Choorakkodi kalari sangam
Kalari "Kalarippayattu" which is the art of Fighting is gaining attraction in foreign countries. In the stages of different world countries, the Indians are overflowing and this art highly encouraged by them. This is from a report from Switzerland. In the last October, the Director of "SIGARO", the greatest Theatre Complex of France and others selected 7 clever persons after testing, from nearly 60 camps. The only one of them from Kozhikode District was A.M.Shamsuddeen, One of the students of Ustad C.M.M.Gurukkal of Choorakkodi Kalari in Chelavoor. The other six of them were in the leadership of Binu of C.V.M Kalari from Kannur, Guruvayoor and Chalakkudi. All those selected flew to France in December. The people of Chelavoor and the Kalari teachers gave a heartful send off to Shamsuddeen. Shamsuddeen is the son of Edakkattil Ummer. Shamsuddeen and party after reaching France. Practised the Kalari methods, mixed with French Classical Dances and Horse rides for two months and stayed nearly 30 shows successfully in Paris and Holland. This troop in now staging shows in Switzerland. They have got invitations from Japan, America and Rome other countries for staging shows.
The power of Kalari

The western of Choorakkaudi Kalari troop had staged their shows in Russia and different Gulf countries Various eminent persons had come to Choorakkudi Kalari in Kerala for studying Kalari Performance and Kalari treatment Dr.Baratt (Emory University), former world Heavy Weight Champion, Mohammed Aley are among them.

Kalaripayattu which was once considered to be a method of fighting is now known as a sports item. After achieving body relaxation, the steps are Kothari and then Angathari. Hard work, increased patience, confidence, discipline and respect to the teacher and look of proud ness are essential for the practice of this art. Karate, which gives much interest to the youth to-day, in the modern way of the Thambakkai practice of Kalarippayattu. 3 (Three) countries before, Noynoy, Praberboda, Debra and others who visited Kerala have praised about Kalarippayattu and Nair Soldiers in their looks.

In the old years, there were famous Kalaries in 64 Villages. There Kalaries were attached to the houses of eminent persons. Years back, Kalarippayattu was part of the syllabus in Kathiroor high schools and Cheroopa Illini Board Schools. But to-day it is doubtful that this art gets a decreasing promotion. It is happy to know that from this year Kalarippayattu Academy has been established for the study in Kalarippayattu under the relationship of Kalarippayattu Association.

Uzhichil, a kalari Treatment

Much importance in paid to-day for Kalari Uzhichil under the central govt in ten districts of Project Massage Training Centers are organised.
With the Co-Operation fo Parambarya Vaidya Foundation, training has been given to 300 adults, for the men and women. Massage course of Calicut District was conducted in Choorakkodi Kalari ( Complex).

about Choorakkodi Kalari

The founder and Chief Guru of Choorakkudi Kalari, Usthad C.M.M.Gurukkal, was attracted by Kalari practice in his childhood travelled all over Kerala and acquired skill in the various Kalari methods like Thekkabnura, Vadakkanmura, Thulunadan Mura and Kadathanadan Mura. For this, he has been a student to nearly 50 teachers such eminent teachers are E.P.Abdulrahiman Gurukkal, Floor Abdullakutty Gurukkal, Chirakkal T.Sreedharan Nair Gurukkal, Hydro's Gurukkal and Francis Eelam. He has studied under Hakeem Abu Ahammed Ponnani, K.T.Mahavan Vadiyar, Raghavan Thirumulpad for presenting Kalari Chikilsa, Ayurveda.

Parambarya Chikilsa and Unani Chikilsa

About 35 years back, he started a Kalari attached to his house and started Kalari Training and Kalari Treatment. It was started then in the nameShafi Dava Khana Ayurveda Chikilasa Kendram and after that it was known as Choorakkudi Kalari Chikilsalayam.
It has now grown as S.D.K. Health Complex. This has been a resort to the desperate patients and infamous in and outside Kerala and other foreign countries.
In the institution, there are eminent and expect doctors all Gurukkals. Towards of people are working in this field with the aim of teaching for those willing to study Kalari Chikilsa and Kalarippayattu.
The discipline of the Gurukkal is conducted Kalari Chikilsa and Kalari and outside Kerala. Including Gulf Countries. Choorakkudi Kalari Gurukkal has the aim of making this ancient art and way of treatment useful to the various gurukuls of the world.

Request Info
CAPTCHA Image refresh
Choorakkodi Kalari Sangam
SDK Health Complex is known for its excellent treatment in the field of medicine
+ View More
Latest News