ITAM-Institute of Traditional Ayurvedic Medicine

At the Institute of Traditional Ayurvedic Medicine (ITAM), we take immense pride in offering comprehensive Ayurveda courses tailored for students. Our institute is dedicated to preserving and disseminating the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda, allowing students to delve into the profound teachings of this time-honored holistic healing system.


Our courses are meticulously designed to provide a deep understanding of Ayurvedic principles, therapies, and practices. Whether you are a novice eager to embark on a journey of healing and self-discovery or an experienced practitioner seeking to enhance your knowledge, ITAM offers a diverse range of programs to cater to your needs.


Our experienced faculty, composed of seasoned Ayurvedic experts, ensures that students receive top-tier education and hands-on training in Ayurveda. We combine traditional teachings with modern insights, empowering our students with the skills and wisdom necessary to promote health and well-being in themselves and others.


At ITAM, we believe that Ayurveda is not merely a profession but a way of life. Our commitment is to nurture the next generation of Ayurvedic practitioners, equipping them to make a positive impact on individuals’ health and the world at large. Join us on this transformative journey as we explore the depths of Ayurvedic knowledge and embrace the timeless art of healing


Dr. Samam HettIge: Profile and Teaching Expertise

A luminary in the field, Dr. Samam HettIge is an eminent Ayurvedic practitioner, carrying a
reservoir of experiential wisdom. With a profound foundation in teaching Ayurveda, Dr.HettIge has played a pivotal role in propelling the Neelammahara Tradition to the forefront. His tutelage ensures that participants undergo a transformative journey, imbibing authentic Ayurvedic principles.


Dr HettIge’s journey in Ayurveda has been marked by a profound dedication to preserving the integrity of traditional practices while adapting them to contemporary needs. His role as a practitioner, teacher, and researcher has earned him accolades within the Ayurvedic community.With a deep understanding of the intricate balance between theory and practice, Dr. HettIge infuses his teachings with practical insights drawn from his extensive clinical experience.

Neelammahara Tradition - Embracing Ancient Wisdom for Holistic Well-being

The Neelammahara Tradition is a luminous beacon in the tapestry of Sri Lankan traditional
medicine. Rooted in centuries of wisdom, this revered lineage holds the key to unlocking the
secrets of holistic well-being, blending time-honoured practices with modern applications.
● A Legacy of Healing: The Neelammahara Tradition carries a rich history that
transcends time. Emerging from the heart of Sri Lankan culture, it has woven itself into
the fabric of the nation’s well-being landscape. Through generations, this tradition has
preserved the essence of Ayurvedic practices, ensuring that the harmonious interplay of
mind, body, and spirit remains at its core.
● Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Needs: The brilliance of the Neelammahara Tradition
lies in its ability to bridge the old with the contemporary. In a fast-paced world, where the
pursuit of well-being is intertwined with the demands of modern life, this tradition offers a
roadmap. It recognises that true healing extends beyond the physical realm,
encompassing emotional, psychological, and spiritual dimensions.
● A Holistic Approach: The Neelammahara Tradition’s approach to wellness is
all-encompassing. It delves into the profound understanding that the human experience
is an orchestra of energies, and harmony is the key to vitality. Through time-tested
practices, herbal wisdom, and intuitive insights, this tradition guides individuals toward
alignment, allowing them to thrive amidst life’s challenges.
● Unveiling the Neelammahara Essence: As participants delve into the Ayurvedic
Therapist Training Course, they will unearth the essence of the Neelammahara Tradition.
This is more than a course; it’s an immersion into a way of life that seeks equilibrium,
Ayurvedic Therapist Training Course ITAM
honouring tradition while embracing the advancements of today. From understanding the
Tridosha theory to exploring the intricacies of holistic orthopaedic care, the course
unfolds like chapters in the saga of well-being.
● A Gateway to Transformation: The Neelammahara Tradition doesn’t merely impart
knowledge; it ignites transformation. Participants step onto a path where theory meets
practice, where ancient teachings become tangible experiences. The culmination is a
deep-seated understanding that Ayurveda isn’t just a system of medicine—it’s a
philosophy of living that infuses every moment with purpose, vitality, and harmony.
As participants embark on the journey of the Ayurvedic Therapist Training Course, they become
torchbearers of the Neelammahara Tradition. They don’t just learn; they become part of a legacy
that echoes through time, where healing isn’t just a destination—it’s a way of life. Through the
union of ancient wisdom and modern insight, they embrace a holistic approach that resonates
with the essence of Ayurveda itself