Lord Sree Subramania
Our Presiding Deity
Thekkayil family, living in Kerala (India) practicing the Ayurveda
The Beginning - 1958
Ayurveda is the science of life. It began in 1858 and has been practiced in India throughout the history. Thekkayil family is one of the oldest families living in Calicut, who have gifted some expert Ayurvedic doctors to the country. The steps taken by this family in this domain hold an immense value and left long lasting impacts on the people. The original documents have been lost, but it is believed that our leading Ayurvedic nursing home was founded between the years 1875 to 1880 by the late Thekkayil Achuthan Vydiar, a great Ayurvedic physician and Sri. T.P. Vaidyar, a Kaviraj from Bengal, is an adept Sanskrit and Vedic scholar from the Thekkayil family and a renowned Ayurvedic physician of his times.
Ayurvedic Nursing Home - 1974
The present Sree Subramania Ayurvedic Nursing home in Calicut was founded in the year 1974 by Thekkayil Rajaratnam Vydiar, who was honored with the award of Bhishak Ratna by the Corporation of Calicut in 2009 for his prominence in Ayurveda. This family tradition is continuing to boost with the support of the blessings of his father, Dr.Sanand Ratnam Thekkayil, the latest member of this known family to take up Ayurveda.
Sree Subramania Ayurvedic Nursing Home was formerly known as “Thekkayil Vaidyasala” was established between 1875 to 1880 in Florican Road, Malaparamba, Calicut. The founders of the Thekkayil Vaidyasala founded this Nursing Home in the follow up to bring the treatment facility to the needy in this locality.
As all the family members of the Thekkayil family has followed the practice of Vaidyam or Treatment which is called in the modern times, it has become the nature of the family members to get the needy treated in the length and breadth of their city. They almost strictly followed the traditions of the treatment practices of their elders, which was brought down hierarchically till the present generation of the Thekkayil family.
As the time passed and the modern technique and researches were added to the ayurveda, the present generation of the Thekkayil family members are all professional Ayurvedic practicing professionals with a degree from Government of India for the practice. But the knowledge shared by their forefather’s remains the basic principles in practice.
Ayurveda is the science of life. It began in 1858 and has been practiced in India throughout the history. Thekkayil family is one of the oldest families living in Calicut, who have gifted some expert Ayurvedic doctors to the country. The steps taken by this family in this domain hold an immense value and left long lasting impacts on the people.