M2.1.2 Advanced diagnostic training (Vikriti Pariksha)

This advanced diagnostic course in Ayurveda is open to all Ayurveda students. An attestation of 32 hours of study in Ayurveda will be issued by the European Institute of Vedic Studies.

M2.1.2 Advanced diagnostic training (Vikriti Pariksha)

Vaidya Atreya Smith will teach all methods of diagnosis focusing on pulse diagnosis which helps to clarify pathology in Ayurvedic medicine.

The first day will review all forms of diagnosis (tongue, pulse, etc.) and the second day will revise pulse diagnosis and then show how to use this data to establish a treatment plan for the patient. This is a different course than those taught by Vaidya Atreya in the past years. This training will help students practice Ayurvedic medicine in a more medical manner. It is a mandatory module for the Swiss Federal Diploma.
Ayurveda treats the causal dosha and not the symptoms of dosha. Therefore, this course will develop the understanding of the diagnosis of dosha imbalances. and the resulting pathology. This course is open to all students of Ayurveda. Registrations may be declined based on availability. Priority is given to students of EIVS.

This is a compulsory course for obtaining the federal diploma of M2 level in Switzerland. Students are required to complete three case studies for the attestation (3 total).

This course is taught in French and English.

M2.1.2 Description Allocation of hours
advanced diagnostics (Vikriti Pariksha) Sion, Switzerland
with teacher 16 hours
case studies with evaluation 16 hours
Total 32 hours


This workshop will be presented by Vaidya Atreya Smith, USA, author of Pathology & Diagnosis in Ayurveda. He has been a practitioner since 1987 and is also the author of fourteen books on Ayurveda and one on Jyotish.


This course is validated by a certificate of 32 hours of training in Ayurveda, issued by the European Institute of Vedic Studies (EIVS).

EIVS GmbH is certified by OdA-AM and ASCA Switzerland as a qualified school for teaching Ayurveda and complies with the requirements of both ASCA and RME in Switzerland.

Cost: 380 CHF


April 13 - 14, 2024 (this training is full)

Classes will take place from 9am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm.
As the number of participants is limited we will not be able to accept registrations at the last moment.

This training is taught in French and English.


The full registration procedure is explained on this website under practical information, or by clicking here.

M2.1.2 Advanced Diagnosis

Pay the registration fee online here - https://eivsgmbh.wixsite.com/eivs-formations/product-page/m2-1-2-advanced-diagnostic-training-vikriti-pariksha

Transportation, accommodation, personal supplies and recommended books are not included in the cost of the training. As soon as we receive your payment you will receive the necessary practical information.

M2.1.2 Course description

This training facilitates the ability to acquire the knowledge of diagnosis in Ayurveda. At the end of the training you will be able to determine:
- How to use the 20 guna and 5 Bhuta in diagnosis
- The three categories of diagnosis
- How to proceed with the interrogation
- How to proceed with the observation
- How to proceed with touching
- How to diagnose the pulse
- Understanding the pulse by guna
- How to arrive at a conclusion and a therapeutic goal

In order to receive a certificate of completion of this training, the following must be completed: 3 written case studies (minimum 2000 words for each)

Location of the training

Rue de Lausanne 67
1950 Sion

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Training in Ayurvedic medicine with a validated diploma of 3376 hours – Nidana – Chikitsa – Dravyaguna – herbal medicine according to Ayurveda – trainings in Ayurveda since 1998 – Dr. Sunil V. Joshi, MD(ayu) – Vaidya Atreya Smith, BSc MA – all these courses are taught in English.

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