,  Yoga publications Trust.

Swami Kuavalayananda & Dr. S.C.Vinekar(1994) , Yogic therapy, New delhi, central health education bureau.

Luis S.R. Vas (2001) Master approaches to New age alternative therapies, delhi pustak mahal.

Phulgengda Sinha (1976)  yoga cure for common diseases, Delhi : Orient paperbacks.

Joshi (1991) Yoga and Nature cure therapy, New Delhi: Sterling publishers private limited.

Garde R  K (1984) yoga therapy, Bombay: Taraporevala sons & co pvt. Ltd.,

Nagarathana R  H R Nagendra & Shamantha Kanmani Narendran (2002) Yoga for common ailments and IAYT for different diseases, Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakashana

Sundaram Yogacharya (2004) Sundara Yogic therapy ,coimbatore : The Yoga publishing Home.

Karmanenda Swami ( 2008) Yogic management of common diseases, Munger : Yoga Publications Trust.

Nagarathna and Nagendra (2008) Integrated Approach of Yoga therapy for Positive Health, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda   yoga prakashana.

 Muktananda Swami ( 2007 ) Nawa yogini Tantra, Munger : Yoga publications Trust.

David Frawley(2000), Yoga and Ayurveda, Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

Murali Manohar(2010), Ayurveda for All, New Delhi: Pustak Mahal.

Practical  Paper VIII –   

Application of Naturopathic Techniques
and diet for different diseases

Unit I:

Constipation, Diarrhea and Piles

Appendicitis, Intestinal gas and pain and Catarrh

Liver Diseases, Pyorrhoea Alveolaris

Dispepsia, Disorders of digestion, Dysentry

Splenomegaly

Unit II:

Obesity, Diabetes

Rheumatism

Unit III:

Asthma, Malaria, TB        

Tonsillitis and Adenoids  

Skin diseases, Leprosy, Jaundice, Ring worm, Myopia

Unit IV:

Diseases of women – Menstrual Pain – Menopause – Metrorrhagia – Leukorrhoea – Menorrohagia –   Absent periods – Prolapsed uterus - Infertility               

Impotency, Diseases of semen - Venereal Diseases - Hernia           

Unit V:

Sciatica, Stress, Epilepsy

Blood pressure, Anemia, Leucoderma

References :

Astanga Yoga – Dr. Asana Andiappan

Arokiya Vazhvu – Dr. Asana Andiappan

Pranayama - Dr. Asana Andiappan

Suryanamaskar – Dr. Kumari Lakshmi

Shemanthakamani Narendhan et.al (2008) yoga and pregnancy, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda Yoga Prakshana.

Nagarathna & Nagendra ( 2008 ) Yoga for Brounchial Assthma, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana

Nagarathna & Nagendra ( 2007)  yoga for digestive disorders Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Sri kanta ss et.al ( 2008 ) yoga for diabetes, Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for Hyper tension & Heart disease, Bangalore:  Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for Arthritics Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Nagarathna & Nagendra (2008) yoga for back pain Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakshana.

Shivananda Saraswati ( 1975) , yogic therapy Gawhati , Brahmacharya yogeswar umachal yojashram.

Dr. O.P.Jaggi (2001),Healing Systems ,Delhi Orient paper backs.

Swami Satyananda Saraswathi (2007), Yoga and Cardiovascular Management, Munger, Yoga publications Trust.

Dr.Swami Shankerdevananda (2007), Yoga management of Asthma and Diabetes, Munger,  Yoga publications Trust.

Dr. .Swami Shankerdevananda (2006),The Effect of yoga on Hypertension, munger, ,  Yoga publications Trust.

Swami Kuavalayananda & Dr. S.C.Vinekar(1994) , Yogic therapy, New delhi, central health education bureau.

Luis S.R. Vas (2001) Master approaches to New age alternative therapies, delhi pustak mahal.

Phulgengda Sinha (1976)  yoga cure for common diseases, Delhi : Orient paperbacks.

Joshi (1991) Yoga and Nature cure therapy, New Delhi: Sterling publishers private limited.

Garde R  K (1984) yoga therapy, Bombay: Taraporevala sons & co pvt. Ltd.,

Nagarathana R  H R Nagendra & Shamantha Kanmani Narendran (2002) Yoga for common ailments and IAYT for different diseases, Bangalore : Swami Vivekananda yoga prakashana

Sundaram Yogacharya (2004) Sundara Yogic therapy ,coimbatore : The Yoga publishing Home.

Karmanenda Swami ( 2008) Yogic management of common diseases, Munger : Yoga Publications Trust.

Nagarathna and Nagendra (2008) Integrated Approach of Yoga therapy for Positive Health, Bangalore: Swami Vivekananda   yoga prakashana.

 Muktananda Swami ( 2007 ) Nawa yogini Tantra, Munger : Yoga publications Trust.

David Frawley(2000), Yoga and Ayurveda, Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

Murali Manohar(2010), Ayurveda for All, New Delhi: Pustak Mahal.

Practical Paper  IX - Project – Naturopathy

Objectives of the Project:

1) To acquire practical knowledge

2) To acquire skills in the administration of Yogic Practices in the real life.

3) To indentify some common problems found among people.

4) To do a systematic investigation into such problems.

5) To suggest remedial measures to make life more meaningful, and purposeful.

6) To learn the clinical method, case history writing, measurement of clinical symptoms and Psychological parameters.

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