Is Ayurveda a good Career option?

I think Ayurveda is a great Career option. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Ayurveda actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Ayurveda. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Ayurveda, when I came across: - Ayurveda/Career-in-Ayurveda/english

Dr Rekha Khanna's overview!

Dr Rekha Khanna has 17 years & 1 month of professional experience in Ayurveda. Dr Rekha Khanna has worked in Ayurveda as Doctor in Various Hospitals. In Dr Rekha Khanna's own words, this is how Dr Rekha Khanna got into Ayurveda: "After completing my graduation in Medicine, I did specialization in Ayurvedic Medicine. I have been working as a Ayurvedic Doctor and Gynaecologist since 1999." I searched Dr Rekha Khanna on Google and found this profile:

Career Video on Ayurveda

In a video, Dr Rekha Khanna has talked about various aspects of a Career in Ayurveda. Dr Rekha Khanna started by explaining Ayurveda as: "Ayurvedic Medicine is a system of healing that originated in ancient India. It is defined as the "knowledge of living" or the "science of longevity." Ayurvedic medicine utilizes diet, detoxification and purification techniques, herbal and mineral remedies, yoga, breathing exercises, meditation, and massage therapy as holistic healing methods ." It was an amazing video with great information.

It was a welcome change to see the video touch upon Education as theoretical knowledge needed to excel at Ayurveda, and not merely as Qualifications needed to enter Ayurveda. Dr Rekha Khanna touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Science Subjects
  • History of Ayurveda
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Shalay Chikitsa -Surgery
  • Ophthalmology & ENT
  • Bal Rog Chikitsa - Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Dr Rekha Khanna then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Ayurveda:
  • Communication
  • Listening
  • Observation
  • Analytical
  • Empathy
It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.
Dr Rekha Khanna believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Ayurveda:
  • Safe Medicines
  • Cost Effective for Patients
  • Career Opportunities
  • High Demand
  • Respect & Recognition
There are a few Challenges in this Career which one needs to be cognizant of.
And, Dr Rekha Khanna believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Ayurveda:
  • Time Consuming
  • Impatient Patients

In the final section of the video Dr Rekha Khanna talks about How a day goes in a Career in Ayurveda. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Ayurveda, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

Career Counseling 2.0

This disposition on a Career in Ayurveda was just the starting point of my research on LifePage. LifePage allows you to explore thousands of Career Options. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage is Career Counseling 2.0 - while most platforms continue to use age old psychometric tests to identify hidden skills and interests of individuals. LifePage has turned the tables completely with an Awareness based approach. Read about them on:

Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:
  • Career in Ayurveda
    [Hospital Director | Uttaranchal Ayurvedic Hospital, Dehradun]

  • Career in Ayurvedic Therapy
    [Therapist | Self Employed]

  • Career in Naturotherapy
    [Doctor | Various Creative Assignments]

  • Career in Ayurveda
    [Ayurvedic Physician | Uttaranchal Ayurvedic College & Hospital]

Information about other Career Options

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