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Transdisciplinary Knowledge Framework Course


1st October 2018
1. Introduction to Trans-Disciplinary Knowledge Framework – Historical, Political and Epistemological Overview – Darshan Shankar

2. Philosophical Foundations – Methods of Enquiry & Logic – M.A.Lakshmithathachar

3. Philosophical Foundations – Darshana & Pramana – Subrahmanya Kumar

4. Understanding Change – Classification Strategies to Understand Multivariate Change – Chandrashekhar Desai


9th October 2018
1. Music Appreciation 1 – Fundamentals to Appreciate Music – Ramkumar Tumkur

2. Philosophical Foundations – Samkhya – Padmini Nagaraj


15th October 2018
1. Music Appreciation 2 – Unity in Diversity and Diversity in Unity – Ramkumar Tumkur

2. Chronobiology in Ayurveda – S N Venugopalan Nair

3. Ayurveda Biology – Transcending the Science of Life – Vishnuprasad C N


22nd October 2018
1. Music Appreciation 3 – Aesthetics in Music – Ramkumar Tumkur

2. Ayurgenomics – Malali Gowda


29th October 2018
1. TransDisciplinary Research in Traditional Medicine – Ashwini Godbole

2. Pharmacological Networking – Vishnu Prasad CN


12th November 2018
1. Clinical Research in Ayurveda: Challenges and Facing the Challenges – Satish Rao, Poornima Devkumar, Prasan Shankar


19th November 2018
1. Introduction to Nyaya – MA Alwar


5th, 12th, 19th, 26th November 2018
1. TransDisciplinary Knowledge (Dance) – Anuradha


Reading Material

1. Ayurvedic Amalaki Rasayana promotes improved stress tolerance and thus has anti-aging effects in Drosophila melanogaster

2. Amalaki rasayana, a traditional Indian drug enhances cardiac mitochondrial and contractile functions and improves cardiac function in rats with hypertrophy

3. Withania somnifera reverses Alzheimer’s disease pathology by enhancing low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein in liver

4. Cinnamomum cassia Bark in Two Herbal Formulas Increases Life Span in Caenorhabditis elegans via Insulin Signaling and Stress Response Pathways

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