Being a part of the Ashtavaidya tradition Sri Vaidyamadhom Rishikumaran Namboodiri known by short name VRN, learnt the primary lessons of Ayurveda from his father late Vaidyamadhom Valiya Narayanan Namboodiri in childhood itself. He had also completed his academic degree course in Ayurveda from Vaidyratnam Ayurveda College, Ollur. He had a successful career as a Govt. Medical Officer. Retired as District Medical Officer under Govt of Kerala, he is currently taking care of patients from nearby.
Vaidyan Devan Namboodiri had completed his Pre-Ayurveda & Ayurveda courses at Ayurveda college, Coimbatore under Gurukula system. After completing academic studies, he started private practice and also learnt ancient Indian sciences like Nyaaya, Meemmamsa, Yog, etc. from well-known scholars like Poomully Neelakandhan Namboodiripad, Vaidyamadhom Valiya Narayanan Namboodiri, Vaisravanath Vasudevan Namboodiri, etc.
He is also practicing Hastyayurveda (Ayurveda for Elephants).
He is the founder and chief physician of Narayanalayam Ayurveda Chikitsalayam
Hailing from ancient family of Koottanad Manghat House, Graduate in Zoology from Govt. Victoria College, Palakkad, PG Diploma In Computer Applications from BDPS Madras, Diploma in Pharmacy. Former employee of Harrisons Malayalam Plantations. Started a Computer Education centre at Koottanad in 1993 and more actively involved in agriculture and social activities. More specifically involved in Organic farming promotion activities and Ecological preservation activities
Vaidyan K T Vinod Krishnan has vast clinical experience of 24 years specializing in Marma as well as Sports medicine. Having taken BAMS from VPSV Ayurveda College ,Kottakkal, started practicing in his own hospital called Amiya Ayurveda Nursing Home & Research Centre. He has published more than 50 Articles in various dailys and magazines and 12 papers in theBody Marmas, Marma Adangal, Foot Massage, Prevention & Management of sports injuries by Kalari methods, Diabetes & Hemiplegia. He had also held position as Secretary, Private Ayurveda Medical Practoners Association (PAMPA).
Currently he is:
Blessed by the discipleship of Vaidyabhushanam Padmabhushan K.Raghavan Thirumulpad, he studied Philosophy, Basic Principles and Practice of Ayurveda for 21 years along with formal education of MD(Ay) Salakyatanthra. Later he studied Clinical Ayurveda under Padmashree Dr.K.Rajagopal, Kollam.
His academic excellence lead him to various positions and currently he is Professor, Salakyatanthra, Vishnu Ayurveda College Shornur. Vaidyan M Prasad is actively involved various activities in Ayurveda community and hold positions like Trustee, Vaidyabhushanam K.Raghavan Thirumulapd Foundation for Ayurvedic Studies, Managing Trustee, Sunethri Foundation, Anchery, (a registered trust for research and propagation of Ayurveda), Varius positions in Ayurveda Medical Association of India, Life Member, The Association of SALAKIS (TAS), Editor, BHARATHEEYA VAIDYASAMVADAM quarterly journal, Member-Editorial board, APTA, monthly organ of AMAI, Member, Institutional Ethics Committee, Thrissur Pain & Palliative Care Society.
Apart from above, he has involved at different levels in publishing journals and periodicals like
Author-AYURVEDA PATANATHINORU AAMUKHAM, published by Thirumulpad Foundation, 2014
Co-author-“VIRUDHDHAHARAM- AYURVEDATHILUM PRAKRUTHICHIKITSAYILUM” published by Altermedia Thrissur. (2007)
Editor-ASHTANGAHRUDAYAM sararthabodhini commentary in Sanskrit by Vaidyan puthiyedath Raman Menon (2010) published by Thirumulpad Foundation 2010,
Editor-VICHARADHARA, autobiographic work by Vaidyabhushanam K. Raghavan Thirumulpad published by Thirumulpad Foundation, Chalakudy,
Editor and translator – ‘SIRASSEKADI VIDHI”, on special ayurvedic treatments of Kerala authored by the late Vaidyan Puthiyedath Raman Menon published by Thirumulpad Foundation, Chalakudy, etc.
Working on Autism Spectrum Disorders from 2002 onwards and has developed a new protocol (Sunethri Protocol for Autism) for the management of Autistic kids. This was presented in World Ayurveda Congress 2010, and Swadeshi Science Congress 2011, a unique achievement and carrying out treatment for more than 300 autistic patients.
Vasudevan Mooss, who is the heir of the renowned Ashtavaidya Family, the Thrissur Thaikat Mooss.
