Vaidya Ganjam Gayatri Devi

The Journey of Charaka Ayurveda Asramam


After completing my BAMS in 1995 from Government Ayurveda Medical college, Guntur, I was strongly determined to start an Ayurveda Vaidya Shala. In 1975-1976, after lot of struggles, I could start one Ayurveda Vaidya Shala, in a small village in Andhra Pradesh. My confidence was boosted with this experience, and I decided to go for Post-graduation (MD in Kaya Chikitsa) from Government Ayurveda Medical college, Hyderabad (Osmania University). I completed my PG during 1977-1980 and again decided to start an Ayurveda Vaidya Shala in Hyderabad. I was struggling financially and hence asked help from other Ayurveda Vaidya colleagues, but none of them showed interest in practicing Ayurveda. 

I somehow arranged Rs.300 in those days and took a room for Rs.100 /month and started Charaka Ayurveda Clinic. Almost after 12 years, I decided to convert this clinic into an Asramam dedicated to serve all needy and poor, irrespective of their financial status. I continued to serve people in nearby slums, orphanages, old age home. by conducting Health Awareness programs on the basis of Swastha Vritta principles, promoting healthy lifestyle by following the 3 pillars of healthy living viz. Ahar, Nidra and Brahmacharya / Vyayam. This was done with an aim to create a disease-free community. While all this was in progress, I was also determined to protect the environment by promoting saving of water, usage of eco-friendly bags, use of cow based organic farming.

Details of Ancestors

Generations of Vaidhyas



Dr. Ravindran S
2009 till now

Dr. R Suganthan

The Vision statement of Institution


To develop Charaka Ayurveda Asramam into a multi-specialty (Ashtanga Ayurveda Vaidyashala) hospital and research institute to train upcoming Ayurveda students into best future Vaidyas by giving them maximum practical exposure.

To minimize environmental pollution such as land, water & air, which is now a major root cause for several disease & ailments, especially life-threatening Carcinomas, by protecting nature and working on it with available organic and chemical free eco-friendly resources and methods.


A Memory that's etched deeply in the journey


During Covid times, we introduced a medicine called Swastha Kada and we treated patients with this Kashayam at Alwarpet Ethiraj Kalyana Mandapam.

Torch Bearer

I want my Ayurvedic medicine to reach to the whole world.

Your inspiration to choose Ayurveda

My father himself. From childhood I had passion to learn all slokas from Charaka Samhitha and taking Ayurvedic medicines for any ailment so before joining into the course, I had vast knowledge regarding the system and I am very proud for belonging to this Ayurvedic family.

Few words about your Guru

A G Ganapathy Adigal
Dr. Jayaprakash Narayanan
Padmashree Dr. Krishna Kumar Varrier
Dr. Rajasekar

Message to Youngsters

Listen, observe, wait and execute till you reach the goal.

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