Ayurveda, the traditional Indian medicinal system remains as the most ancient living traditions with sound philosophical and experimental basis. “Ayurveda” is originated from the Sanskrit words “Ayur” (life) and “Veda” (science of knowledge). It is the science of life with a holistic approach to health and personalized medicine. It is known to be a complete medical system that comprises physical, psychological, philosophical, ethical, and spiritual health. Ayurveda, is also called as self-healing science. It uses herbal medicines to coordinate and maintain the balance of body, mind, and spirit. This balance is believed to lead to health and happiness.
Yoga is a 5000-year-old Indian science. There are various types of yoga, each having its own distinct emphasis regarding the relative content of physical postures and exercises (asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama), deep relaxation, and meditation practices. Yoga asanas cultivate awareness and ultimately more profound states of consciousness. The application of yoga as a therapeutic intervention, results in curing of numerous complicated conditions. Yoga asanas results in increase in patient’s physical flexibility, coordination, and strength. Breathing practices and meditation may calm and focus the mind to develop greater awareness and diminish anxiety, and thus result in higher quality of life. Other beneficial effects might involve reduction of distress, blood pressure, and improves resilience, mood, and metabolic regulation. Yoga uniquely embraces all realms of human wellness. It is evident that yoga therapy triggers multiple complex reactions in the body, resulting in cumulative effects on the muscles, internal organ systems, and glands and ultimately leading to enhanced quality of life.
Ayuryoga Gurukulam blends Ayurveda and Yoga in a unique way to explore the benefits of both the systems for the wellbeing of human system. It also address and offers cure for many of the chronic physical and mental diseases, which otherwise appear as an incurable ailment. The institution offers a few unique courses which employ both Ayurveda and Yoga to cure some major chronic ailments. This will enable the participant to diagnose and handle the ailment in a Yogic and Ayurvedic way.
Rejuvenation programs are offered to reestablish the vibrancy of each individual’s system depending on the existing condition. Beauty care program and Ayurvedic food preparations are also taught. Ayurveda Dinacharya programs is another attraction which enable the participant to analyze the fundamental make of each and every human being based on Tri doshas and Tri gunas so that, he may propose curative measure in daily routine to bring balance among them; which result in ultimate well being of the individual including health. Panchakarma is one of the ancient and a powerful tool in ayurveda utilized to maintain equilibrium of body or doshas and cure chronic diseases by detoxification of human system. Panchakarma therapies are also included along with Ayuryoga Rejuvenation therapy.
The courses and programs were offered in a vibrant and positive atmosphere which is prevailed by the enchanting compassion and grace of Great Indian master and realized Yogi “Sree Narayana Guru”. This makes the event a spiritually fulfilling experience.
Sree Narayana Guru
Sree Narayana Guru, an accomplished master, one of the greatest philosopher-poet-saints and social reformer of Kerala, was born, at Chempazhanti, in August 1855. The principles followed by the great social reformer Sree Narayana Guru is a dialectical integration of the principles followed by Jesus Christ, Muhammad Nabi and Sree Sankaracharya. Sree Narayana Guru has done the highest service to the mankind and he never insisted to follow a single path to attain the goal of self realization. Guru valiantly and peacefully changed the society and believed that only through education people could imbibe the right perspective about life. He was a great Ayurvedic physician, spiritual psychologist and yogi. Our name of the institution is an attempt to give the spark generated by Sree Narayana Guru to the new generation to lead a healthy and peaceful life.
Ayuryoga Gurukulam is Dedicated to research and seminars on guru’s philosophy and to offer the essence of ayurveda and yoga to the world. Ten percentages of the profits of AyurYoga Gurukulam goes towards Sivagiri Mutt and its charity works.
Dr Benoy N J, BAMS, MD (Ayu), YIC (Yoga)
Dr Benoy started his Ayurvedic practice from Sree Narayana Ayurveda Hospital and Pharmacy, Kacheepuram in 1993. He assimilated knowledge in Ayurvedic medicine manufacturing and fundamentals of Ayurveda from the same institution. In the year 2000 he completed B.A.M.S. from S.J.S. Ayurveda Medical College Chennai. He has established his career as an Ayurveda Physician in both private as well as in government institutions for more than ten years. During this period he shared his rich knowledge and experience in the field of Ayurveda to train numerous junior doctors also. He offered his service as a course director for “Ayurveda Nursing Course” in Ayushalaya Ayurveda Hospital and Nursing College Kattappana for long 3 years. In the year of 2014 he completed M.D in Ayurveda Psychiatry from Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur. He has conducted more than three thousand classes, regarding the Philosophy of Sree Narayayna Guru. He is proficient in educating and counseling parents, children and teachers. He is one of the well known resource persons for premarital and post marital counseling in Kerala. He is an expert in taking classes in Ayurveda, Anatomy, Physiology and Yoga therapy for foreign students. He has a successful clinical practice and specialty ayurvedic psychiatry practice in Kerala.
