M.D. in Siddha MarutthuvamThe Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University
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M.D. in Siddha Marutthuvam
The college offers number of courses, one of the course is M.D. in Siddha Marutthuvam.
The course offer by the Department of Siddha.Siddha system originated in Tamilnadu, the most ancient among the AYUSH (Ayurvedha, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) systems. Siddha system has the rich cultural heritage and health traditions. Siddhars, the forefathers of the Siddha system, transferred their rich knowledge to the suffering mankind through their disciples.Panchabooptham (Earth, Water, Fire, Air &Space) ,Mukkuttram (Vatha, Pitha kabha)and Arusuvaigal(Sweet,Bitter,Sour,Astringent,Salt&Pungent) are the basic principles of Siddha philosophy. The derangement in any of the Mukkuttram leads to diseases. The treatment is based on the correction of the vitiated Mukkuttram. Initially the system was taught through Gurukula method. They recorded their works in palm leaf manuscripts. From 1964 onwards the Siddha system evaluated as institution based medical degree.