Facilities and Staff
The work at Sanjeevani is in the hands of dedicated team of Ayurveda Vaidyas & Yoga instructors.
Meet the team
Dr PLT Girija, after a M.Phil Degree in Sociology from JNU, Delhi, graduated
with BAMS degree from Venkataramana Ayurveda College, Chennai, one of the
reputed institutions in the country. In her studies and early practice,
she was guided by some of the most distinguished Ayurveda Acharyas of
Chennai. In 1990, she started Sanjeevani with a deep conviction that our
ancient heritage of Ayurveda is the most efficacious of all the medical
systems and is capable of effectively meeting all the healthcare needs of
held position of Honorary teacher in Ayurveda colleges in
An ayurvedic practitioner for nearly 40 years, Dr. P.L.T. Girija, head of Sanjeevani Ayurveda Yoga Centre, has been treating successfully large number of patients along purely Ayurvedic lines. She is a consultant to Health System Development Project of Government of Tamil Nadu. She has been a consultant and trainer to Reproductive and Child Health program of Indian System of Medicine of government of Tamil Nadu. She has also been a consultant to Tamil Nadu Government for Mainstreaming of Ayurveda. She has authored a tamil book titled “Ayulai Valarkkum Ayurvedam” and has also contributed in many magazines, journals and newspapers on diverse topics in Ayurveda. She was conferred “Best Doctor Award” in December 2012 by Tamil Nadu M.G.R Medical University.
Dr. Girija has been practising ayurveda under the name Sanjeevani Ayurveda Yoga Centre for the past 22 years. With a firm conviction about the efficacy of applying Ayurveda ONLY for all chronic and acute cases , she heads a team of young Ayurvedic doctors. She is consultant to TamilNadu Government in health System Development Project. She has trained around 2500 Village Health Nurses in Maternal and Child Health using Ayurvedic Practices. For the sake of that, she developed a kit containing 50 drugs consisting Ayurveda and siddha medicines along with the manuals. Her strong voice against the use of episiotomy through the newsletters published by Sanjeevani Ayurveda Foundation reverberated in the Tamilnadu Public Health arena and hence its senseless usage is brought to a nil at the Institute of Public Health. An english book titled "Jeevani - Ayurveda for women" authored by her was released in 2013.
She hopes to establish an Ayurvedic centre which will be a home for all the eight limbs of Ashtanga Ayurveda.