Ayurvedic Assessment & Pulse Diagnosis

Milpitas, CA & Live Streamed with Dr. Vaidya Jayarajan Kodikannath

October 12-14, 2018 from 9am-5:30pm

Approved PACE program by NAMA: 18 AHC credits, 21 AP credits 



Discover the ancient science of Ayurvedic Assessment methodologies including Pulse Diagnosis to ascertain the constitution and the disease. Ayurvedic classical texts clearly explain how to identify the subtle disease conditions which a physical examination or other assessment techniques are unable to recognize. Join like-minded healers and Ayurveda students like yourself for a 3-day weekend training:


Topics Include

  • Hands-on training of various levels of traditional Ayurvedic assessment techniques including:
    • Three Step Assessment (Trividha Pareeksha)
    • Eight Step Examination (Ashtavidha Pareeksha)
    • Ten Step Assessment (Dasavidha Pareeksha)
  • Pulse Diagnosis (Nadi), Tongue (Jihva), Eye (Netra), Skin (Twak), Stool (Mala), Urine (Mutra), Voice (Sabda), Structure (Akriti)
  • Ayurvedic assessment of systems and channels (Sroto Pareeksha)
  • Assessing the Constitution (Prakriti) and Disease (Vikriti) and understanding how to differentiate them to enable both prevention and cure.
  • Consolidating the assessment outcome and mapping the Ayurvedic etiopathogenisis (Samprapti) based on the assessment outcome


Program Schedule


Day 1

  • Overview of Ayurvedic assessment methodologies
  • Importance of using all the three tools in assessing Constitution (Prakriti) and Disease (Vikriti)
    • Observation (Darshana)
    • Touch (Sparshana)
    • Questioning (Prashna)
  • Do’s and Don’ts during Ayurvedic assessment
  • Assessment of Constitution vs Disease


Day 2

  • Pulse Diagnosis- practical methodologies based on classical Ayurvedic texts
    • Overview of Pulse assessment
    • Methodology of assessing Prakriti and Vikriti
    • Various layers of pulse
    • Practical assessment of live cases
  • Tongue Diagnosis
    • Overview of Tongue assessment
    • Methodology of assessing various systems disorders
    • Understanding specific disease conditions from Tongue
    • Practical assessment of live cases


Day 3

  • Ayurvedic Assessment of
    • Eye (Netra)
    • Skin (Twak)
    • Nail (Nakha)
    • Hair (Kesa)
    • Stool (Mala) 
    • Urine (Mutra)
    • Voice (Sabda)
    • Structure (Akriti)
  • Consolidating the assessment outcome and mapping the Ayurvedic etiopathogenisis (Samprapti)
  • Practical assessment of live cases to establish the complete mapping of disease (Samprapti)



Kerala Ayurveda Academy & Wellness Center
691 S. Milpitas Blvd Suite 206
Milpitas, CA 95305
This course will also be live streamed for our distant learners!


Please note tuition is due at time of registration.


Early Bird Registration

$495 $445 KAA Students & Alumni

$545 $495 General Public




Email support@keralaayurveda.us for assistance


About the Instructor

Dr. (Vaidya) Jayarajan is a Specialist in Traditional Indian Medicine, Scholar & Educator, serving Kerala Ayurveda USA as Director of all academic programs and wellness services. With over two decades of experience in India and the U.S, he has touched the lives of thousands of clients across a wide array of disorders.


He earned his degree in Ayurvedic Medicine from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala. During his time in India, he served as Chief Medical Officer at Kerala Ayurveda’s award-winning AyurvedaGram Heritage Wellness Center in Bangalore and headed the Ayurveda Expert team in new research project development at Kerala Ayurveda Ltd on Efficacy, Safety and Standardization of Ayurvedic Wellness solutions.


He is also a Lead Trainer for Domain Experts in Ayurveda with rich experience developing internal resources and new offerings in Ayurvedic Education. His Ayurvedic Wellness offerings have been effectively demonstrated and implemented in India, Europe and the U.S. He is a member of the Expert Curriculum Committee for Masters in Ayurveda at Bastyr University, Seattle and serves the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) Board of Directors.