Department of Swastha Vritta & Yoga (Ayurvedic Social & Preventive Medicine)


"swasthasya swasthyarakshnam Aturasya Vikarprashamanam" Swasthavrittha department advocates the health and wellness concept in Ayurveda and Yoga. The physical, mental and spiritual dimensions of health are dealt with comprehensively. Life style management and dietetics are part of this branch of Ayurveda.Naturopathy principles are also assimilated along with the time tested daily and seasonal regimen dictated in the classical texts of Ayurveda.

Vision

Towards wellness with fitness beyond illness

Mission

  • To develop Swasthavrittha department as a hub for health promotion and wellness incorporating the principles of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy.
  • Yoga is another important and basic concept of health explained in basic concept of health in vedic literature. It mainly aims at having balanced physical and mental activities
  • Along with yoga and naturopathy; swasthvritta teaches the art of living

Departmental Initiatives

  1. The curriculum includes community medicine topics, and public healthcare and various national health programmes as well as Dinacharya (daily regimen) and Ritucharya (seasonal regimen) and dietetics which are taught to the students.
  2. Various teaching models in the form of charts, models and specimen are displayed in the department museum for easy understanding.
  3. The students are taken for educational visits to Primary health centre, Water treatment plant, Sewage treatment plant, Milk dairy, Leprosy hospital, Anganwadi, Naturopathy hospital, Ayurvedic Dispensary for practical experience
  4. Students learn and get knowledge regading swastha, swasthya, Swasthvritta, dinacharya, rathricharya, ritucharya, sadvritta.
  5. Concept of trayopastambha like ahara, nidra, brahmacharya and roganutpadaniya- Rasayana for swastha, ashta nindita purusha and menstrual hygiene
  6. Along with this introduction of yoga, panchakosha theory, astanga yoga, pranayama, shatkarma, bandha and mudras, description of yoga in ayurveda, nisargopachara (prakritika chikitsa), jalachikitsa, mrittika chikitsa, suryakirana sevana, mardana, diet types, upavasa chikitsa, visrama chikitsa
  7. With this knowledge the Students are encouraged for practice of Swasthavritta with concepts of Preventive, promotive and Rehabilitative care & able to create awareness of increasing trends health & happiness in day today life

Departmental Staffs

Faculties Designation
DR. S. SENAPATI LECTURER
DR. S.CHOUHAN LECTURER
DR. J. TRIPATHY LECTURER
SRI SRINIVAS KARAN YOGA TEACHER