Ayurveda doyen Dr P K Warrier dies at 100, PM Modi condoles death
Kottakkal: The doyen of Ayurveda medicines and managing trustee of Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala (KAS), Dr Panayambally Krishnakutty Warrier passed away on Saturday at his headquarters at Kottakkal in Malappuram.
KAS sources said Dr Warrier breathed his last around noon. He turned 100 last month and was recovering after a coronavirus infection.
A prominent physician and a visionary who popularized the classical and authentic Ayurveda treatment across the world, Dr Warrier's birth centenary celebrations were held on June 8. In his seven-decade career, the doctor had been instrumental in bringing the renaissance of Ayurveda and the traditional system of medicine.
In his lifetime spanning a century, he treated tens of thousands of patients from across the globe and his patients included former presidents and former prime ministers of India and abroad, reports PTI.