Graduated in Ayurveda from University of Calicut and had traditional education under Ashtavaidyan P T Narayanan Mooss, Ashtavaidyan Vaidyamadhom Rishikumaran Namboothiri and Vaidyabhooshanam Raghavan Thirumulpad. He is having an experience of more than 15 years in Ayurveda specialized in Ayurvedic Panchakarma procedures.
He is also actively involved in various organizations like CII, AMMOI, AMAI, AHMA etc and is an editorial member of “Oushadham” a journal on Ayurveda
Educational qualification Sishyathva of Vaidya Shaastra Mahodadhi Vaidyamadhom. Valiya Narayanan Namboothiri.
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery From Coimbatore Ayurveda college under madras university, in the. year 1987
Basic Sanskrit education from father Poonthottam Sankara Narayanan Namboothiri
Married to Latha PKN of Kuriyedath Mana, Patturaikkal, Thrissur. And is blessed with one son and a daughter.
Karmakshetra: Initial practice set up, through the beginning of Poonthottam Ayurvedasram on 13th July 1989 after completing 12 days bhajanam in Sukapuram Temple.
Started making own medicines for own patients and taking two important decisions, not to market the medicines outside and advertising in the media. With excellent support from friends and junior students of Coimbatore Ayurveda college, it gradually expanded in to an organisation named Ayurveda Vikaasa Kendram (Centre for Ayurvedic research and development).
He also began to training young Ayurveda graduates in all disciplines of Ayurveda including performance of manual therapy right from the beginning. Acquired own plot in 1995 at Kulakkad village near Cherpulassery and the hospital and manufacturing units started functioning.
Yoga centre was developed and for which a Yogamandapam was built, started incorporating with international Yoga groups like Krishnamachari Yogamandiram, Iyyenkar Yoga, Shadow Yoga etc, started exploring combined therapeutic program’s with Ayurveda Yoga and Tantra.
Indian classical art forms were developed in the campus in the form of its performance and training as it was understood to be augmenting the healing potential of Ayurveda. For that Poonthottam Kalaakshetram was initiated.
Started getting involved in many charitable health activities and developmental research activities for which Svasti Ayurvedic Trust was initiated. Poonthottam Ayurvedasram Pvt. Ltd was also started to make the system easier.
Medicinal plant cultivation and organic farming is another activity which supports the factory as well as the hospital, which is inherently connected to a small dairy farm. A temple is consecrated for Gurumoorthi who is the universal Guru, beyond all sectarianism. Altogether all these activities are contributing a traditional ambience of holistic Ayurveda.
Ayurveda Specialist Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Graduation Year 1986
Degree Earned B.A.M.S.
Name of the university Madras University
Specialty Ayurveda Specialist
Years of experience 26
Specific Skills and Interests Women’s Health, fertility and stress related problems, Bone, joint and Spine disorders.
Location AVN Arogya Ayurvedic Hospital 175 Vilachery Main Road Madurai 625004 India,
Engaged in developing Tablet Formulations from traditional Ayurvedic preparations.
Formulated more than 30 Proprietary Formulations for specific ailments from traditional Ayurvedic herbal preparations and launched them as branded Ayurvedic proprietary products.
Engaged in developing integrated understanding and specialized Ayurvedic treatments for specific ailments. Specialized in the treatment of fertility problems through Ayurveda.
Extensive research experience in areas like Diabetes, Cervical spondylosis, Lumber Spondylosis, Arthritis, women’s health and other ailments.
Involved in integrating counseling as an aid to treatment of various chronic diseases.
Engaged in interpreting the action of Ayurvedic medicines and therapies from a modern scientific point of view.
Taught Ayurvedic students in their graduation course.
Continued medical education training to Ayurvedic Doctors for promoting an integrated understanding of Modern Medicine and Ayurveda.
Conducting technical training programmes for Pharmaceutical marketing personnel.
Offered lectures on different topics in Ayurveda to groups of Ayurvedic enthusiasts
Vaidyan Thrivikraman completed Ayurvedacharya (B.A.M.S) course from Coimbatore Ayurveda College in the year 1990. He underwent clinical training under Dr. A.V. Balaraman for one year who was one of the leading ayurvedic physician in Kerala, and later underwent clinical training for four years under Padmasree.Dr..K.Rajagopalan, who is a scholar in both Modern medicine and Ayurveda.He has a working experience of more than 9 years in the renowned and prestigious institution, Kottakal Arya Vaidyasala, Kottakkal, Kerala. He worked at Kottakkal Ayurvedic Centre, Muscat; which is an outlet of Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala for 6 years. Vaidyan Thrivikraman is presently the chief physician of Swetaranya Ayurvedasram.
