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Kottakkal Aryavaidyasala

kottakkal aryavaidyasala is renowned "Centre for Ayurvedic treatment". Kottakkal Arya Vaidyasala is one of the pioneer institutions of Ayurveda - the traditional system of health and medicine - in Kottakkal, Malappuram, Kerala. Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala is situated at Eranaud Taluk, of Malappuram district.

Kottakkal Aryavaidyashala is famous both in India and Abroad. Vaidyarathnam P.S.Variar (1869-1946) established this famed center for Ayurvedic treatment, in 1902. Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala attracts even foreigners with the style of treatment they follow.The medicinal herb garden nurtured by the Kottackal Arya Vaidya Sala forms the focus of attraction of hundreds of people.

Kottakkal is a world-renounced center of Ayurveda. The Arya Vaidya Sala, established by P.S. Warrier, the well-known physician and social reformer, has completed its hundred years of glorious existence. People from different parts of the world come for treatment, Art and culture also flourish in Kottakkal at the patronage of Arya Vaidya Sala. P.S.V. Natyasanghom has a unique place in Kathakali.

A Kathakali School is run by the Sanghom. Venkata theva temple near the Arya Vaidya Sala, is noted for mural Paintings. Kottakkal Pooram festival attracts thousands. Connoisseurs of music, art, culture and literature of the country, participate in the cultural mela organized in connection with the pooram.

Annual Seminar on Ayurveda and other branches of medicine, conducted as a pert of founder?s day of Arya Vaidya Sala, are attented by experts from abroad also. A medicinal herbal garden, maintained by the Vaidya sala is a rare treasure.

There is an Ayurveda College at Kottakkal. The Govt. of Kerala runs the only Ayurveda Mental Hosptal of the state, here. Kottakkal is 12 Kms. west of Malappuram. National Highway-17 passes through Kottakkal. The distance from there to Calicut Airport is 13 Kms., and to Tirur Railway station is 16 Kms. The famous Kadampuzha Devi Temple is not far from Kottakkal, where devotees in and out of Kerala, come and pray to remove obstruction in life. Dry coconut is the main offering.

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