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Swami Sankaramritananda Puri (Dr. C. Nagarajan)

Dean, School of Ayurveda, Amritapuri | Professor, Kayachikitsa, School of Ayurveda, Amritapuri

Qualification: BAMS, MD,


Swami Sankaraamritananda Puri (Dr. C. Nagarajan) is a senior disciple of Sadguru Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi. He joined Mata Amritanandamayi Math in 1991. He is an ayurvedic physician by profession with a postgraduate qualification i.e, MD in Kayachikitsa. He has completed his BAMS in 1986 from the University of Madras and MD from the University of Kerala in 1991.

Swami Sankaraamritananda Puri joined Amrita School of Ayurveda as Assistant Professor in the department of Kayachikitsa on September 1, 2004. He was promoted as Associate Professor on September 1, 2009 and as Professor on September 1, 2014. Presently he is Professor in the Department of Kayachikitsa, Principal since May 1, 2019 and Medical Director of Amrita School of Ayurveda, Vallikavu.

Swami Sankaraamritananda Puri takes active participation in various missionary activities initiated by Mata Amritanandamayi Math and has been given charge of Madurai Brahmasthanam.  He has traveled to Germany, Switzerland and Spain to promote Ayurveda and Indian philosophy. He has conducted many workshops and seminars in various important Ayurvedic topics. He is a teacher, physician and scholar in Indian philosophy.

His interpretation of Lalithasahasranama is being aired by Amrita T.V regularly as a serial in their Sandhya Deepam Program. This serial has completed approximately 900 episodes. Besides Ayurveda, his main areas of interest are Bhagavad Gita, Lalithasahasranama and Soundaryalahari.

Experience Details
Duration  Department (Subject) Designation Name of the college
From date (dd/mm/yyyy) To date (dd/mm/yyyy)
01.09.2004 31.08.2009 Kayachikitsa Assistant Professor Amrita School of Ayurveda
01.09.2009 31.08.2014 Kayachikitsa Associate Professor Amrita School of Ayurveda
01.09.2014 Till date Kayachikitsa Professor Amrita School of Ayurveda
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