Ashan Sajan Gurukkal is a personality who dedicated his life to protect and promote the Vedic Culture to the outer world. Hindu Viswa Vidyalaya is an International Vedic University in South India which works together with different Vedic centers in Europe and India simultaneously.

Sanskrit, Ayurveda, Marma therapy, Vedic Astrology, Higher Conscious Yoga (Matrix Yoga), Vasthu Vidya, Ritualistic Aagama Tantra Practices, Martial Art Kalaripayattu, Lectures on Bhagavat Geeta & Upanishads, Indian Classical Karnatic Music, Indian Classical Instrumental Music, Studies on Tamil Samgha Classics, Poetry, Folklore, Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Bharathanatyam, are the present subjects which is in practice in this centre.
The Centre gives selected styles of accommodation, travel, food and communication to the students. The plans and programmes of the applicants should be informed to the centre three months prior.

A group of 12 teachers in various subjects and open minded officers serves in this centre.

The Hindu Vishwa Vidyalaya Center
The University is situated in a picturesque place in the mountainous western ghats of Kerala, the most green State of India, surrounded by tea and coffee plantations. Madurai and Cochin International Airports are only 100 Kms East and West of the Centre. The centre is surrounded by pure evergreen tropical forest and echo clean rivers and dam water. Thekkady wild life sanctuary, Periyar Tiger Reserve Forest, Sabarimala Mountain Pilgrimage centre, Mudurai Meenakshi Temple. The wild forest areas begin within only 3-4 hours walking distance.

There is a Gurukula Ashram system in the center, where the Indian students live like one family. The Kalari Temple (place for practicing the martial art), halls for practicing Yoga and meditations, as well as the students’ lodge, with single and double rooms, are a part of the territory. Besides that, on the top of the Panchalimala mountain there is a Shivalingam and a Shiva Temple.

Those interested in visiting the Center may obtain further information by contacting us.



An Indian martial art, Kalarippayattu is one of the ancient temple arts that appeared in Kerala, South India and has a vedic history. This is a unique art, which covers physical, mental and spiritual means of education, that provoke changes in a man appealing to his basic instincts sleeping deep inside, elevating them to a higher level and giving an opportunity to comprehend the Eternal through scientific and methodic approach. The Kalarippayattu is considered the ancestor, the “mother” of all the martial arts, the pearl that survived till nowadays.
The Kalarippayattu technique has been formed while studying the movements of 8 fierce animals: elephant, lion, tiger, horse, wild boar, fighting cock, buffalo, cobra. One of the main principles of Kalarippayattu is perfect coordination of mind, body and energy. This principle as well as the basic knowledge of Kalari can be seen in other traditional Indian arts - the Indian Dance, the art of Kathakali, the Dynamic Yoga techniques.


The Indian Astrology or the Veda Jyotish- is based on the philosophical conception of the primal Oneness of Creation and the consequential, evolutionary development of all. The Jyotish is based on the concept of Reincarnation and Karma, according to which the soul reborns in a physical body determined by the actions committed antecedently. The Wheel of Samsara, the Wheel of Birth and Death continues to turn until one attains the final liberation or the Moksha. The horoscope reflects the man and likewise a plant can be recognized in its seed so the horoscope helps to get a better knowledge of a man.


Vastu is an ancient Indian science, that deals with the rules of placement and internal planning of residential and administrative buildings so that these buildings and apartments were in harmony with their natural environment.
Vastu-shastra bases on the harmony of the Universe expressed in the lunar, solar and temporal influence on the human consciousness and physiology. That’s why this science is closely related to the Vedic Astrology and Ayurveda.
The Vedic architecture helps to understand better how to harmonize your house and moderate the negative impact of the circumstances on our ambient space. All the Vasta recommendations are to guide the man in how to obtain the perfection in life, that is to perceive the Divine and his own nature and methods of the mutual relationship.


