Udupi, Apr 10, 2017: Renowned Ayurveda physician Dr Kidiyooru Gururaj Bhagavath (82) passed away on April 8, Saturday following a heart attack. He is survived by his wife, four daughters and a son.
Dr Bhagavath who hailed from a family of Ayurveda physicians though had obtained formal education in Ayurveda, had also learnt about the several traditional medicines which his ancestors used to prepare and offered treatment for various eye related ailments and even issueless couples. He even treated patients suffering from typhoid, arthritis, cancer and other ailments.
He had also conducted several eye treatment and fertility treatment camps. Dr Bhagavath was also the author of a book named ’Drivyaguna Saarasangraha’ for Ayurveda students and "Stree Purusha Swastha Chinthana" for newly weds.
He was also a recipient of Dhanwanthari Puraskara, Ayurveda Bhaskera Award and Sadvaidya Bhooshana title among others.