Hailing from Kannur, Member of Irinjippalli Illam, Karivallur. After completing Diploma in Naturopathy, started Gandhi Prakrithi Chikitsalayam at Ponnani. Qualified YOGA TTC from Sivananda Yoga Dhanwanthari Asramam, Neyyar, Trivandrum in 1990.
Visited many yoga centres throughout India, Conducting classes in Schools and various training centres. Presently running Yoga & naturopathy centre at Ponnani & Kunnamkulam.
Active in social works and organizations like State Treasurer, All Kerala Nature Cure Federation , Managing Director, Yoga & Naturopathy Health Resort, Ponnani, Yoga & nature Association Advisory Board Member, Nalla Bhakshanam Movement worker.
Successor of a great tradition. Son of Bhagavatha Vachaspathi Thottam Krishnan Namboothiri.
Ayurveda Tradition: Thottam Subrahmanian Namboothiri – his great grandfather – was a famous Ayurveda Vaidyan and specialist in Balachikitsa(Paediatrics) and Vishavaidyam (Toxicology). On the maternal side his mother is daughter of Udiyannur Neelakandan Namboothiripad who was disciple of Vaidyamadhom Valiya Narayanan Namboothiri. He acquired immense knowledge from the Grandhas and his education in Gurukula System for 12 years under the great Valloor Sankaran Namboothiri – an authority in the field of Keraleeya Vishavaidyam (Toxicology). Thus became the connecting link of three great traditions.
Presently running a GMP certified Oushadhashala at Vadassery namely Sreebhadra Ayurvedic Oushadhasala .
Married to Dr. Deepa an Ayurvedic Post Graduate.
The dedication and tradition as well as academics are well combined in the career of Ashtavaidyan E.T Ravi Mooss. Born in 1974, He began his traditional Gurukula form his father Ashtavaidyan E.T. Divakaran Mooss at young age and detailed Ashtangahrudaya from his great uncle Ashtavaidyan Brahmasree Pulamanthole Sankaran Mooss lessons at the age of 17.At the age of 19 he joined in Ayurveda college Coimbatore to attain academic qualification.
Worked with Club Mahindra Resorts, Goa for 6 months as Ayurvedic Doctor and Health club manager, FRLHT Bangalore and under his father Ashtavaidyan E. T. Divakaran Mooss in Maharishi Vedic University in The Netherlands, Germany also in India. He is the managing director of Aatma Ayurvedic private limited and head of the Department of internal medicine in Maharishi Vedic Medical college and hospitals , Vlodrop, The Netherlands. Conducted seminars, awareness classes in USA, Netherlands, Hungary, Croatia etc. Chief Consulting Physician in AYUS Ayurveda centre, Zadar, Croatia and Member of EURAMA- European Ayurveda Medical Association- Austria.
Vaidyan Sasi Kaimal completed his graduation from Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda College, Ollur. He is blessed with his study under the guidance of Vaidyabhooshanam Raghavan Thirumulpad and Dr.K.Rajagopalan.
With vast clinical experience, currently practicing at Melpathur Smaraka Ayurveda Hospital, Guruvayur.
Dr. Saraswathy M, popularly known as ‘Dr. Aparna Poomully Mana’ was born in Mallissery Mana in Palakkad district. Along with her modern school education she had undergone gurukulatraining under Valloor Sankaran Namboodiri from the age of seven. Sri.Valloor Sankaran Namboodiri, disciple of Late Cherukulappurath Krishnan Namboodiri was a colleague of Late. Poomully Aramthampuran.
For a period of more than a decade, she trained rigorously under Valloor in Sankrit, Vyakarana, Ashtangahrudayam, Charaka samhitha, Visha chikitsa, Bala chikitsa etc. and following hergurukula education, she completed her formal medicine course in Ayurveda at Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science & Research, Bangalore. Thereafter she married the grandson of Poomully Aramthampuran and became an integral part of the Poomully Mana.
Dr. Aparna Poomully Mana is associated with ‘Poomully Mana Heritage Ayurveda Treatment Centre’ as the Chief Resident Physician. Along with her attempt to preserve the ancient ayurvedic texts of Poomully Mana, she is conducting research on various unique ayurvedic formulations, Rasayana Chikitsa etc. and keeping alive the glorious spirit of Poomully Aramthampuran.
Dr. Aparna Poomully Mana is providing her services to Ashtangam Ayurveda Chikitsalayam as a Consulting Physician.