Wednesday, 10 August 2011

SYLLABUS OF POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA COURSE IN YOGA THERAPY (One year plus six months internship) OF PUNJAB UNIVERSITY, CHANDIGARH

1. Duration
The duration of the course leading to the Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy shall be one year and
six months internship. The examination shall held once in a year in the month April/ May or on such
other dates as may be fixed by the syndicate.
Every candidate shall pay his examination fee at the time of admission to the course along with other
charges, i.e., tuition fee etc. (as per syndicate discussion).
2. Eligibility A person who has passed from Punjab University or from any other recognized
University whose examination has been recognized as equivalent to the corresponding examination
(under 10+2+3 system of education) of this University shall be eligible to join the Diploma Course:
A Bachelor’s Degree in any Faculty with at least 50 percent marks in the aggregate and preference
will be given to the students having any course regarding yoga and reservation shall be provided as per
the Rules and Regulation of the University provided that in case of candidates having Bachelors degree
of the university through modern India languages [Hindi/Urdu/Punjabi (Gurmukhi Script)] and /or in a
classical language (Sanskrit/Persian/ Arabic)or degree of any other university obtained in the same
manner recognized by the syndicate, 50% marks in the aggregate shall be calculated by taking into
account full percentage of marks in all the papers in language excluding the additional optional paper,
English and the elective subject taken together.

3. Admission
Admission to the course will be on the basis of merit as per the decision of the University.
4. Resolving of Ties
The case of tie at any stage in the perception of the merit list, the inter-se merit will be
determined according to the following criteria:
i) A candidate getting higher percentage of marks in the qualifying examination shall rank higher in
order of merit.
ii) In case of the tie in marks in qualifying examination candidates seat in age shall held higher in order
of merit.
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5. Interviews
All the candidates whose names appear in the merit list shall have to appear for interview prior to the
admission. In case candidates who do not appear for the interview will not be considered for admission.
The candidates must produce all the relevant certificates in original for verification at the time of
interview failing which they will not be considered for admission.
6. Grace marks
Grace marks shall be given@ one per cent of the aggregate marks of the University examination.
A candidate may avail of the grace marks either in the aggregate or in one or more papers as may be to
his advantage. Grace marks shall, however, be given only for passing the examination or for earning the
higher division and not for passing the examination with distinction.
7. Re-appear
If a candidate is required to reappear in a paper; which has 75% internal assessment, he will be
given one more opportunity to qualify in that paper without attending a fresh course. This work
assignment may be determined by the Head of the University Department/Principal of the College.
8. Exam Form & Fee The last dates by which examination admission forms and fees must reach
the Controller of Examinations shall be four weeks before the dates fixed for commencement of the
examinations of the semesters concerned, provided that an admission form and fee may be entertained
after that with a late fee as prescribed by the Syndicate from time to time, but not later than two weeks
before the commencement of the examination.
9. Successful candidates shall be classified as under;
(i) Those who obtain 75% or more of the total. First Division with Distinction
(ii) Those who obtain 60% or more of the aggregate . First Division
marks but less than 75% marks in the examinations
(iii) Those who obtain 50% or more of the aggregate Second Division
marks but less than 60% marks in the examinations
(iv) Those who obtain 40% or more of the aggregate Third Division
Marks but less than 50% marks in the examinations
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Rules
1. Intake:
Proposed number of seats are 25.
2. Reservation of Seats:
Reservation in seats shall be provided as per the Rules and Regulation of the University.
3. Weightages:
The weightages shall be given as per the Rules for Admission to the courses offered by the University.
4. The head of the University Department/Principal of the College shall forward to the Controller
of Examinations at least five weeks before the commencement of the examination, a list of the students
along with their admission forms and fees who have satisfied the requirements of regulation and are
qualified to appear in the examination.
Whenever the application or fee of the candidate is received more than three days after the last
date prescribed above, he shall pay an additional fee as fixed by the Syndicate, provided that such
application shall be entertained only up to three weeks before the commencement of the examination.
5. Every candidate shall be examined in the subjects as laid down in the syllabus prescribed from
time to time.
