One of Karnataka’s most renowned landmark of piety and devotion, Sri. Manjunatheshwara Temple of Dharmasthala is thronged by thousands of pilgrims every day. This famed centre of charity and divine justice, where every devotee partakes of generous hospitality irrespective of caste or creed distinctions, has grown into legendary proportions because of its multifarious socio-economic programs. The temple town nestles amidst picturesque Western Ghats, beside River Netheravathi in Belthangady Taluk and is within easy accessibility of Mangalore and Udupi. Sri. Manjunatheshwara Temple is devoted to shiva and houses a lingam of gold. The Temple is unusual in that it is run by a Jain administration and poojas are conducted by Madhva priests.
Padmabhushana Dr.D.Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari, Shree Kshethra Dharmasthala & President, SDM Educational Society ®
The present head of Dharmasthala, the 21st in succession to the Dharmadhikari Peetha, sri Veerendra Heggade is the dispenser of justice who word is law. The past 25 years have witnessed revolutionary progress in religious, cultural and educational fields, shaped by the humanitarian concerns of the Dharmadhikari whose life is dedicated to the service of God and that of fellow beings. He has been instrumental in launching several socio-economic programmes, which have changed te lives of hundres of beneficiaries.
Various religious, cultural and social activities have been caries out the under his aegis, more than 25 educational institutions, from schools to professional colleges, museums of historical worth and the annual Sarva Dharma Sammelan stand testimony to his commitment to human welfare.
SDM Educational Society ®, Ujire, D.K. Karnataka
S.D.M. Educational Trust ® is a premier non-profit educational organization, Functioning under the sacred aegis of shree Kshetra Dharmasthala.
Under the able guidance of its distinguished president, Dr. D.Veerendra Heggade, SDM Educational Trust spearheads the activities of more than 35 premier academic and professional institutions spread across Karnataka. Establishments that represent the best of traditional expertise and contemporary excellence form the base of studies in subjects ranging from Medicine, Engineering, Law, Social Sciences, Management, Naturopathy & Ayurveda.
About The College
SDM College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Udupi was established in 1958 to revive Ayurveda as a modern science. It is an institution that represents the best of traditional knowledge and contemporary excellence, managed by SDME Society ®, Ujire. Padmabhooshana Dr.D.Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Shree Kshethra Dharmasthala and the President of S.D.M. Educational Society is the inspiration behind the success of the College, with his commitment to human Welfare and Social Development through Education.
Ever since 50 years of inception, the Institution has rendered Yeomen Service to the public by providing health care, as well as to the students a qualitative value based ayurvedic education. The period from 1st July 2007 – 2008 has been recognized as Golden Jubilee Year.
The Institution provides Ayurvedic education at Graduate and Post graduate levels which are regulated by the statutory Apex body Central Council for Indian Medicine (C.C.I.M.) affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, Bangalore.
- व्याधेः तत्व परिज्ञानम् ।
- मैत्री कारुण्यमार्तेषु ।
- Evidence based knowledge of the disease.
- Goodwill and compassion towards the suffering.
Establishment of the facts of the disease through evidences.
Pratyaksha, Anumana, Shabda and Upama are the evidences considered.
Thorough training of students by efforts of regular practice of Ayurveda & interaction by utilizing current information of Medicine.
Classroom teaching and clinical training are modulated.
SDM Ayurveda Hospital
Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Ayurveda Hospital was established at Udupi in 1958 with its Golden jubilee year in 2008. Since its inception the hospital has developed an environment where the original ayurvedic therapies are administered in contemporary infrastructural facilities. Other facilities include surgical, maternity, pediatric, physiotherapy and yoga sections. There is an intensive care unit for in house patients. The total bed strength of the hospital is 350 with 160 beds in general 35 beds in semi special 145 beds in special and 10 beds in deluxe categories. All services are economically priced. The medicines used in the hospital are manufactured at its own pharmacy.
Our services for out patients
- Kayachikitsa (internal medicine)
- Shalya tantra (surgery)
- Shalakya tantra (Eye & ENT)
- Prasoothi tantra and streeroga (obstetrics and gynecology)
- Balroga (pediatrics)
- Yoga and physiotherapy
- Clinical research unit
Adaptation to Technological Advancement
The Hospital has been at the forefront in incorporating modern technological Advancement into the Ayurveda system of healthcare, particularly in the filed of diagnostics. The Hospital is furnished with numerous modern equipment like biochemistry laboratory with auto analyzer, x-ray, E.C.G, U.S.G, gastroscopy and laparoscopy for diagnosing diseases
- Bed categories
- General ward
- Semi special wards 3 beds per room
- Special ward single bed with attached therapy room with / without AC
- Pleasant and aesthetic environment with open and tranquil surroundings.
- Individual care and attention by doctors and nursing staff
- Critical care facility
One week days 9am to 5pm
on general holidays 9am to 1pm