Hindustan Kalari Sangam, is a ancestral Kalarippayattu training center and Ayurvedic healing praxis established during the year of 1950, under the patronage of Guru Veerasree Sami Gurukkal. From the inception of the center the school is being stand for its valuable service in the field of Kalarippayattu training and Ayurveda healing. The center functions as a resource centre for learners from all over the world who are interested in ancient Indian scientific heritage, culture, and aesthetics in all its depth and dimensions. Kalarippayat is considered as a time honored physical practice essentially resulting in physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing of every individual, who is practicing it. The Kalari Marma Chikitsa expertise of the center provides unmatched healing facility for the ailing people since long time. The orthopedic and sports injury management proficiency of the Kalarippayat tradition is well known for its efficacy in treating various disease conditions.
Hindustan Kalari Sangam desires to impart and deliver the authentic training in Kalarippayat with the in-depth value system rooted in the spiritual and traditional values of the tradition. Besides, the center provides services in the field of Ayurveda and Kalari Marma treatment system to help ailing people in all possible way with a heart to listen and a compassionate healing touch.
Hindustan Kalari Sangam is an institution functioning as a source place for creating and distributing the virtues of the Kalarippayat and Ayurveda healing tradition. It conducts the authentic training in Kalarippayat as well as offers the healing practices of Ayurveda and Kalari marama treatment programs all over the world. The institution takes advantage of various government, non-government and individual opportunities to widen, establish and extend the potential of this oriental scientific systems.
Kalarippayat is the Malayalam word defining the martial art methodology of Kerala which originated from the Sanskrit word Khaloorika. The lexical unit of Kalarippayat comprises two parts ie. Kalari which means the space of training or the space of action and the later part payat denoting the action involved in a training, performance or a combat. Originally Kalarippayat evolved and developed as a warfare technology during the medieval times. The heritage of this martial art form encapsulates largely the unique mytho-historical traditions of Kerala.
Kalarippayattu is the oldest form of oriental martial art encapsulating Kerala’s unique cultural mytho-historical heritage. Here the term Kalarippayattu is derived from the combination of two words as ‘Kalari’ which means the training place and ‘Payattu’ means the training. Kalari is considered as the arena where a traditional physical discipline, which cultivate mental, physical and spiritual benefits.
The Kalari legacy is also considered as a scientific system of physical-culture training beneficial to the modern sportsman and physical culturist. If the ‘lived body’ in its concreteness is the site of experience and source of knowledge for the practitioner, contemporary discourses and representations of the body and martial practice play a crucial role in shaping the fundamental assumptions of his body and the experience of practice.