About Ayurveda

Ayurveda is the oldest science of medicine which emphasizes greatly on prevention rather than cure. It is said to be the Upaveda of Atharvaveda, due to this fact this system of medicine possess a unique feature of being holistic, eternal, and practical. Ayurveda has its origin from the Vedas and flowing through the great classics called samhithas of great Acharyas of Ayurveda as Charaka, Susrutha and Vaghbatta. This system has its nucleus in the theory of panchamahabootas – the basic five elements of the nature and the three humors of the body -vata, pitta and kapha in relation to the humans and the materials which he uses to live. Ayurvedic medicine has spectrum of therapies including treatment both internally and externally. Ayurveda is based on purification of body in natural way and the environment created removes all toxins and helps to regain natural tolerance and resistance toward disease.it helps to rejenuvate your body and regain your health. Ayurveda focuses mainly on lifestyle changes, diet patterns, yoga and pranayama for maintaining healthy life span. Evidences from text and vedas reveal the history of surgeries such as rhinoplasty, suturing, extracting foreign bodies, kidney stone removal etc. therefore the Ayurveda Vaidya Acharya Susrutha is considered as the Father of Surgery.

Principal’s Profile

Dr.CH Ramakrishnamacharya M.D , in Kayachikitsa & Ph.D in Phyto-Pharmacology and Therapeutics is heading the Institution.

He is also,

  • Member and President, Faculty of Ayurveda- The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
  • Senate Member- The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
  • Member-Board of studies- Ayurveda, The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
  • Member-Standing Academic Board, The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
  • Examiner-Ayurveda Course BAMS examinations- The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
  • Member Examinations, Selection- The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission, Chennai
  • Member- Indian Medical Practitioners Co-Op Stores, Chennai
  • Former Senior Vice President, All India Ayurveda Congress Tamil Nadu Chapter, Chennai

Paper Presentations & Seminars

  • Presented scientific papers and Participated in National and International Scientific Medical Seminars, Conferences etc
  • Chaired and Co-Chaired in National and International Scientific Medical Seminars, Conferences etc
  • Author for few research papers published in National and International Medical Journals
  • Editor and resource person for Ayurveda in Mother and Child health Published by UNICEF
  • Trainer and resource person for Ayurveda in Maternity Management, Mother and Child health program in Tamil Nadu
  • Co-ordinator for Continuance Medical Education Programme and ROTP program Conducted at Govt. Anna Hospital of Indian Medicine, Chennai sponsored by Dept. of AYUSH, and Rasthriya Ayurveda Parishad New Delhi
  • Member- Selection Committee for Ayurveda Faculty (Teachers) Recruitment, Tamil Nadu Government
  • Guide for Ph D research in Ayurveda faculty at Shree Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Maha Vishwa Vidyalaya (Deemed University), Kanchipuram