Diet and Agni

A day of theory and practice under the expert guidance of Dr. Palitha Serasinghe

Following from Dr. Palitha's well recieved workshop "Ayurveda Self Massage Course" we are pleased that he is returning to share knowledge of another aspect of Ayurveda. As before the venue will be Middleton the National Botanic Gardens of Wales.

Explore the relationship between Diet and Agni - the inner digestive fire as taught by Ayurveda the Vedic system of medical diagnosis and treatment. Learn about the do’s and dont’s of eating, the ways of firing up agni and the relationship between digestion and health.

Presenter: Dr. Palitha Serasinghe graduated as a Physician of Ayurveda in 1982 from the Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, with first class honours, and has since then worked within the field of Ayurveda. He went on to become lecturer, senior lecturer and Head of Department at the University: as well as a physician and Ayurveda Consultant Physician at the University’s Ayurveda Teaching Hospital and was fundamental to the development of Ayurveda research and research policy in Sri Lanka.
Dr. Serasinghe graduated from Toyama Medical And Pharmaceutical University in Japan with a PhD in Medicine and Pharmacology. To further develop his knowledge and clinical skills, Dr. Serasinghe practiced with some of the most eminent healing masters of traditional Ayurveda and Keral panchkarma enabling him to develop a profound spiritual understanding of both Ayurveda and Keralan massage.
He has conducted courses, seminars and workshops in Ayurveda, Panchakarma and Ayurveda massage in Japan, Sweden and France.
Then in 2000 a visiting Academic Research Fellowship from the Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme enabled him to carry out postdoctoral Ayurveda medical research at Kings College London.
Dr. Serasinghe is currently Assistant Director and the Principal Lecturer ar the College of Ayurveda (UK) where he continues to teach and research the subject of Ayurdeva.

Date: Sunday 14th September 10.00 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Fee: £30

Venue: Middleton - the National Botanical gardens of Wales

See Also Clinic with an Ayurveda Practitioner

Last Modification: Saturday 13 of March, 2004 15:42:02 GMT   -----   ©Padmasambhava 2008

The original document is available at