A heritage ayurveda centre of Poomully Aramthampuran Smaraka Trust

Mana means family house of Namboodiri.

Poomully mana, is a namboodiri family having history of more than 500 years. Poomully Mana was once considered to be the cultural centre of Kerala.

The members of Poomully Mana were famous as practitioners of ayurveda, kalari, yoga, music and other performing arts. Sri. Poomully Raman Namboothiripad, the exceptionally talented student of the famous Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar; and Sri. Poomulli Neelakandan Namboothiripad (Aramthampuran) the famous Ayurveda practitioner, are famous among them. Many eminent personalities had visited mana for undergoing ayurvedic treatments and for training in various art and cultural forms.

The buildings and structures of Poomully Mana are famous for typical kerala style architecture. Mana was reconstructed under the intiative of Late Poomully Narayanan Namboodirippad, who was the father of Poomully Aramthampuran. The Poomully manor is famous for its brilliant architecture. The manor was reconstructed by the brilliant designer architect Vellanezhi Namboothiripad, who also reconstructed the Koothambalam  at Thrissur  Vadakkunnathan Temple.

The Poomully family also encouraged research into the sciences, especially Ayurveda. Poomully Mana library still has a huge collection of ancient manuscripts and books on ayurveda and other sciences.

The last Kutipraveshika treatment to be recorded took place at Poomully Mana. Poomully Vasudevan Namboodirippad had undergone Kutipraveshika treatment under the supervision of Poomully Aramthampuran and Vaidyamadham Valiya Narayanan Namboodiri.

Ayurveda and kalari treatments were practiced here for time immemorial and thousands of people has availed this facility. All the treatments are carried out in a special and authentic style called " Poomully Way". Due to the expertise of Poomully Aramthampuran and other members in the Ayurveda and related subjects, Poomully mana became famous as the "Mana for Ayurveda".

Today Poomully Mana is being used as a heritage centre for ayurveda treatments, kalari, yoga etc. with all facilities to suit modern life style, but without losing slight on traditional values and principles.

History

Poomully mana, is a namboodiri family having history of more than 500 years. Poomully Mana was once considered to be the cultural centre of Kerala.

The members of Poomully Mana were famous as practitioners of ayurveda, kalari, yoga, music and other performing arts. Sri. Poomully Raman Namboothiripad, the exceptionally talented student of the famous Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar; and Sri. Poomulli Neelakandan Namboothiripad (Aramthampuran) the famous Ayurveda practitioner, are famous among them. Many eminent personalities had visited mana for undergoing ayurvedic treatments and for training in various art and cultural forms.