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Kerala Ayurvedic emporer, P.V Rama Varrier Memorial Brihatrayee Ratna awarded to Ashtavaidyan Vaidya Madom Cheriya Narayanan Namboodiri.

September 9th, 2011 | admin

Ashtavaidyan Vaidya Madom Cheriya Narayanan Namboodiri was awarded the P.V Rama Varrier Memorial Brihatrayee Ratna award instituted by Coimbatore Arya Vaidya Sala, for the year 2011. The award which consists of one lakh rupees and a citation was given to Narayanan Namboodiri by the health and coir minister of Kerala Mr. Adoor Prakash at a function held on 21st August 2011 at Shornur Vikas Auditorium, Thrissure, Kerala. The award which was instituted in 1994, in the memory of Arya Vaidyan P.V Rama Varrier is given to one who has given considerable contribution in the field of education, research and treatments related to ayurveda. Dr. Namburi Hanumantha Rao, Dr. K. Rajagopal, Vaidybhoosanam Raghavan Thirumulpad, Dr. P.N.V Kurup are some of the luminaries who were honored by this award. Mr. Darshan Shankar, chairman of Indian Institute of Ayurveda and Integrative medicine Bangalore was awarded the Rajagopala Rama Varrior Memorial A.V.P Excellence award. The award comprises of 25,000 rupees and a citation.

Ashta Vaidyan Cheria Narayanan Namboodiri
Cheriya Narayanan Namboodiri is the chief physician of Vaidya Madom Vaidya Sala. Vaidya Madom is one of the famous Ashtavaidya groups of families in Kerala and the only family belonging to the Bharadwajeeya group. Lord Dakshinamoorthi is considered as the family deity of the Vaidya Madom. Cheriya Narayanan Namboodiri is known for his ability to diagnose most of the diseases at the first sight of the patient. He is specialized in treating arthritis and also successfully treats other diseases. The scholar utilizes his free time to write articles on Ayurveda. His famous works on ayurveda include Ayurvedavum Deerghayussum which means ayurveda and longevity, Ayurvedathinte Pradama Padangal(the basic or first lessons of Ayurveda) and Ayurvedathinthe Keraleeya Anushtana Paramparyam. He has also transalated the ayurvedic text on elephants namely Palakapyam.

Coimbatore Arya Vaidya Sala
Coimbatore Arya Vaidya Pharmacy was founded by late Arya Vaidyan P.V. Rama Varrier in the year 1943. It had its humble begining in a rented building on Trichy Road, Coimbatore and was registered as a Public Limited Company in the year 1948. The Arya Vaidya Chikitsalayam was established in 1950 at Coimbatore and later in 1978 Arya Vaidyan Rama Varrier Educational Foundation of ayurveda was established and degree courses in Ayurveda was commenced. AVP group was the first to conduct a clinical trial supported by WHO to evaluate the ability or power of ayurveda in treating Rheumatoid Arthritis. Now the AVP group has established itself as a multifaceted organisation focusing on various aspects of ayurveda including ayurvedic health care, researches, publications and marketing. Being the first Ayurveda Company in south India to gain a GMP certification for production standards under the World Health Organisations guidelines, AVP manufactures almost 400 therapeutic formulations.

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