Seminar, Project and Workshop will be assessed internally on 100% basis. Viva-Voce shall be
conducted jointly by the internal and external examiners.
The Head of the University Department/Principal of the College shall forward these marks on the basis
of periodical tests, written assignment, case discussion, field trips etc. to the Controller of Examinations
at least one week before the commencement of the examination.
6. The Head of the University Department/Principal of the College will preserve the records on the
basis of which the internal assessment awards have been prepared for inspection, if needed by the
University, up to six months from the date of declaration of the results.
Project reports shall be submitted to the Head of the University department/Principal of the
College at least 10 days before the commencement of the examination. Reports received after the
prescribed date shall not be accepted.
7. A candidate who fails in the examination may be allowed to re-appear without attending a
fresh course in the next three consecutive examination/s if he fails to clear the examination within two
years of four chances he must attend the full course before he can appear in the examination again.
He shall pay admission fee as prescribed by the syndicate from time to time, per paper in each
annual examination subject to a maximum fee for the examination concerned and the admission fee for
reappear would be in addition to the admission fee charged for other examination if any in which he was
appearing.
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8. A deficiency up to 10 per cent lectures may be condoned by the Head of the University
Department/Principal of the College.
9. The medium of instruction and examination shall be English, Hindi & Punjabi
10. The internal assessment awards of a candidate who fails in the examination shall be carried
forward.
11. As soon as possible after the termination of the examination, the Controller of Examinations
shall publish a list of the candidates who has passed.
GUIDELINES AND SYLLABUS FOR PG DIPLOMA COURSE IN YOGA THERAPY
1. Name of the Course PG Diploma Course in Yoga Therapy.
2. Duration One year (plus six months internship)
3. Objectives The course aims at
i) Promoting positive health, prevention of stress related health problems and rehabilitation through
therapeutic yoga.
ii) Integral approach of Yoga Therapy to common ailments.
iii) Imparting skills to the students enabling them to introduce Yoga to improve & maintain health to
general public, and Yoga for total personality development of students in schools, colleges and
universities.
iv) Invoking scientific attitude and team spirit in the students to channelize their energies in creative
and constructive endeavors.
v) Enabling the students to establish Yoga Therapy centers in the service of common man.
vi) Creating global awareness regarding beneficial aspects of Yoga Therapy.
vii) Providing global dimension and application to Yoga Therapy.
4. Syllabus
The syllabus is made to fulfill these objectives containing therapy paper, practical research and project
work with clinical experience. ‘PG Diploma Course in Yoga Therapy’ consists of the following
evaluation schedule.
Part-I Theory 5 Papers (80 marks each) = 400
Part-II Practical 2 Papers (100 marks each) = 200
Part-III Project work viva-voce =100
Part-IV Clinical Examination and vivavoice
1 Paper (100 marks) =100
Part-V Internal Assessment 20 marks in each theory paper(5x20)=100
Total Marks 900
Note:
Part-I and Part-II will be evaluated externally and Parts III, IV and V will be evaluated internally by a
panel of three examiners appointed by the Principal of the Institution/Head of the Department.
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5. Internship
After successful completion of final examination with minimum 40% marks in theory with 50% in
aggregate, the diploma will be issued after completion of six weeks of internship in Yoga Centre.
(i) Places of posting for Internship
1. Yoga Therapy Treatment Center of the University, PGI, Chandigarh, General Hospital Sector 16,
GMCH Sec. 32, Poly Clinic Sec. 22, Dhanwantari Ayurvedic College and Hospital Sec 46B,
Chandigarh, and Braham Rishi Gautama Patel Ayurvedic Charitable Hospital, Pinjore.
2. Yoga units of any other hospitals recognized by the University.
3. Recognized Institutions of Yoga.
(ii) Project Work
To learn various methods to achieve the aims and objectives and writing case history measurement.
Analyses and report of the project work offered from different aspects of the course.
