His seven-decade-long service has made him a synonym for Kottakkal Ayurveda.
Aryavaidyan P.Okay. Warrier, probably the most revered identify in Ayurveda the world over, is no more. He died at Kailasa Mandiram, the headquarters of Vaidyaratnam P.S. Varier’s Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal, on Saturday. The doyen of Ayurveda breathed his final, 5 weeks after Arya Vaidya Sala celebrated his centenary birthday.
Managing Trustee of Arya Vaidya Sala since 1954, Dr. Warrier performed a pivotal position in taking the century-old establishment to heights of glory and fame. His seven-decade-long service has made him a synonym for Kottakkal Ayurveda.
A freedom fighter, Dr. Warrier gave Ayurveda a brand new face that considered human beings holistically by contemplating the physique and the thoughts in totality.
His e-book titled Smrithiparvam gained the Kerala Sahitya Academy Award for the most effective autobiography in 2009. Its English translation titled The Canto of Memories was additionally vastly standard. He was elected president of the All India Ayurvedic Congress twice. As chief doctor of Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala, Dr. Warrier handled an extended array of VVIPs within the nation, together with Presidents and Prime Ministers.
The nation honoured him with a Padma Sri in 1999, and a Padma Bhushan in 2010. Calicut University honoured him with a DLitt in 1999. He has many an honorific diploma in his credit score, together with a Doctor of Medicine award from the University of Copenhagen.
His spouse Madhavikutty and son Vijayan Warrier died just a few years in the past. He is survived by son Balachandra Warrier and daughter Subhadra Ramachandran.