It is the vision of Late Padmashri Dr P.R Krishnakumarji (The Arya Vaidya Pharmacy, Coimbatore) to “Prachar”, spread the knowledge of Ayurveda. In memory of and to honour all that Late Padmashri Dr P.R Krishnakumarji lived for, KK Singapore Ayurveda Institute (KKSAI) was set up in August 2021, by Mrs Shailaja Suresh, Krishnakumarji’s niece who resides in Singapore. She runs various Ayurvedic centres in Singapore, called Om Vedic Heritage Centre Pte Ltd since 2010.

The institute together with Om Vedic Heritage Centre is an effort to teach traditional Ayurvedic Medicine and provide ancient Ayurvedic therapies to help manage and maintain the health and well-being of individuals’ body, mind and spirit. As a science of self-healing, Ayurveda encompasses diet and nutrition, lifestyle, yoga, meditation, pranayama/breathing exercises and herbal medicines/supplements along with Detox (cleansing and rejuvenation) programmes.

Objectives of the Institute

To bring about total health, well-being and awareness in individuals by offering comprehensive programmes packed with values, principles and concepts for healthcare professionals.

It is the dream of Late Padmashri Dr P.R Krishnakumarji (MD, the Arya Vaidya Pharmacy, Coimbatore) and the goal of KK Singapore Ayurveda Institute to be able to integrate Ayurveda with modern medicine, yoga, Indian astrology and other ancient Indian healing disciplines, through educational programmes, for individuals to adopt into their daily living and for health care professionals into their clinical practices.


The Institute is run under the guidance of renowned and expert Vaidyas, Academicians and Ayurvedic Physicians, whose directives are carried out by Institute staff members.

Advisors & staff members

Dr P Rammanohar, MD, BAMS
Research Director, School of Ayurveda, Amritapuri
Advisor & Programme Consultant, KK Singapore Ayurveda Institute

Dr. Prasanna Kakunje, MD, BAMS
Ayurveda Consultant and Medical Director, Kakunje Ayurveda Wellness, Moodbidri, Karnataka, India
Professor, Department of Swasthavritta, Prasanna Ayurvedic Medical College, Belthangady, Karnataka, India.
Advisor & Programme Consultant, KK Singapore Ayurveda Institute

Dr Dharna Tiku, BAMS
Senior Consultant, Om Vedic Heritage Centre Pte Ltd, Singapore
Staff Member, KK Singapore Ayurveda Institute

Shailaja Suresh, MSc
Director & Ayurvedic Lifestyle Practitioner
Om Vedic Heritage Centre Pte Ltd, Singapore
Programme Director, KK Singapore Ayurveda Institute

Academic Partner: Parul University (Faculty of Ayurveda), Gujarat, India

Collaborating with a reputed University such as Parul University and its Faculty of Ayurveda, will ensure the highest academic quality of KKSAI’s programmes.

KKSAI’s panel of reputed and renowned Ayurvedic Academicians and Physicians together with the Ayurveda Faculty from Parul University, Gujarat, will put together very comprehensive and application-based Ayurvedic Education & Training Programmes, first one being “The Ayurvedic Health Coach Certificate Programme” for Western Medical Professionals.