(iii) Scheme of Evaluation
As this is a course with the objectives mentioned above, the assessment will be based on attendance in
theory and practical classes, assignments in the form of worksheets for practical, synopsis of lectures for
theory, report of the team work, personality changes of students as they go through the course as
assessed and evaluated by teachers
6. Marks and gradation
1. Theory of Paper Marks
1.1. Foundation of Yoga 100 (80+ 20)
1.2 Basics relevant to Yoga Therapy 100 (80+ 20)
1.3 Human Biology 100 (80+ 20)
1.4 Integral approach to Yoga Therapy 100 (80+ 20)
1.5 Yoga Therapy in practice 100 (80+ 20)
TOTAL 500 (400 + 100 Internal Assessment)
2. Practicals
I. Asanas, Pranayamas, Mudras and Bandhas. 100
II. Kriyas, Meditation Techniques, Yoga Therapy
Special Techniques. 100
TOTAL 200
3. Project Report and Viva-Voce. 100
4. Clinical examination and Viva-Voce. 100
GRAND TOTAL 900
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NOTES ON SYLLABUS
Hours Marks
101. Foundations of Yoga 90 80
1. Section A - 32
2. Section B - 32
3. Section C - 16
102. Basics Relevant to Yoga Therapy 90 80
1. Section A - 32
2. Section B - 32
3. Section C - 16
103. Human Biology 90 80
1. Section A - 32
2. Section B - 32
3. Section C - 16
104. Basics of Integral Approach to Yoga Therapy 90 80
1. Section A - 32
2. Section B - 32
3. Section C - 16
105. Yoga Therapy in practice 90 80
1. Section A - 32
2. Section B - 32
3. Section C - 16
106. Practical – I 180 100
1. Selected Asanas - 60
2. Pranayamas - 30
3. Mudras and Brandhas - 10
Practical – II 180 100
1. Selected Kriyas - 60
2. Meditation - 20
3. Yoga Therapy special techniques - 20
107 Project Work
To learn various methods to achieve the aims and objectives and writing case history,
measurement, analysis and report of the project work offered from different aspects of the
course.
108. Clinical Examination
Clinical Examination will be conducted to test the ability of the students to understand the
patients’ health problem and select suitable yoga practices.
To enable the student teachers to handle and use different Laboratory Equipment/Tests for
Investigations and Diagnostic purposes.
a) Physiology and Bio-Chemistry
Parameters
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1. .Pulse Rate:
2. Tenperature(Skin/Oral)
3. Blood Pressure
4. Hemoglobin
5. Glucose
b) Psychology
Parameters
1. Stress
2. Span of Attention
3. Amxiety
109. Internal assessment
Internal assessment will be based on marks obtained in the worksheet of practical and synopsis
of lectures of theory. Assessment by the teachers on the team work, personality changes and
behavior.
Paper- 101 (Foundations of Yoga)
Important Note: The paper setter is requested to set the question paper strictly according to the
instructions and syllabus given below:
Max. Marks : 100 marks
Theory : 80 marks
Time Allowed : 3 hours Internal Assessment : 20 marks
Instructions for the Paper setter and Students:
1. There shall be ten questions in all spread over whole syllabus.
2. Students shall be given internal choice i.e. the students shall attempt five questions out of 10
questions.
3. All question will carry equal marks i.e. 16 marks each.
4. Questions will be set according to the weightage of marks given to each section i.e. 4 questions
each from Section A & B and 2 Questions from Section C.
5. Students shall attempt 2 Questions each from Section A & B and 1 Question from
Section C.
Section-A (32 marks)
Orientation of Patanjali Yogasutra
Samadhi Pad
i) Definition of Yoga, Nature and classification of chitvritties, Method to control of
chitvritties.
ii) Classification of Sampragyat and Asampergyat Smadhi.
iii) Ishwarpranidhaw, Defini
tion and qualities of Ishwara.
iv) Define Chittvikshepa and control of chittvikshepa, Define sabijasmadhi and nirbija
smadhi.
Sadhana Pad
v) Kriya Yoga and its classification, Definitions of Kleshas. Method to Control the
Kleshas.
vi) Karmashaya, Drishya and Drashta, Nature and cause of Heya, Hetu, Hanan, Hanopaye.
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vii) Ashtang Yoga.
