In this advanced Scientific Century Scientists and Doctors from various sections keenly notice at Siddha Systems of medicine. They believe in Siddha medicine and their anticipation is great from the Siddha system of Medicine. It is the global expectation than systems of medicine, the scope of the students of Siddha are high in future.
Siddha System is one of the ancient traditional systems of medicine in India. The term Siddha is derived from Siddhi i.e: attainment of perfection or an achievement. There is no word in the English language which adequately describes the word Siddham. The System of Siddha Medicine originated through the Siddhars, who were possessors of extra sensory knowledge and attainments.
This system also deals with the concept of immortality and salvation in this life. The exponents of this system consider that achievement of this state is possible by regulated diet, medicine and processing of mind by yogic or spiritual execises like meditation and yoga.
The basic concept of Siddha system of medicine is
" Food is Medicine - Medicine is Food"
" Migaium Kuraiyinum Noi Seyyum Noolor
The Siddhars lived with Thabonilai, the power of austerity. Their motto was to reach ‘Siva Nilai’, the blissful state. At the same time they wished to do something for the Benefit of human beings; mainly their longevity of healthy life. The system derived from their wisdom is known as Siddha Vaidyam.