Study of Scriptures

Samhita & Siddhanta

Ayurveda is considered as fifth Veda . which is based on strong demands of ancient texts.

Precise understanding of classical texts of Ayurveda is a challenging task and requires knowledge of Sanskrit.

Department of Moulika siddhanta acts as the basic department imparting the knowledge and understanding of texts on Ayurveda . It deals with Sanskrit , the fundamental principles of Ayurveda , history of Ayurveda , interprets philosophical aspects (Padartha vijnana) and Samhitas like Charaka Samhita , sushrutha Samhita and astanga hridaya. Samhita is the nodal point for the Astangas of Ayurveda . The Department deals with in depth study of Samhitas .

Sanskrit language helps the students to understand the original Ayurvedic concepts. Accurate knowledge of samhitas helps in enhancing clinical skills there by enabling to be better physicians .

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES :

The department deals with the following subjects:
I Professional BAMS
• Sanskrit
• Padartha Vijnana evam Ayurveda Itihasa
• Moulika Siddhanta evam Ashtanga Hrudaya ,
II Professional BAMS
• Charaka samhita purvardha
III Professional BAMS
• Charaka samhita uttarardha
FACILITIES :
• Sanskrit workshop – Training students with the basics of Sanskrit for the better understanding of Sanskrit language .
• shloka parayana – Daily in the morning hour
• well equipped library and charts for reference and studies.
Department conducts monthly class test, internal and practical examination to Students to inculcate confidence to face the university examinations. They are also encouraged to participate in various competitions like essay writing, debate, shloka recitation,.
OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES:
The department of Moulika siddhanta has conducted 2 major programmes in this academic year 2019-20.
• “ Ayurvedasya bhasha samskritam patyatam” three days basic Sanskrit workshop was conducted on 21 to 23 oct 2019.
• SUBODHINI 2020 on “Anveshana- learn to unravel the treasure” one day skill development programme was accompanied with an inter-college Shloka recitation competition. on 27th January 2020.

FACULTY

Dr. Sapna D.

Associate professor

Dr. Manjusha A.T.

Assistant Professor

Mr. Ganesha Krishna Sharma .M.V.

Lecturer

Dr. SAPNA D.

Head Of the Department

She is having six years of teaching experience in the subjects of Padartha vijnana and samhitas. Emphasize on developing the analytical skills of the students which helps them in conducting research in the field of Ayurveda. Students are encouraged to read and understand the proper meaning of Shlokas and interpret so that all the concepts told in classical literature is applied practically this will enhance their clinical skills as well.

EDUCATION

  • • 2014 – Completed M.D in the department of Ayurveda Siddhanta from Government Ayurveda medical college, Mysore which is considered the oldest academic institute teaching Ayurvedic medicine.
    • 2009 – Completed B.A.M.S from Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya Hubli.

HONORS AND AWARDS

• She also studied M.Sc in CLINICAL NUTRITION AND DIETITICS course from Karnataka State Open University.
• Completed the certificate course on “Principles of clinical pharmacology” by National Institutes of Health, California.
• ‘Emerging Trends in Ayurveda and Herbal Drug Technology – 2012′ held at Teresian College, Mysore. Got 2nd prize in paper presentation,

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

• Currently working as Associate professor in the department of Moulika Siddhanta at Sharada Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital, Mangalore.
• 5 years 10 months teaching experience in Padartha Vijnana, Astanga Hridaya & Charaka Samhita subjects in Karnataka Ayurveda medical college Mangalore.
• Has clinical experience as Ayurvedic Consultant in Dhanwantari Ayur Clinic Mangalore. Has actively attended in clinical routines during the 5 years 10 months tenure in Karnataka Ayurveda medical college and hospital Mangalore. Also worked for 1year at Shekhar hospital Bangalore and Dr.Harish joshi endocrinology clinic Hubli , Karnataka.

DISTINGUISHED LECTURES

  • o Presented paper in ‘International Conference on Ayurveda -2011′ held by Sri Sai Ram Ayurveda Medical College and Research Centre, Chennai and also at national seminar conducted in Udupi.
    o Presented poster in FRLHT Bangalore.
    o Attended many seminars and camps.