Vibhuti and Kavalya Pad
viii) Sanyam, Antrang Yoga and Bahirang Yoga.
ix) Introduction Define Powers of Yogi.
x) Kavayla Pad (In Brief)
Section-B
Orientation of Hathyoga Pradipika (32 marks)
Hath Yoga
i) Historical background, Introduction, meaning and importance of Hath Yoga.
ii) Places of Hathyoga practice, destructives and constructives of Yoga.
iii) Define Yama, Niyamas and Asanas according to Hath Yoga Pradipika.
iv) Methods of Hathyoga Practice.
v) Mitahara, Pathya and Apathyahar.
vi) Pranayama, and its techniques and benefits.
vii) Shatt Kriyas techniques and benefits.
viii) Methods of Mudras and Bandhas, its techniques and benefits.
ix) Kundalni, Ida and Pingla.
Gheranda Samhita
x) Ghata Yoga- Introduction, Saptang Yoga.
xi) Shatkriyas- Classification, Methods and its benefits.
xii) Bandhas-Mudras- Classification, Methods and Benefits
Section-C (16 marks)
Shivyog Depika
i) Shivyogadepika-Introduction, Classification of Yoga, Comparison between Rajyog and
Shivyog.
ii) Two types of Shivanjana, Shivswarupa.
iii) Nadi, Prana, Meditation- Objects for Meditation, Posture, Chakras
iv) Conductives for Smadhi, Layayoga, Mantra Yoga
REFERENCE BOOKS:
1. Rajayoga – Swam Vivekananda – Ramakrishna Ashrama Publications.
2. Hathayoga Pradipika of Swatmarama – Kaivalyadhama, Lonavala.
3. The Science of Yoga – Taimini – Theosophical Publishing House. Adyar Madras.
4. Yogasutras of Patanjali – Hariharananda Aranya, University of Calcutta Press, Calcutta.
5. Patanjal Yoga Pradeepa Omananda Tirtha – Geeta Press, Gorakhpur.
6. Gherandasamhita – Bihar School of Yoga, Munger, Bihar.
7. Shivayogadipika – Sadashivabrahmendra. Ananda Ashramagranthavali, Choukhamba
Press.
8. Yoga Darshan: Swami Niranjananada-Sri Panchadashanam Paramahamsa Alakh Bara,
Deoghar.
9. Four chapters on freedom (commentary on the Yoga sutras of Patanjali), Swami
Satyananda (1983). Bihar school of Yoga Munger.
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Paper- 102 (Basics relevant to Yoga Therapy)
Important Note: The paper setter is requested to set the question paper strictly according to the
instructions and syllabus given below:
Max. Marks : 100 marks
Theory : 80 marks
Time Allowed : 3 hours Internal Assessment : 20 marks
Instructions for the Paper setter and Students:
1 There shall be ten questions in all spread over whole syllabus.
2 Students shall be given internal choice i.e. the students shall attempt five questions out of 10
questions.
3 All question will carry equal marks i.e. 16 marks each.
4 Questions will be set according to the weightage of marks given to each section i.e. 4 questions
each from Section A & B and 2 Questions from Section C.
5 Students shall attempt 2 Questions each from Section A & B and 1 Question from
Section C.
Section –A (32 marks)
Basics Relevant to Yoga Therapy
i) Orthography of Devanagari Varnamala, Classification of Varnas and Prayatna.
ii) Karakas.
iii) Writing of Varnamala using Roman Transliteration.
iv) Classification of Sanskrit words; Subantas (Ajantha & Halanta).
v) Gender, Vachnas, Cases, Declaration of following words in cases-
Rama, Hari, Guru, Pitri, Lata, Mati, Dhenu, Phalam, Vari, Gau, Marut, Vidvas, Rajan,
Asmad, Yushmad, Tad, Kim.
vi) Raghuvamshamahakavyam- Ist Sarga, 1-25 Shlokas.
