Dr. L. Mahadevan completed his BAMS from Venkataramana Ayurveda College, Chennai. He completed a post-graduate MD in Kayachikitsa from the Government Ayurveda College in Thiruvananthapuram. Following his MD, he completed his doctorate Ph.D in Ayurveda from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu.
Dr. L Mahadevan has significantly contributed to the academic and clinical practice of Ayurveda as a physician, teacher, writer and student counsellor. He is one of the most sought-after teachers in the field of Ayurveda worldwide. He has personally trained more than 2500 BAMS and MD students.
He is a successful practitioner in a village in Kanyakumari district. He is also a Professor in Pankajakasthuri Ayurveda College, Kattakkada. He has published a number of papers and attended a large number of seminars both nationally and internationally.
He has developed a unique Guna-based Tridoshic concept of clinical practice for practitioners and budding ayurvedic clinical practitioners and students.
He conducts regular CMEs, seminars and national conferences inside and outside the state by sharing his vast clinical experiences and excellent oratory skills. Dr. L.Mahadevan has conducted 2 national seminars VAIDYANADHAM – 2014 and VAIDYANADHAM 2018 focusing on Tridoshic Principles at Vivekananda Kendra Campus, Kanyakumari. It was an inspiring event with more than 500 delegates attending from across India, all of whom were eagerly involved in the proceedings all three days.
Besides Ayurveda, he handles literature, music, poems and public speaking. He has trained more than 2500 BAMS and MD Ayurvedic students in the industry.
He started a charity 15 years ago by the name SARADA MAHADEVA IYER AYURVEDIC EDUCATIONAL AND CHARITABLE TRUST. The charity provides free treatment, medicines and clinical consultation to those facing financial hardship. He also provides an in-house clinical training program to Ayurvedic students. Students from different colleges are sent here for internships.
Dr. L. Mahadevan is sincere and motivating in his teaching which is evidenced by the large number of teaching sessions across India. His teaching fills the heart of individuals with a passion for Ayurveda. He inspires students and scholars of Ayurveda and strengthens the hands of Ayurvedic clinicians with the confidence to practice; making him a trusted and encouraging teacher.
In addition, he runs a hundred-year-old hospital in Derisanamcope a village in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India. Around 80 to 100 patients visit the hospital in a day, which includes inpatient facilities. Around 150 sastric formulations are prepared in the hospital itself for the purpose of dispensing to the patients visiting the hospital. All Kriyas in the inpatient ward are performed.
Thank you guruji for your selfless and inspiring service through Ayurveda. We bow to you.