Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine

: 2010  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 150--157

Teaching reforms required for Ayurveda

Jayaprakash Narayan 
 Central Council of Indian Medicine, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Jayaprakash Narayan
Vice-President, Central Council of Indian Medicine, Institutional Area, Janakpuri, New Delhi - 110058

This article concerns the 20th century saga of Ayurvedic Education up to the current situation, based on a general appreciation of knowledge in Ayurveda. In this light, it considers how to improve quality of teaching and teachers. This is most important, because in education, teachers are the custodians of tradition and knowledge. As those most responsible for maintaining or restoring quality, teachers have very important roles to play. The article also treats «SQ»learning and teaching«SQ»: who should learn Ayurveda, and how to teach Ayurveda so that it continues from generation to generation, leading to the final area of onsideration, reforms in teaching Ayurveda, and future prospects.

How to cite this article:
Narayan J. Teaching reforms required for Ayurveda.J Ayurveda Integr Med 2010;1:150-157

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Narayan J. Teaching reforms required for Ayurveda. J Ayurveda Integr Med [serial online] 2010 [cited 2016 Feb 11 ];1:150-157
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