Basics of Sanskrit
i) Kriyapada- Classification, Lakaras, Purusas, Vachanas.
ii) Declaration of following root words in Lat, Lrt, Lan, Lot and Vidhi Lin-
Bhu, Khad, Vad, Dhya, Path, Sev, Kshi, Prachchh,Tush, Kath, Chint, Ad, As, Jagri, Bha,
Kri.
iii) Avyayas- different kinds of Avyayas, Upsargas, Nipatas.
iv) Elementary knowledge of all kinds of Sandhis with examples in Sanskrit.
v) Elementary knowledge of voices, compound words with examples in Sanskrit.
vi) Study of following Shlokas from Panchtantra-
1) Mitrabheda – 20,22,23,81,118
2) Mitraprapti - 2,7,25,36,40,80
3) Kakolukiyam - 7,24,57,59,75
4) Labdha Pranasham - 11,13,41,64,68
5) Apreekshitakarakam - 11,15,16,26,34
Section-B (32 marks)
Principles of Ayurveda in Yoga
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i) History and Philosophy of Ayurveda.
ii) Tridosa, Dhatus, Mala Sadasa.
iii) Dinacharya, Rutucharya
iv) Sadvrtta
v) Elements of Snehana, Svedana,Vamanavirechana, Basri Kriya in Panchakarma.
vi) Principles of Herbal Medicine & Natural Treatment.
vii) Concept of Health according to Ayurveda.
Section –C (Marks 16)
Principles of Naturopathy in Yoga
i) History and Fundamental Principles of Naturopathy.
ii) The Evolution of Human Body.
iii) Philosophy of the body, mind soul, and spiritual body.
iv) Philosophy of Indian Naturopaths- Mahatma Gandhi.
v) Laws of Nature Panch Maha Bhutas.
vi) Shareera Dharmas- Ahara, Nidra, Bhaya, Maithunam.
vii) Foreign Matter and toxins, accumulation in the body and elimination through Naturopathy.
REFERENCE BOOKS:
1. Sabda Manjari&Dhatu Manjari
2. Panchatantra
3. Raghuvamshamahakavyam of Kalidasa
4. Charakasamhita of Charaka
5. Astang Hridaya – Vagbhata
6. Practice of Nature Cure – By Henry Lindlahr
7. History & Philosophy of Nature Cure – By S. J. Singh
8. My Nature Cure – by Sh. M. K. Gandhi
Paper-103 (Human Biology)
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Important Note: The paper setter is requested to set the question paper strictly according to the
instructions and syllabus given below:
Max. Marks : 100 marks
Theory : 80 marks
Time Allowed : 3 hours Internal Assessment : 20 marks
Instructions for the Paper setter and Students:
1 There shall be ten questions in all spread over whole syllabus.
2 Students shall be given internal choice i.e. the students shall attempt five questions out of 10
questions.
3 All question will carry equal marks i.e. 16 marks each.
4 Questions will be set according to the weightage of marks given to each section i.e. 4 questions
each from Section A & B and 2 Questions from Section C.
5 Students shall attempt 2 Questions each from Section A & B and 1 Question from
Section C.
Anatomy & Physiology
Section –A (32marks)
Musculo-Streletal System:-
i) Classification of muscles and properties of each type.
ii) Mechanism of muscle contraction (Brief) – neuromuscular transmission (Brief), ligaments,
tendons.
iii) Skeleton-Bones-types, Structure & Function, Spinal column
iv) Joints – Types, Structure, Function
Blood and Immune System:-
i) Composition of blood corpuscles – R.B.C., W.B.C., Platelets.
ii) Haemoglobin – Coagulation of blood and anticoagulants Blood groups and its importance.
iii) Immunity – types & mechanism.
Cardiovascular System:-
i) Structure and functions of Heart.
ii)Classification of blood circulation.
iii) Blood Pressure & measurement of blood pressure and its disorders.
iv) Cardiac cycle, Pulse, E.C.G, Heart rate, Stroke vol and Cardiac output.
Respiratory System:-
i) Structure and functions of Respiratory System.
ii) Residual vol. Lungs capacity, Oxygen Debt and flow meter.
Section –B (32marks)
Digestive system
i) Structure and functions of Digestive system and Role of Digestive glands and their secretions.