“Purusha” is the “pure conscious” or the “supreme Ego” which is the prime cause of life, knowledge and feeling. The concern of life is to perceive the supreme Ego and the experience of this perception can make us rise over misery and pain, achieving release of karma and of the life and death cycle.
Prakriti is the Nature or the principle of reflex in the Time and in the Space, the rules and processes of which underlie the body and the mind and their interaction.
As the conscious or the eternal nature is an integral part with the supreme Ego, so do our body and mind follow the laws of Nature or Prakriti. To perceive our supreme Ego or the spiritual freedom (Purusha) we primarily have to harmonize our body. It means that the balance and well-being of the body and the mind are the key aspects of spiritual evolution and the fundamentals of advanced spiritual practices. We mustn’t ignore the body revealing the spirit. Moreover this is the body that constitutes the mean of conceiving the spirit.”


The word “Sanskrit” literally means “highly elaborated”, “refined”. The Sanskrit is an ideal, perfect language able to express any word. That’s why it is called the sound vibrations of conscious or the language of the Nature.
The Sanskrit being the ancient Indian literary language is a member of the Indo-European family of languages. The ancient Indian languages are reflected in the monuments of literature of a few historical periods; these monuments differ chronologically, functionally and dialectally.
The sound vibrations of the Sanskrit vitalize the features of the Pure conscious in a man and in his environment: the man begins to “vibrate” at unity with the Nature’s Law and live in harmony with the Laws of Nature.


The term “Ayurveda” is originated from the Sanskrit words, meaning life, wisdom, science and literally is to be translated as the “knowledge about life” or the “science about life”.
Ayurveda is an entire and full system of medical knowledge (the prevention and treatment of diseases, the theory on temperaments and physiology, and about the healthy life), which exists and is being developed in India for already a few thousand years. Ayurveda influenced the development of many other traditional medical sciences (particularly, Tibetan and Ancient Greek), besides, it is the source for many modern types of naturopathy and revitalization.
Abhyanga, or the massage, is one of the basic techniques of Ayurveda that comprises not only the massage techniques but special massage oils. It helps to ease the pain, regenerate the tissues and correct almost all the mental disorders…


The study of marmas or the Marma Vidya constitutes an unusual and dynamic therapeutic methodic of Ayurveda which serves a great purpose in health, diseases, in everyday life and in spiritual practice. The Marma therapy or the Marma Chikitsa is an important therapeutic principle of Ayurveda able to influence to a large range of diseases. The Marmas are the centers of the vital energy or the prana, the key power which underlies the physical and psychical processes. The Marmas are also the key points of the ayurvedic massage.


The Vedas are the basic knowledge of the Indian philosophy. The name of Veda is derived from the word vidya: vid – knowledge and light, ya – this. The Vedas are the category of the sacred hindu literature – Shruti – “the heard”, which is considered not to be of human origin. The Vedas neede to be heard in a literal sense. That’s why through almost three thousand years they were transmitted by word from generation to generation by the priests-brahmans, who learned them by heart.
The word “purana” in Sanskrit means “ancient”. It is considered to be a unified code of legends, appeared in ancient times together with Vedas, but later however divided into eighteen canonical texts of the “Great Puranas” and eighteen supplementary upapuranas by the sage Vyasa who transmitted them to his student, Lomarshana Suta. Later on the name Suta was given to the griots of the Puranas, who performed them ritually during the religious ceremonies along with two eposes – Mahabharata and Ramayana. Together with these two eposes the puranas form the canon of the Vedic legendary called smriti in Sanskrit.


The Indian Tantras are the sacred texts (shastras) of kali-yuga, that contain the vast material of the modern practice of traditional Hinduism. The Shiva says: “Oh, Giving the happiness! The study of kaula is given for the well-being of the kali-yuga man, prived of the energy and dependent from the food”. That’s why applying the tantra we must comprehend all it’s intrinsic forms of rituals, yoga and sadhana which are the reflection and practical epitome of its deep philosophical principles.
The tantra texts represent the conversations between the great god Shiva and Shakti, his wife-energy. Shiva delivers a sermon on the meditative practices and visualization, special practices of yoga, mantras for the concentration and for the mental training, rites of the shaktism, systems of chakras or the nerve centers, as well as on the place of the tantrism in life.