Poothara in Kalaripayattu

Kalari Vandanam | Athma Kalari

In the ancient martial art of Kalaripayattu, every aspect carries a profound symbolism and significance, deeply rooted in tradition and spirituality. Among the many elements that adorn the training ground of a Kalari, Poothara stands as a prominent symbol, embodying…

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Kalari Rejuvenation

Kalari Chikitsa | Athma Kalari

In our fast-paced world, it’s easy to forget to take care of ourselves. But it’s so important. With Kalari Rejuvenation, you’re not just taking a break; you’re investing in yourself. It’s a step towards a happier, healthier and more balanced…

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Types of Kalaripayattu

Kalari Camp | Athma Kalari

Kalaripayattu, often hailed as the mother of all martial arts, is an ancient Indian martial art form that originated in Kerala. It is not merely a physical practice but also encompasses various aspects of mental discipline and spiritual growth. Over…

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Why was Kalaripayattu banned?

Kalari Camp | Athma Kalari

In the history of Indian martial arts, Kalaripayattu stands as a testament to a rich tradition of physical prowess, mental discipline, and cultural heritage. Originating in the southern state of Kerala, Kalaripayattu encompasses a diverse array of combat techniques, weaponry…

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Understanding Meypayattu

Kalari Warm Up | Athma Kalari

The Art of Body Movement The Techniques of Mey Payattu Mey Payattu involves a series of fluid movements that mimic the motions of animals and birds. Practitioners often draw inspiration from the grace and strength of animals like the lion,…

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Weapons in Kalaripayattu

Ashan Vipindas | Athma Kalari

Kalaripayattu, one of the oldest martial arts, is as much about physical prowess as it is about mental discipline. Integral to this art form is the use of a variety of weapons, each with its own history, significance and technique.…

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Kaalukal | Athma Kalari

Kalaripayattu, the ancient Indian martial art form, is not merely a physical practice but a holistic discipline that encompasses various elements of mind, body and spirit. Among its integral sessions, Kaalukal stands out as a crucial component, especially for beginners…

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