Excretory System
i)Introduction of excretory system in human beings.
ii) Structure and functions of Kidney (in details)
iii) Structure of Nephorn and composition of urine and micturition.
Endocrine System
i) Structure and functions of glandular system and effect of their Hyper and Hypo Secretions on
human body i.e. (i) Pituitary gland (ii) Thyroid, Para Thyroid gland (iii) Adrenal gland (iv)
Pancreas.
Central Nervous System:-
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i) Cerebrum, cerebellum and Spinal Cord.
ii) Nerve- Structure and Properties of Neurons, Classification of neurons and nerve fibers,
Receptors and reflex and functions and important connection of cerebrum.
iii) Pons, Medulla, Thalamus, Hypothalamus, Cerebellum.
iv) Autonomic Nervous System:- Sympathetic, Parasympathetic System.
Section - C (16 marks)
Yogic Diet:-
a) Classification according to Triguna.
b) Vegetarian Vs. Non-vegetarian diet their Panchabhuta.
Nutrition & its component:-
a) Nutrients, Proximate Principles of diet their importance
b) Carbohydrates: - Monosaccharides, Polysaccharides
c) Proteins- Importance of Proteins in biological system, Essential & Non-essential amino
acids, biological value.
d) Vitamins
Fat Soluble and water soluble vitamins, Physiological role-requirement and source signs of
Deficiency.
REFERENCE BOOKS:
1. Human Physioology, C.C. Chatterjee (1992) Alaknanda Press, Kolkata.
2. Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses.
3. Illustrated Physiology by Ann B Menaught
4. Human Anatomy, B. D. Chaurasia (1993) C B S Publishers, Shahdra, Delhi.
5. Human Anatomy: Inderbir Singh (1984). Macmillan India Ltd., New Delhi.
6. A text book of Biochemistry – Subba Rao.
7. A text book of Medical Physiology – Guyton.
8. Introduction to Psychology – by Hilgard, E. R. Atkinson, R. L. and Atkinson (1979) R. C.
Harcourt Brace Jovanvich, New York.
9. Basic Psychology, stranges R & Solley, C. M. (1970), Tata Mcgraw-Hill, New Delhi.
Paper –104 (Basics of Integral Approach to Yoga Therapy)
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Important Note: The paper setter is requested to set the question paper strictly according to the
instructions and syllabus given below:
Max. Marks : 100 marks
Theory : 80 marks
Time Allowed : 3 hours Internal Assessment : 20 marks
Instructions for the Paper setter and Students:
1 There shall be ten questions in all spread over whole syllabus.
2 Students shall be given internal choice i.e. the students shall attempt five questions out of 10
questions.
3 All question will carry equal marks i.e. 16 marks each.
4 Questions will be set according to the weightage of marks given to each section i.e. 4 questions
each from Section A & B and 2 Questions from Section C.
5 Students shall attempt 2 Questions each from Section A & B and 1 Question from Section C.
Section-A (32 marks)
Sankhya Yoga
i) A critical study of Samkhya Yoga
ii) Meaning, Introduction, 25 Elements of Sankhya.
iii) Satkaryavada, Triguna.
iv) Similarities & Dissimilarities of Vyakta & Avyakta
v) Existence of Purusha, Plurality of Purusha and Prakriti.
vi) Samyoga, Sarga, Pratisarga, Karan.
Section-B (32 marks)
Bhagwat Geeta
i) Introduction, Immorality of Atma, Characteristics of Atma, Nature of Death.
ii) Karam and Karmyogi, Mind, Nature of Uncontrolled Senses of Yogi/ Sanyasi.
iii) Environment for Meditation,Triguna.
iv) Place, Seat, Posture, Condition of Mind, Result of Meditation.
v) Merits of Enlightened Yogi, Fate of Imperfect Yogi.
vi) Bhakti Yoga- Character-Types of Bhakta, Methods.
vii)Upanishad- Introduction, Role in Spiritual Path, Role for Moksha & teachings of Upanishads.
