Deva Vidya

Council for Applied Siddha

The Council for Applied Siddha is the non-profit organization founded for Siddha Practitioners around the world. Council represents and supports Siddha Practitioners on key issues including education, training, career, research and clinical standards.

Deva Vidya Siddha Centre

Siddha - The Saga of Tradition

The Council for Applied Siddha is the non-profit organization founded for Siddha Practitioners around the world. Council represents and supports Siddha Practitioners on key issues including education, training, career, research and clinical standards.

The Council encompasses many groups located across the India and overseas known as faculties. These are semi-autonomous units that provide local support and services for siddha faculties, including educational events, training and personal development services.

Accreditation

Council for Applied Siddha (CAS) understands the importance of staying up-to-date on Siddha medical industry standards and practices, and trying on a best effort basis to ensure that all empanelled medical practitioners adhere to the same. A Siddha Medical Practitioner will be assessed every year to maintain the quality benchmark. More >>

AMIS Fellowship

The AMIS Qualification is an integrated training and assessment system run by the Council for Applied Siddha Practitioners. It aims to demonstrate excellence in the provision of Siddha Practice. While the AMIS was originally an optional qualification, it has more recently become mandatory for newly qualifying Siddha Physicians. More >>

Professional Developments

The Council for Applied Siddha (CAS) runs a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits scheme that offers Siddha Practitioners a flexible learning framework in which to produce a portfolio of work that supports the Revalidation process. Key elements of the Council's work in this field include developing a quality assured appraisal system and an ePortfolio that logs evidence of Siddha Practitioner’s learning. More >>

Awards

The Council for Applied Siddha provides over 10 academic and monetary awards for people at different stages of their career. More >>

Publications

The Journal of Applied Siddha (JAS), an international journal with articles of interest to family practitioners worldwide, formerly known as The Journal of the Council for Applied Siddha Practitioners. More >>

Benefits of Traditional Siddha Medicine

  • Traditional Siddha medicine upholds balancing, uprighting and eliminating the pathogens as the main principles of treating diseases and maintaining health.
  • Traditional Siddha Medicine plays a good role in the fight against viral diseases, chronic inflammation, functional disorders, endocrine disorders and other diseases.
  • Traditional medicine stresses “prevention before diseases rather than treating diseases”. But Siddha Medicine give equel importance in prevention and curing.
    • According to the Siddha medicine, various psychological and physiological functions of the body are attributed to the combination of seven elements
    • According to the siddha medicine system, diet and lifestyle play a major role, not only in health but also in curing diseases
    • Internal medicine was used through the oral route and further classified into 32 categories based on their form, methods of preparation, shelf-life, etc
    • External medicine includes certain forms of drugs and also certain applications (such as nasal, eye and ear drops), and also certain procedures (such as leech application). It also classified into 32 categories.

Benefits of Traditional Siddha Studies

  • Today there are few Siddha Medical Colleges, run under the universities where Siddha medicine is taught.
  • But they are running the course with very average syllabus compare to the knowledge of traditional Siddha Physicians (Vaidyas).
  • In Siddha Vaidyam there are many toxic drugs and heavy metals are using for manufacture bhasmas and chindooras
  • Lake of proper purification will cause major draw-backs in health.
  • Traditional Siddha Physicians are doing effective purification process. But they hide it as traditional secret and transfer only to the next generation.
  • Deva Vidya conduct Traditional Gurukula Siddha Training programs for students.
  • Deva Vidya Chief Sri. Prem Nath belongs to an ancient traditional Siddha physician family dating around 600 years back in Kerala, India. Many times his knowledge and ancient wisdom has helped patients forsaken by modern medicine.
    • Deva Vidya a science of life & beauty is a philosophy that covers every aspect of being: health, food spirit, occupation, defense and relationship. It teach how to live in the harmony with your inner self and with the world around you. It is a combination of Siddha Vaidyam, Kayakalpa, Kalarippayattu and Prana Yoga and Thantra.

      Deva Vidya was established in the earlier nineties, as a Traditional Gurukula System, under the eminent leadership of Sri Prem Nath. He hailing from a Siddha family of famous physicians, followed the footsteps of his grandfather, Late Sri Narayanan Vaidyar and started practicing traditional siddha science and marma therapies. He uses his large collection of manuscripts for advancing and spreading the Siddhar wisdom to all

      Many times his knowledge and ancient wisdom has helped patients forsaken by modern medicine.