PUBLICATIONS

  • • A study on the prevalence of psychiatric symptoms in patients of Apsmara vis-à-vis grandma epilepsy and the effect of Mahakalyanaka Ghrita on those symptoms. JBSO, DOI 10.7897/2321-6328.01210
    • Evaluation of the Nidanarthakaratva of Atisara-Grahani-Arsha.JBSO, DOI 10.7897/2321-6328.01411
    • Assessment of prognostic aspects of kamala by Taila Bindu Pariksha: A qualitative study. JPSI, DOI 10.7897/2277- 4572.02572

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research Experience of 3 Years wherein worked on the following topics
o “A Critical analysis of Samavastha and niramavastha of the doshas and its clinical application.”
o A study to evaluate the prognosis of kamala based on Taila bindu pareeksha.

OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

  • • Had coordinated one day skill development programme SUBODHINI 2020 on “Anveshana- learn to unravel the treasure”. The programme was accompanied with an inter-college Shloka recitation competition.
    • Contributory author of two e-books – Compendium on Kala and Compendium on Aturopakrama published by Darshana students association, Dept. of P.G. Studies in Ayurveda Siddhanta, G.A.M.C Mysore.

Dr. Manjusha A.T.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Manjusha. A. T has completed her BAMS from Pankajakasthuri Ayurveda Medical College & Hospital, Thiruvanthapuram and pursued post graduation from Amrita School of Ayurveda, Kollam. Her post-graduation thesis was on the topic “Defining and ennumerating Nyayas from Chakara samhita with Gangadhara commentary” secured Best thesis of year 2016 and a first class status with a percentage of 72.80 in final year PG exam.  She develops students interest in Samhita patana and basic siddhantas of Ayurveda through proper guidances. She has an interest in literature, Fine arts and a member of judging panel in cultural events.

EDUCATION

  • BAMS, MD (AYU)

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • • Pursued her PG with a status of first class with a percentage of 72.80 and one of the topper in MD Ayurveda Samhita Siddhanta Final Exam conducted by Amrita Viswa Vidhyapeedam.
    • Best thesis of year 2016, Amrita school of Ayurveda.

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

  • After completion of BAMS, She worked as Medical officer on daily wages at Govt. Ayurveda Dispensary, Thuravoor for the period of 2 months. Later joined as a consulting physician for 1 year in Kottakal Arya Vaidyasala, Punnapra. 
  • Then for a duration 8 months, she worked as a full time medical officer in Vagbhada Ayurveda Chikitsa Kendram, Karunagappally. 
  • She has participated in several medical camps and workshops after her graduation and throughout her post graduation life. 
  • After Post graduation, she joined as assistant professor in Sharada Ayurveda Medical College & hospital from April 2nd 2019 till date with an experience of 1 year 2 months.

PUBLICATIONS/JOURNAL/CONFERENCE PAPERS

1. “Nyaya and its relevance in Ayurveda ” in Global journal of research on medicinal plant & indigenous medicine with ISSN 2277-4289

OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

  • • Participated in webinar series organised by Department of Kayachikitsa, Samhita & Siddhanta and Ras sashtra, Mandsaur Institute of Ayurveda Education & Research, Mandsaur from 23-6-2020 to 26-06-2020.
    • Participated in “International Ayush Conference & Exhibition ” on 9th November 2017 at World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE
    • Participated and was a part of different organzing committees in parayana programmes such as Carakatatvamrtam 2016, Ayusutriyam 2015 & Carakatatvamritam 2014, on Caraka Nidana sthana & Indriya sthana, Astanga hridya sutra sthana & Charaka samhita, Vimana sthana respectively, conducted by the PG department of Samhita, Sanskrit & Siddhanta on October 2016, May 2015 & .October 2014 respectively.
    • Participated in ” Amritasutram 2016″, a seven day intense workshop on the sutrasthana of Astanga hridayam from 7th – 14th of August 2016 organised by Amrita centre for Advanced Research in Ayurveda at the Amrita School of Ayurveda campus, kollam, kerala.
    • Presented a paper titled ” Nyaya and its relevance in Ayurveda” in the International seminar held on 31 January – 03 February 2016 organised in connection with the 5 day Third Global Ayurveda Festival at Kozhikode, Kerala.
    • Participated in the Amritavarsham 62 Ayurveda Medical Camp which was conducted at Amritapuri on 26, 27 September 2015 organised by the Amrita school of Ayurveda, Amrita Ayurveda hospital and Amrita Ayurveda Research centre as Consultant PG.
    • Participated and worked as PG supporting members in scientific committee in National seminar on Ayurveda approach to the prevention and management of Neuro degenerative diseases organized by Amrita School of Ayurveda, Amritapuri, Kerala on 27th -28th of February 2015
    • Attended the three day international seminar on “Scientific knowledge systems in Ancient Sanskrit texts -Traditions and Innovations” organised by the Centre for Vedanta studies, University of Kerala, Thiruvanthapuram, on 21st – 23rd January 2015 held at the university senate chamber, Thiruvanthapuram and She has presented a paper on ” Importance of Nyayas (maxims) in the study of Ayurvedic texts”
    • Attended 2 days workshop on “Magic and Logic of Samskritam” by Srisampadananda Mishra organised by Samskriti held on 21st and 22nd of August 2014 in Amrita school of Ayurveda.
    • Participated in the “Pre – conference workshop” on Research methodology, Biostatistics and Scientific writing” organised in connection with Global Ayurveda Festival held at kochi, kerala on 19th February 2014 and also participated GAF 2014 on Ayurveda in Public health.
    • Participated in various CMEs, workshops and national seminars throughout the professional life.

Mr. Ganesha Krishna Sharma .M.V.

Lecturer

He is presently working as Sanskrit lecturer in the department Samhita Siddhanta in Sharada Ayurveda medical college and hospital Mangaluru. He has graduated in Sanskrit and post graduated in Sanskrit literature. He also obtained Post graduation in Hindi as correspondence. He has successfully managed various responsibilities given by the authorities time to time, including academic works extracurricular activities.

EDUCATION

  • • 2018 M.A (HINDI) – from DAKSHINA BHARAT HINDI PRACHAR SABHA , MADRAS
    • 2016 M.A ( SANSKRIT) from RAJIV GANDHI CAMPUS SRINGERI Which comes under CENTRAL SANSKRIT UNIVERSITY (Formerly Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan , Deemed to be university ) New Delhi
    • 2014 B.A – DEGREE from S.D.M College ujire (autonomous). MANGALORE UNIVERSITY

HONORS AND AWARDS

• National institute of Prakrit studies and research under the aegis of Bahubali Prakrit vidyapeetha (R) shravanabelagola Awarded the certificate of PRAKRIT MADHYAMA on being duly certified to have passed the prescribed examination in the year 2013.

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

October 2019 to till date  – Lecturer at Sharada Ayurveda Medical College and hospital Mangaluru
March 2018 to September 2019  – Assistant professor at Karavali Ayurvedic Medical College Hospital and Research Center Mangaluru
May 2016 to March 2018  – Sanskrit Teacher at S.D.M English Medium School (CBSE) Ujire

OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

  • • Participated in 3 days national level workshop on Development in Rights Language.
    • Trained and actively participated in Yakshagana programmes
    • Worked as member of Editorial committee of School magazine VISION in SDM English medium school ujire.
    • Worked as a coordinator of Yakshagana classes at S.D.M English Medium School Ujire
    • Organized Three days Sanskrit workshop for Ayurveda students -AYURVEDASYA BHASHA SAMSKRUTAM PATHYATAM at Karavali Ayurvedic Medical college and Hospital Mangaluru.
    • Organized Three days Sanskrit workshop -AYURVEDASYA BHASHA SAMSKRUTAM PATHYATAM at Sharada Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital Mangaluru.
    • Member of organizing committee of SUBODHINI-2020 Skill development series programme.