Section-C (16 marks)
Link between Man and Master
i) A general study of the Philosophy of Yoga as Practiced and taught by Maharishi Patanjajli,
Yogi Sh..Gurakh Nath, Sh.Aurobindo, Sh.Raman Maharishi and Swami Vivekananda.
REFERENCE BOOKS:
1. Sankhyakanka: Ishwarakrishna.
2. Shrimad Bhagavadgita – Dr S Radhakrishna
3. Dasopanishat
4. A Critical survey of Indian Philosophy – Chandradhara Sharma
5. Philosophy of Yoga: Swami Jnanananda, Sri Ramakrishnashrama Publications.
6. Yoga as a Philosophy and Religion – S. N. Dasgupta, Calcutta.
7. Gita for Modern man – Krishna Chaitanya (1986), New Delhi, Clarion Books.
8. Swami Krishnananda, A short history of religious and philosophic thought in India.
9. Basis and applicatons of Yoga Published by SVYASA, Bangalore.
Paper-105(Yoga Therapy in Practice)
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Important Note: The paper setter is requested to set the question paper strictly according to the
instructions and syllabus given below:
Max. Marks : 100 marks
Theory : 80 marks
Time Allowed : 3 hours Internal Assessment : 20 marks
Instructions for the Paper setter and Students:
1. There shall be ten questions in all spread over whole syllabus.
2. Students shall be given internal choice i.e. the students shall attempt five questions out of 10
questions.
3. All question will carry equal marks i.e. 16 marks each.
4. Questions will be set according to the weightage of marks given to each section i.e. 4 questions
each from Section A & B and 2 Questions from Section C.
5. Students shall attempt 2 Questions each from Section A & B and 1 Question from Section C.
SECTION-A (32marks)
A comprehensive study of the definition, Patho physiology, aetiology, clinical features, assessments and
yoga therapy.
- Respiratory System - Nasal Allergy and Asthma.
- Cardio Vascular System - Hypertension and coronary Artery diseases.
- Digestive System - Hyperacidity, irritable bowel syndrome.
- Reproductive System - Infertility and Menstrual disorders.
SECTION-B (32marks)
- Endocrine System - Diabetes, Obesity, Thyroid (Hypo and Hyper)
- Nervous System - Epilepsy, Migraine.
- Special Senses - Yoga for eyes, Yoga for disabled children.
Musculo - Skeletal System - Arthritis, Back Pain, Ankylosing spondylitis.
SECTION-C (16marks)
- Psychiatry - Anxiety, Depressive Neurosis, Stress, Insomnia.
- Psychology - Definition, Concept and meaning.
Mental Health and Mental Hygiene Concepts & their
relationship.
- Guidance and Counseling - Meaning, Concept and Techniques.
- Suicidal Behavior - Causes, Prevention and Treatment.
REFERENCE BOOKS
1. The principles and practices of Medicine Davidson
2. Apley’s system of Orthopaedics
3. Anatomy and Physiology of Yogic Practices – M. M. Ghore, Kaivalyadhama, Lonavala, Pune.
4. A systemic course in the ancient tantric techniques of yoga and kriya – Bihar School of Yoga,
Munger.
5. Yoga for different ailments – series pu blished by SVYASA, Bangalore and Bihar Yoga Bharati.
6. Yoga for common ailments. Robin Monro, Nagarathna & Nagendra – Guia Publication, U.K.
7. Yoga therapy by Swami Kuvalayanand, Kaivalaya dhama, Lonavala.
8. Yogic therapy: Swami Shivananda, Umachal Yoga Ashram, Kamakhya, Assam.
9. Light on Pranayama – B.K.S. Iyengar. Harper Collins Publishers, New Delhi.
10. Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha – Swami Satyananda Saraswati, Bihar School of Yoga,
Munger Bandhas & Mudras – by Swami Geetananda, Anandashrama, Pondicherry
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Practical – I
ASANAS: Compulsory Asanas
A. STANDING POSE
1.Suryanamaskar, 2. Tadasana, 3.Vrikasasana 4.Garudasana, 5.Janusirasana 6.Trikonasana,