Dr. Shimi Ben.C.J, Bsc, BAMS, MD (Ayu)
Dr. Shimi completed her Graduation and Post graduation in Ayurveda from Alva’s Ayurveda Medical College, Moodbidri, Karnataka. After completing BAMS in 2005, she served as a Lecturer in Department of Rachana Shareera at Vishnu Ayurveda College,Shornur. She has established her own clinic and is now a well known consultant in her field. In 2014 she completed MD in Bhaishaya Kalpana (Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics) and joined as Assistant Professor in Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishaya Kalpana at Ahalia Ayurveda Medical College,Palakkad. She has experience of working as an Assistant clinical coordinator of NABH in Ahalia Ayurveda Hospital. Currently she is working as Research Fellow at Sreedhareeyam Ayurveda Eye Hospital and Research Center, Koothattukulam.
Dr.Ani Sambath, B.A.MS; PGD.W.H.S. YIC (YOGA)
Dr.Ani completed B.A.M.S.(1990-1996) from Vaidya Ratnam Ayurveda College, Thaikattussry, Thrissur District, under Calicut University. She pursued her Post Graduate Diploma in Wellness Health Science (PGD.W.H.S.) from Annamalai Universitty (2008-2009). She passed YIC (YOGA INSTRUCTORS COURSE) from S-VYASA UNIVERSITY BANGALORE in 2016-17. She started her career as Ayurveda consultant at different O.P. Clinics in and around Ernakulam. She worked as a Resident Medical Officer at Santhigiri Ayurveda Hospital, Olassery ,Palakkad for 1 year and received good exposure in Integrated System of Medicine including Ayurveda, Allopathy and Siddha Medicine (1999-2000). She was a Senior Medical Officer at Santhigiri Ayurveda and Siddha Hospital, Ernakulam for 8 years (2000-2007). She has 12 yrs of full experience in all types of Panchakarma treatments in its traditional form. She was the physician In charge and chief physician at AYURVAID Hospital kadavanthra from November 2007 till December 2011. She has a special interest in Ayurveda Gynaecology, Metabolic Syndrome, Nutrition, and Wellness. She is presently working as a consultant physician at DM AYURCLINIC and NAVAJYOTHY AYUR CLINIC at Vypin, Cochin. She has expertise in providing YOGA consultation for patients.
Dr. Diana Austin BAMS
Dr.Diana completed BAMS in 2007 from Government Ayurveda College, Trivandrum under University of Kerala. She offered her service in Sreesankara Hospital, Changanassery; Cooperative hospital, Thrikkakkara and Dhanwantari Padma. For the past four years she has been working as the Chief Medical Officer at Ayurnikethan Ayurveda Hospital, Manjummel, Kochi.
Yoga Tutor: P S Parameswar
P.S Parameswaran has over 10 years teaching experience in Yoga. He completed his Yoga Teacher Training Course, Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Course and Intensive Pranayama course at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanata Ashram, Thiruvananthapuram. He has served as the Yoga teacher in Engineering college, Chengannur, N.S.S.Ayurvedic Hospitals, Vallamkulam and Aranmula in Kerala. He also worked in Ayurveda Yoga Villa, Wynad, and Sarai Resort, Leh, Ladakh.
Dr. Vrinda P B.A.M.S, M.D(Ayu)
Dr.Vrinda completed BAMS from Santhigiri Ayurveda Medical College, Palakkad under University of Calicut, Kerala. She started her career as Ayurveda Physician (2010-2013) in Ayursalama Ayurveda Hospital, Thrissur. To fulfill her passion of Teaching as an Academician, she pursued post graduation (MD) in Swasthavritta & Yoga in January 2017 from Vaidyaratnam P.S.Variers Ayurveda Medical College, Kottakkal, Malappuram. Currently she is working as Ayurveda physician in Ayursalama Ayurveda Hospital at Wadakkanchery, Thrissur.
Mrs. Tomoco was born 1979 in Tokyo. She is an expert in Japanese and English language. She had translated the classes of Dr.Benoy, 7 times ( 200 hour - 3times & 300hour – 4 times) at “Yoga Alliance International Kids Yoga Teacher Training 2016”. She has also translated classes of Dr. Benoy at Aarsha Yoga Vidya Peetham in the following years.
- 2008 Aarsha Yoga Vidya Peetham (Dharamshala）200hour TTC
- 2011 UNDER THE LIGHT YOGA SCHOOL（Tokyo） 200hour TTC
- 2012 Aarsha Yoga Vidya Peetham（Kerala ） 200hour TTC
- 2012 Aarsha Yoga Vidya Peetham（Dharamshala ）refreshment course
- 2012 Aarsha Yoga Vidya Peetham（Kerala ）300hour TTC
- 2014 Aarsha Yoga Vidya Peetham
(Japanese translation attended 200hour 9times、300hours 4times)
She leads the students from Japan and translates the classes for Japanese students. She is well versed in Yoga and teaches yoga also.