Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Seminar with Dr. Vasant Lad

Dr. Vasant Lad is a renowned teacher and ambassador of ayurveda in the West. His teachings are beautiful and inspiring, and every year the English APA (Ayurvedic Practitioner Association) organizes a 5-day teaching event with Dr. Lad.

We offer AAS students to take part in this seminar and earn study points for their program here. Registration goes through the APA.

With your certificate of participation from the APA, you can register for study points (i.e. for the Long Term Study program) at the AAS. The full 5-day seminar stands for 30 contact hours, equivalent to the Practical Retreats with Dr. Vijith or Dr. Claudia Welch.

Procedure & requirements: see under Tab "Registrations" below.


Seminar with Dr. Vasant Lad

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To be announced at a later stage.


       Dr. Vasant Lad


The AAS is expecting to have Dr. Lad come and teach here in The Netherlands in October 2014.

Till then we refer people to Dr. Lad's seminars in London, organized by our friends from the APA (Ayurvedic Practitioner Association).

Check program and sign up through APA by clicking here.


For UK program in 2013 and signing up for this program:
check website of APA.

Procedure & requirements:

  • You have to be a ayurveda practitioner student at the AAS (check with us).
  • In that case you can sign up through the APA as a "Non Member Degree Student" (and get the appropriate discount, which will be checked by the APA with us - the AAS).
  • Preferably you sign up for all 5 days (AAS requirement, this is not an APA requirement) - in order to keep in line with the 30 contact hours format for short tracks/programs.
  • You hand in the participation CPD certifications of the APA - after the seminar - with the AAS office to be filed to your study track.

Please note:
If you are NOT an ayurveda practitioner student at the AAS, you need to sign up through the APA as a "Non Member"

From an interview with Dr. Vasant Lad

Dr. Lad: Ayurveda is also art. Art of reading pulse, art of looking into the eyes. Art of listening to the heart sound. And art means to put everything in its right place. That is the definition of art. Ayurveda is art and science. Ayurveda is poetry. Poetry is an art. Ayurveda is logical. Logic is science. And you will see in Ayurveda there is a beautiful balance between logic and art. So right hemisphere is art, intuition. Left hemisphere is logic, science. When they both are balanced the third brain (diencephalon), the primordial brain, awakes and that is the ground of Ayurveda.

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