7. Chakrasana, 8. Padhastasana, 9.Konasana, 10.Dhruvasana.
B. SITTING POSE
1.Vajrasana 2.Shashangasana 3.Vakraasana 4.Ardhmatsyendrasana 5.Padamasana 6.Yogmudrasana
7.Parvalasana 8.Akaranadhanurasana 9.Ardhpaschimotasana 10.Paschimotan asana 11.Bhadrasana
12.Gomukhasana 13.Bakasana 14.Badhgomukhasana 15.Sukhasana 16.Smastikasana
C. LYING POSE (SPINE FACING GROUND)
1.Sarvangasana 2.Ardhmatsyasana 3.Matsyasana 4.Malasana 5.Chakrasana 6. Pawanmukta Series,
7.Pawanmuktasana 8.Karanpeedasana 9.Shavasana 10.Halasana
D. LYING POSE (STOMACH FACING GROUND)
1.Bhujangasana 2.Ardhshalabhasana 3.Shalabhasana 4.Dhanurasana 5.Makarasana 6.Naukasana
7.Uttanpadasana 8.Nabhyasana 9.Ushtrasana 10.Suptarajasana
OPTIONAL ASANA
1.Telangularasana 2.Kkukutasana 3.Mayurasana 4.Shirshasana 5.Vatayansana 6.Ekpadsikandasana
7.Rajkapotasana 8.Natarajasana 9.Garbhasana 10.Puranbhujangasana
PRANAYAMAS (COMPULSORY)
1.Nadishoudhan 2.Ujjai 3.Sitali/shitkari 4.Suryabhedan 5.Chanderbhedan 6.Bhramari 7.Bhastrika
OPTIONAL
1.Ujjai 2.Bhastrika 3.Bhramari
MUDRAS
1.Vatmudra 2.Braham mudra 3.Gyanmudra 4.Chinmudra
BANDHAS (COMPULSORY)
1.Jalandar Bandhu 2.Jihwa Bandha
OPTIONAL
1.Uddiyana Bandha 2.Mula Bandha
106. Practical – II
KRIYAS (COMPULSORY)
1.Jalaneti 2.Agnisara 3.Kapalabhati 4.Trataka 5.Sutraneti 6.Gajakarani 7.Vastradhauti
8. Madhyamanauli 9.Shankha Prakshalana 10.Kunjal
KRIYAS (OPTIONAL)
1.Nauli 2.Dhand Dhauti 3.Vastra Dhauti 4.Shankhprakshalan
MEDICATION:
1.Traditional Meditation Techniques 2.Trataka Bahiranga and Antaranga 3.Ajapajapa
4.Antarmauna 5.Akashadharanas: Chidakasha, Hridayakasha, Daharakasha 6.Transcendental Meditation
7.Preksha Dhyana 8.Avarthana Dhyana etc 9.Yog Nidra
Yoga Therapy Special Techniques:
Minimum four modules, to be evolved by the Institution offering Yoga Therapy Course.
REFERENCE BOOKS:
1. Hathayoga Pradeepika – Swami Satyananda saraswati and Swami Muktibodhananda Sarasati,
(1993), Bihar School of Yoga, Munger.
2. Asana, Paranayama, Mudra, Bandha – Swami Satyananda Saraswati, Bihar School of Yoga,
Munger.
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3. Gheranda Samhita
4. Patanjala Yoga Sutra
5. New perspectives in Stress Management published by SVYASA, Bangalore.
6. Transcendental Meditation: Maharashi Mahesh Yogi.
106. Project Work
To learn the clinical methods case history writing, measurement of clinical (Symptoms and medication
scores), objective (purse, blood pressure, respiratory rate etc.). Psychological (questionnaire)
parameters. Writing of project report.
REFERENES BOOKS:
1. Research methods: published SVYASA, Bangalore.
2. Hutchinson’s Clinical Methods etc.
107. Clinical Examination.
Clinical Examination will be conducted to test the ability of the students to understand the patient’s
health problem and select suitable set of yoga practices.
109. Internal Assessment.
Internal assessment will be based on marks obtained in the worksheet of practical and synopsis of
lectures on theory. Assessment by the teachers on the team work, personality changes and behavior.
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