The Centre had been started bythe great grandfathers’ of late M.C. Madhavan Adiyodi approximately one hundred and seventy years that is during the British Regime at Kannadikkal, 5 km away from Calicut town. The late Madhavan Adiyodi was famous and a well known personality in the present Century who passed away during the year 2008.This centre was constituted with both ‘Kalari Marma Chikilsa’ ( practicing kalaripayatu centre) and an Ayurvedic Centre. The name of the Centre at that time was ‘Pittamkandy Kalari-marma and Ayurveda Centre. This Centre was the main treatment centre for the British Army. Both soldiers and horses were coming to obtain the effective treatment. Being the famous Centre in the Malabar area we were getting patients from all over India and outside India. At present Mr. jogish the grandson of Madhavan Adiyodi has taken charge and the Cenrtre has re-named as ‘Guru’.This title has been selected to commemorate the effort behind the centre by the fore-fathers. The Central office of the Guru is situated at Kattangal near NIT 20 km away from Calicut town. ‘Guru’ in Sanskrit is a term as teacher’ or ‘master’.

The guru-shishya tradition is the experimental wisdom transmitted from teacher to student. In USA, the term ‘Guru’ is a marketing term used by advertising agencies and the meaning of ‘Guru’ has been used to cover anyone who acquires followers. Since late Madhavan Adiyodi the founder of Pittamkanday Kalari-marma and Ayurveda Centre(now ‘Guru’) had acquired numerous ‘Shishyas’ all over Kerala especially in Malalbar area hence, the name is exclusively suitable for us. Now ‘Guru’ has become a renowned traditional ‘Kalari-marma , Ayurveda and holistic treatment centre in the Malabar area. We are having our sister concerns/outlets at Wayanad, Rajasthan and Thalassery/Hotel Pearl-view. Frequently we are getting patients from all over India and outside. Since we are capable to do the special traditional “Chavitti Ozhichil” full body massage using legs to the utmost satisfaction of the customers/patients or guests our name/reputation stands at the top and authoritative.


Dhanya Kizhi is a form of treatment in which powdered cereals and pulses are bundled into a bolus, warmed and applied all over the body. This helps to reduce joint pains in patients with rheumatoid fever. It also helps in weight reduction.


Njavara Kizhi In this treatment, rice cooked in medicated milk, along with certain herbal infusions, is bundled into a bolus and applied all over the body.This is treatment for rheumatism, joint pain, blood pressure, paralysis, cholesteraemia.


Siro Vasthi In this treatment lukewarm herbal oils are poured into a cap fitted on the head for 15 to 60 minutes per day.This is a treatment process for patients suffering from facial palsy, migraine, dryness of mouth, throat and nostrils, insomnia.




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