Global Work on Ayurveda Education

Several groups have tried to set standards for Ayurveda education.  Included below are some of the components most relevant to the USA-based evolution of Ayurveda. 

WHO Benchmarks for Ayurveda 

The WHO met for years and created a compendium of guidelines for education of Ayurveda outside India's CCIM-mandated syllabus.  ​Most relevant to the USA-based programs is Table 6 (core syllabus 250 hours).

AYUSH Models of Training in Ayurveda

The Department of AYUSH, Government of India created a guidelines document for education of Ayurveda. Most relevant to USA-based programs is Annexure 7, p18.

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