M2.2.2 Roga Nidana Vijnana training

This is an advanced training for students who have already completed the M2 Level 1 program with Vaidya Atreya Smith. Nidana is the study of disease and its manifestations. Specifically it is the study of causal factors for disease and develops all forms of diagnosis in Ayurveda. This training is taught as part of the Level 2 (M2 2.1) . In this training Vaidya Atreya uses the Caraka Samhita to explain the detailed approach of disease formation.

This course is taught in English.

M2.2.2 Roga Nidana Vijnana

The Roga Nidana Vijnana training is based on the study the Nidana Sthana of the Caraka Samhitha. When I finish translations of the Caraka I will post the information here.

The training will present itself as a series of online courses.

This training 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. EIVS is also certified by the EduQua label: Quality label for adult education.

Cost: 350 CHF

This course begins the 31 December 2022.

Registrations will open in September 2022.


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

Note: The Swiss Federal diploma exams need to be taken in one of the three official Swiss languages: German, French, Italian. These additional programs are taught in French by Vaidya Atreya Smith.

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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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