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A visit to Panchavadi Ayurveda Kendra

It was a bright and pleasant morning. Our neighbour invited us to join her during her visit to Panchavadi Ayurveda Kendra. Needless to say I was excited to join her.

Panchavadi is an Ayurveda Kendra located at Marasur Gate, on Chandapura-Anekal Road in Bangalore.   I was amazed to find so many medicinal plants grown in the 2 1/2 acres of land which are used in Ayurveda treatment.  Presently Chandapura-Anekal Road is a fast growing area with so many new villas and flats  mushrooming up every day. In such a situation, it is amazing to see a pristine place which is still preserved, untouched by tourists.

They also have a Yoga Centre in the property where regular yoga classes are held. Complete silence is maintained there. Inside the Yoga centre, there is also a small Library with Kannada and English books pertaining to spirituality.




They are also growing some ducks there. It will be a great entertainment for the kids.




As you enter the gate the first thing you will see is a small temple with a huge statue of Lord Shiva.





For the first time in my life, I had the opportunity to see a Rudraksha tree in this Ayurveda Kendra. As per Ayurveda, Rudraksha evokes power in the body, which fights against diseases, and as a result it helps in the improvement of overall health.


Some of the names of trees and plants I saw there still remain in my mind are Bilwa tree,  Krishna Kamal (Sudarshana Chakra plant- Crinum latifolium), Nandyarvattam (East Indian Rosebay) plant, Hibiscus in various colours,   Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), plant, Ashoka (Saraca asoca), Palas (Butea monosperma) tree, Hing (Asafoetida) tree, Bay Leaf tree, Aloe vera plant, Arrow root plant, Turmeric plant, Nilappana (Black musale - Curculigo orchioides) plant, Curry leaf tree, Passion fruit plant, Lemon grass plant,  and Areca palm tree.   









                                                                         (Bilwa fruits)

Presently, there is no entrance fee of any kind. Visitors are allowed between 8 am to 6 p.m.
Contact person: Mr. Anand (Mobile 8310555736)

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