Diwakar Sharma visits Kairali– Ayurvedic Healing Village and gets transported to the land of calm
If you are planning for rejuvenating break from the chaos and cacophony lifestyle of metropolitan cities, then Kerala’s Palakkad-based Kairali – Ayurvedic Healing Village is where you should head. Nestled amidst the world’s biggest mountain pass between Kerala and Tamil Nadu, Kairali’s beautiful landscape sprawled in over 60 acre land will disconnect you from the hustle and bustle life of city.
Designed as a modern holistic village, Kairali transports you to a stress-free place called calm. The presence of ‘valambiri conch’ in every villa gives you positive vibes and helps you healing faster. Every villa is based on the ancient regulations of ‘Vaastu Shastra’, which provides you with the ultimate Ayurveda or Yoga retreat.
The 79-year-old senior most doctor of Kairali, Dr TR Chandrasekharan, chief physician, spends most of his time with the patients to understand their problem in a better way. “We call them (patients) our guests. Most of them are foreigners, visiting the village from countries likes Germany, UK, Russia, Switzerland, USA, Saudi Arabia, etc., and enjoy being treated in the world class Ayurvedic healing centre,” he said.
He recommends Kairali for those who are suffering from arthritis, questing for weight loss, striving for beautiful look, want to give up alcohol, back problems, eye care, skin diseases, facial paralysis, infertility, nervous system problems, hypertension, bronchial diseases, rheumatism, diabetes, drug and alcohol addiction and depression.
Lawn outside the reception |
“It’s a wonderful place to reset your whole system, body and mind. I feel as if I am a new born baby after three weeks stay in Kairali. The kind people, outstanding treatments, meditation, yoga, tasty food and quiet days helped me recovering faster,” said a 46-year-old Ulrike alias Ganslmeier who is a sales manager in a German-based company.
Kairali grows its own organic vegetables, and the talented chef at the village takes good care to prepare food keeping in mind the requirements of both national and international guests. Meals here are rich in nutrient, and every two week the chef serves ‘special food’ comprising of different curries served on a banana leaf.
Besides above all activities, there is a separate room where you can spend your leisure time by playing billiard, carom, game of dart, etc. Kairali also houses a small library where bibliophiles can relax and spend their leisure time. It offers its guests a chance to meet the astrologer and seek his advice for the better of your future. Then there are instructors who guide their their guests to perform yoga and meditation in separate centres but within the premises of Kairali.
Besides its presence in New Delhi, Mumbai, Khajuraho, Jim Corbett, Nagaland, Patna, Baroda, etc, there are at least 35 centres in eight countries including Japan, UAE, Malaysia, Mauritius, Poland, New Zealand, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Bangladesh, etc. But Kerala-based Ayurvedic healing village is the only resort which is fully managed by Kairali group. Time spent at this unique jungle paradise will allow you to experience the authentic healing practices of ancient India, while relaxing in the lap of modern holistic luxury.
Tourism activities at Kairali:
In a bid to provide their guests with a memorable staying environment, Kairali promotes cultural activities of Kerala. At the reception you are enlightened with the long and evergreen history of Kerala. They believe that commercialising tourism as well as hospitality industry will attract more clients from across globe and it will further give fillip to generate more revenue and opportunities in the sector.
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Popular treatments at Kairali
Preventive and Regenerative Program: This includes a full program of authentic Ayurvedic therapies, which work to create balance between body, mind and soul.
Migraine and Sinusitis:Patients are given herbal medicines as well as customised diet and lifestyle plans in accordance with their body constitution to eliminate the root cause of disease.
Holistic Treatment for Rejuvenation and Detoxification: Typically this program is for 7, 14 or 21 days depending on the physiology of your body. This treatment entails rejuvenating and detoxification through herbal oil massage, herbal steam therapy, special herbs and diet and other therapeutic cleansing techniques.
Stress and Strain: The Holistic approach of stress management program with yoga and meditation will help you to de-stress yourself through multi-dimensional solution in its own natural way.
Treatment for hypertension:There are various therapy treatments and internal medications that you will receive during the 7-21 days of your in-residence stay.
Weight Loss Program: With a combination of massages, restructured diet and oral medication, this program knocks off your pounds in a healthy, methodical way. The program includes a controlled Ayurvedic vegetarian diet, combined with massages using herbal powders and enriched oils.
Treatment for Arthritis & Spondylitis: Along with some internal medication the basic therapies used for arthritis are: Elakizhi, Pizhichil, Muttakizhi, Manalkizhi and Januvasti. The final treatment plan depends on the doctor. For Spondylitis along with ayurvedic medication the basic therapies used are: Elakizhi, Kativasti, Greevavasti, Kadhikizhi, Shirodhara, Nasyam.
Treatment for Rheumatism: In the case of Rheumatism the Ayurvedic Doctor follows a body cleansing/ purification treatment schedule with the aim of immune correction to stop further attacks and damage of the joints.
Treatment for Panchakarma: The practices of panchakarma are extremely gentle, effective and nurturing. Panchakarma helps to support detoxification and rejuvenation of our bodies and minds.
De-Addiction and Rehabilitation (drugs/alcohol/tobacco): Kairali provides an extensive 1 month program for complete detoxification and rehabilitation.