The root of Ayurveda lies in ancient Siddha System- President, CCIM


The National CME on Research Methodology sponsored by Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India and organized by Rastriya Ayurveda Vidhyapeeth is bieng inagurated by Dr V Arunachalam, Central Council of Indian Medicine President at Santhigiri Siddha Medical College

Thiruvananthapuram: Siddha System, which is the most ancient medical system in India is where the root of Ayurveda lies, said Dr. V. Arunachalam, President, Central Council of Indian Medicine. He was inagurating the national level CME program for teaching faculties in Siddha medicine sponsored by Ministry of Ayush, Govt. of India at Santhigiri Siddha Medical College.
There are certain special characters in Siddha which the world has to be informed. The reason why Siddha was introduced in Santhigiri Ashram by its founder Shri Karunakara Guru is the same reason why Siddha should be going world wide. When Ayurveda spreads to the whole world, the world will look at the source of Ayurveda where Siddha will be the base for the same, said Dr. Arunachalam, the first ever CCIM President from the Siddha community. The program was presided over by Dr. R. Devarajan, Principal, Santhigiri Siddha Medical College. Swami Vandanaroopan Jnanathapaswi, Dr. P. Hariharan, Dr. V.B.Vijayakumar, Dr. K. Jagannathan, Dr.P.Sathyarajeshwaran, Dr.M. Kanyakumari delivered speeches.

The CME program will be continued upto 26th November in which the teaching faculties from various Siddha medical colleges of the country including National institute of Siddha, are participating. The resource persons from various National Institutes and health universities are conducting various theory and demonstrative sessions. The challenging features of global acceptance for Indian systems of medicines are to be discussed in the sessions. The CME souvenir will be released on Tuesday by Swami Gururethnam Jnanathapaswi, Organizing Sectretary, Santhigiri Ashram.