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Ayurveda - Remembering Illustrious Aryavaidyan, Dr. P.K. Warrier

Aryavaidyan Dr. P.K. Warrier, the most illustrious name in Ayurveda, has passed away. On Saturday, he died in Kailasa Mandiram in Kottakkal, the headquarters of Vaidyaratnam P.S. Varier's Arya Vaidya Sala. 

Five weeks after Arya Vaidya Sala celebrated his centennial birthday, the doyen of Ayurveda passed away. Last month, he was said to be recuperating from a coronavirus illness.  Because of COVID-19, he had been avoiding in-person medical consultations. 

  • Dr. P.K. Warrier, who popularized Ayurvedic medicines and treatments across the globe, died on Saturday at his home in Kottakkal, Malappuram district. 
  • He was the managing trustee of Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala, a well-known Ayurvedic treatment center and manufacturer of high-quality Ayurvedic medications. 
  • Dr. Warrier, served as the Managing Trustee of Arya Vaidya Sala since 1954, and had been instrumental in bringing the century-old institution to new heights of glory and acclaim. 
  • On June 8th, he turned 100 years old. He was the nephew of Arya Vaidya Sala founder Vaidyaratnam P.S. Warrier. Madhavikutty K. Warrier, the late poet, was his wife. 

In 1999, the country bestowed the Padma Shri on him, followed by the Padma Bhushan in 2010. 

Over the course of his seven-decade career, he has become synonymous with Kottakkal Ayurveda. Dr. Warrier, a freedom warrior, gave Ayurveda a new face by looking at people holistically and treating the body and mind as a whole. 

  • In 2009, his book Smrithiparvam received the Kerala Sahitya Academy Award for best autobiography. The Canto of Memories, the English version, was likewise a great hit. 
  • He served as president of the All India Ayurvedic Congress on two occasions. 
  • Dr. Warrier treated a wide range of VVIPs in the nation as the head physician of Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala, including Presidents and Prime Ministers. 
  • Over the course of his almost seven-decade career, Warrier established a standard for Indian traditional healing and played a key part in the rebirth of Ayurveda. 
  • The Vaidya Sala developed into a renowned center of ayurveda medicine under Warrier's leadership, transforming traditional treatment into contemporary, classical therapy. 
  • Warrier never took consultation fees from wealthy or poor people as a physician. 
  • In the past six decades, P K Warrier had led the Arya Vaidya Sala to tremendous heights. Kottakal has become associated with his name.

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