Malappuram (Kerala): Doyen of Ayurveda and managing trustee of Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala (KAS) Dr P Ok Warrier handed away right here on Saturday, household sources stated.
KAS sources stated Dr Warrier breathed his final round midday.
In his lifetime spanning a century, he handled tens of hundreds of sufferers from throughout the globe and his sufferers included former presidents and former prime ministers of India and overseas.
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, Chief Minister Pinararyi Vijayan and Speaker of the Legislative Meeting M B Rajesh condoled the demise of the “patriarch” of Ayurvedic medication.
The Governor stated, “As a doctor, he was dedicated to the scientific pursuit of Ayurveda. He will likely be remembered for his matchless contribution to the modernisation of Ayurveda. As a humanist, he envisioned a lifetime of good well being and dignity for everybody in society.
“The demise of Dr Warrier is a superb loss for medical sciences. My heartfelt condolences to his household and the Arya Vaidya Sala fraternity. Might his soul attain Mukti”, he added.
Vijayan, in his message, stated Warrier was instrumental in main Ayurveda to international fame and it was as a result of his efforts that this subject of drugs has gained worldwide acceptance in the present day.
Warrier labored in direction of guaranteeing that cash shouldn’t be a barrier to remedy and from heads of state to the poor, he was approached by all for remedy.
“He was the patriarch of Ayurveda in Kerala,” the chief minister stated.
Meeting Speaker M B Rajesh, condoling Warriers demise, stated that he made nice contributions to Ayurvedic remedy in Kerala and was instrumental in making Ayurveda a therapeutic self-discipline and giving it a powerful place in fashionable training.
Well being Minister Veena George, in her message, stated,”We’ve got misplaced the patriarch of Ayurveda”.
Congress chief Ramesh Chennithala additionally condoled Warriers demise and stated that his title will all the time be remembered because the doctor who introduced the greatness of Ayurveda to the world.
BJP state president Ok Surendran additionally provided condolences on the demise of Warrier.
“P Ok Warrier was an individual who made his mark within the healthcare sector,” he stated.
The nation had honoured him with Padmasree in 1999 and Padma Bhushan in 2010.
A distinguished doctor and a visionary who popularised the classical and genuine Ayurveda remedy the world over, Dr Warriers beginning centenary celebrations have been held on June 8.
The famend Arya Vaidya Sala in Kottakkal close to right here and the Ayurveda Medical faculty flourished and have become synonymous with Ayurveda after Dr Warrier took the reins of the establishment many years in the past.
Born to Sreedharan Namboodiri and Panniyampilly Kunhi Warrisyar on June 5, 1921, Panniyampilly Krishnankutty Warrier (PK Warrier) did his education in Kottakkal and joined KAS on the age of 20.
Nonetheless, he was drawn to the liberty wrestle throughout the Give up India motion and deserted Ayurveda research beneath the tutelage of his uncle and founding father of KAS Vaidyaratnam P S Warrier.
Nonetheless, Dr Warrier returned to research after he realised that lively politics was not his cup of tea.
Quickly after completion of his research, he joined the KAS as a trustee on the age of 24.
Warrier had steered the 119-year previous charitable belief managing the KAS for over six many years and made it an internationally-reputed and all-under-one-umbrella ayurvedic establishment.