Soukya is located on thirty acres of beautifully cultivated land in the countryside east of Bangalore, less than half an hour from the airport. Nine major structures are built around an oval, the centre of which is filled with lawns, flowers, trees and a symbolic open Portal that encourages an open heart, mind and soul.
These nine buildings – the medical centre, the administrative centre, the yoga hall, the therapy centre, the dining hall, and the four residential clusters are all built in the South Indian traditional style, making use of as many local and handmade materials as possible. All buildings are ground-level structures, helping the body to connect at all times with the magnetic force of the earth.
ABOUT THIS CENTRE:
Soukya offers the most authentic and genuine Ayurveda delivered by 4th generation Ayurvedic doctors, trained at the best ayurvedic hospital in the world. The ayurvedic massages are done with ayurvedic oils that are determined based on your body type.
Soukya, Dr. Mathai's International Holistic Health Centre, is a unique facility that helps restore the natural balance of your mind, body and spirit by combining modern medical advancements, ancient medical techniques and complementary therapies used worldwide. This residential facility brings in the best medical doctors and therapies from around the world
The therapy centre has separate but identical male and female areas that mirror each other. The comfortable waiting area is centrally located and shared by both sides, with a view of the medical herbs and plants that are growing. The rooms have ample natural light and ventilation for maximum comfort. There is also an outdoor color therapy area and mud pack area, followed by a freestanding and traditionally decorated Turkish bath.
We offer treatments are: Ayurvedic Abhyanga (Massage), Padhabhyanga, Shirodhara, Ellakizhi, Ayurvedic Udvartanam, Choornaswedam, Nethra Tharpanam, Thalam, Pichu, Ksheera Dooma, Vasti –Kati Vasti, Greva Vasti, Janu Vasti, and Hrud Vasti. Excellent integrative medical treatment protocols for Stress, Rejuvenation, Detoxification, Weight loss, Anti-ageing and Special Ayurvedic programmes including Panchakarma.
And also offers Traditional Beauty Treatments, Ayurvedic Fruit/Vegetable Face Pack, Special Ayurvedic Treatments, Ayurvedic Hot Stone Massage, Ayurvedic Deep Tissue Massage, Pizhichal, Navarakizhi/Shastika, Shali Pinda, Sweda, Shirolepam, Avagaha Swedam, Special Ayurvedic Face Pack, Ayurvedic and Dead Sea Face Pack, Holistic Health Evaluation, Cardiac Hypertension Management, Diabetic Management, Arthritis Mangement, Asthma Management, De-Addictions & Smoking Cessation, Therapeutic and Skin Care.
Soukya is a family-run organization headed by Dr. Issac Mathai M.D., a holistic physician who is an internationally renowned holistic health consultant. He is the Chairman, Managing and Medical Director and his wife, Mrs. Suja Issac M.Sc., M.Phil. (Foods & Nutrition) is the Executive Director. They are personally involved with the running of Soukya and also live with their family on the property. Their team consists of consultants and doctors from different systems of medicine, therapists and visiting national and international specialists.
Accommodation includes spacious cottages and deluxe rooms, all of which are designed to make the guest feel at home. All rooms have a garden attached where one could practice yoga or sunbathe. All rooms are tastefully decorated in a style that combines the best of tradition with contemporary flourishes.
The two-bedroom cottages (which can also be used independently as a suite and deluxe room) have a living and dining room with a private garden. Silk and cotton curtains adorn the rooms and the furniture includes handmade four-poster beds in the suites. There is a separate dressing area with room for luggage. The large bathrooms have separate bathtub and shower areas. The suite bathroom has stone steps that lead to an outdoor shower between banana trees for a romantic moonlight bath. Treatments can be done in the suite bathroom if necessary.
The deluxe rooms have private gardens and outdoor decks for sunbathing or yoga. They also have separate dressing areas and spacious bathrooms with separate bathtub and shower areas. Powerful pneumatic pumps provide good water pressure for showers, and the automatic switchover generator ensures power 24 hours a day. Hot water is supplied in large part by Soukya's solar water installation.
Organic vegetable gardens and fruit orchards enhance the beauty of the grounds and provide the kitchens with much of the food prepared for meals. Everyday you have a different variety of freshly prepared Indian breakfasts or a western breakfast with fresh fruit juices. Our food is vegetarian and is based on low salt, low fat and low spice. You can go through your treatments as decided with short breaks for herbal teas or soothing tender coconut water. A wholesome, nutritionally balanced lunch is served according to the diet prescribed for you.
The dining hall is divided into four main spaces: The spacious dining area has views of Soukya and its gardens, which are especially lovely in the evening, when the lamps that border the walkways are lit. There is also an informal salad and juice areas with comfortable seating where guests can take refreshments, read, socialize, or simply relax and enjoy the view.
Panchakarma (21 Days) - The basic Ayurvedic Rejuvenation programme – Rs. 5500, Panchakarma (28 Days) - The ideal Ayurvedic Rejuvenation programme – Rs. 6250, Swaad - Ayurvedic Special (7 Days - 22 treatments) - Ayurvedic head & body massage and Shirodhara – Rs. 6750, Shareera - Weight Loss (14 Days - 66 treatments) - Special Ayurvedic weight loss protocols, Naturopathic hydrotherapy, Yoga and Diet – Rs. 8250, Sundar - Anti-ageing (15 Days - 66 treatments) - Unique Ayurvedic protocols, Revitalising Hydrotherapy, Mud and Herbal packs – Rs. 9000, Shudha - Detoxification (10 Days - 50 treatments) - Ayurvedic cleansing treatments, Detoxifying mud packs, Hydrocleansing and Acupressure – Rs. 9250.
Sukha - Destress (7 Days - 48 treatments) - Signature Ayurvedic Hotstone massage, special destressing ayurvedic and naturopathic treatments, Yoga, Meditation, Mud packs, Reflexology, Acupressure and Hydrobaths – Rs. 12000, Santosha - Detoxification & Rejuvenation (15 Days - 105 treatments) - Ancient Ayurvedic cleansing and revitalising protocols, Mud packs, Hydrowashes, Packs, Reflexology and Acupressure – Rs. 14500, Shakthi - Rejuvenation (7 Days - 42 treatments) - Specially designed Ayurvedic revitalising treatments, Mud packs, Reflexology and Acupressure – Rs. 15000.
"Great doctor, terrific therapists, delicious and healthy food, beautifully landscaped setting – staff is so friendly and helpful every thing is perfect!! Felt pampered and indulged – I will be back for sure. Thank you, every one at Soukya!" - Vibhuti Patel (USA)
"It was one of the best vocations we both have had. Everything here is just perfect. The staff’s are great. The doctors and therapists are wonderful. Dr. Mathai and Mrs. Issac just make you feel at home. With the wonderful words of advise and smiles on their faces. I surely would say "Soukya is one of the wonders of India." God Bless every one at Soukya" – Shahiff & Esmina (Tanzania).
"Thank you for an exceptional 14 days of peace and quiet, delicious nutritious food and such warm and caring love from all staff. The impression made will last - life time and was inspired me to bring ayurveda to Sweden." - Jenny Ljungberg (Sweden)