This graduate-level program offers students the opportunity to study with expert practitioners in India and examine the claim that systematic practice of ancient healing traditions promotes optimal health.
|Location||New Delhi, Dharamsala, India|
|Credit Type||Resident Credit|
|Sponsor||Center for Spirituality and Healing|
|Student Type||UofM Students, Non UofM Students|
|Student Year||Juniors, Seniors, Graduate Students|
|Language||No Language Prerequisite|
Tibetan Medicine, Ayurveda,& Yoga are interrelated, ancient, holistic Indian traditions that integrate ethics, spirituality, and healing. While studying with expert practitioners at the UMN and in India, students will examine the claim that the systematic practice of these traditions promotes healing and optimal health.
Students fly from MSP to New Delhi, where they can visit the Taj Mahal in Agra. Study Tibetan Medicine at Men-Tsee-Khang in Dharamsala and visit monasteries, temples, and Tibetan Children's Village. During free time, go trekking in foothills of Himalayan Mountains and attend variety of Yoga options.
Students spend 5 days at New Delhi YWCA in air-conditioned double rooms with twin beds, private bathrooms, and breakfast provided. Students spend 14 days at Hotel Tibet in Dharamsala in rooms with twin beds, private bathroom with shower and Western toilet. Breakfast provided.
February 3, 2020
May 18, 2020 - June 7, 2020
Using critical thinking, students will investigate scientific evidence for Tibetan Medicine, Ayurveda, and Yoga and propose additional research needed. Students will synthesize the philosophical, psychological, and ethical teachings of these traditions with their experiential knowledge in order to meet the course objectives and their own needs personally and professionally.
Excursions include visits to a Sikh temple and sightseeing in New Delhi, the Taj Mahal in Agra, Men-Tsee-Khang in Dharamsala, Delek Hospital,Temples, McLeod Ganj, foothills of Himalayan Mountains, Tibetan Children's Village, Yoga at Universal Power Yoga in Dharamsala.
The $5,035 Program fee covers:
Through a combination of classroom-based activities and experiential learning, students will be able to:
Prerequisite: CSPH 5315 – “Traditional Tibetan Medicine: Ethics, Spirituality & Healing.” This is a 2-credit course that is offered online. You can take 5315 Spring semester 2020 and be eligible for the 2020 India course.
Be aware: All programs require a $50 application fee. This fee will be charged to your student account upon submission of an online application.
To complete the online application for this program, you will need to select or provide the following information on the online application:
|Center Name||TC Learning Abroad Ctr|
|Education Abroad Term||May Session 2020|
|Program Name||Tibetan Medicine, Ayurveda, & Yoga|
|Track Name||Tibetan Medicine, Ayurveda, & Yoga|
Detailed descriptions and instructions for submitting each checklist item are included on the application checklist.