Kalari Massage Centre
Kalari Massage Centre
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  • rreddyj009
    Bengaluru, India18 contributions
    THE BEST MASSAGE CENTER
    The Best Massage I had Been in my life The Year 2007 With My Wife . This Is My 7th Year since 2007 a
    Traveled as a couple
    Written February 21, 2014
  • hkhatavkar
    Mumbai, India7 contributions
    Special Kalari Marma Massage
    Had a very refreshing and invigorating massage. Good for any muscle/skin complaints. Claims treatment for Fractures and Displacements too. Don't know about that though the massage itself and the following Ayurvedic bath was very nice.
    Traveled solo
    Written November 4, 2014
  • Rajagopalan V
    6 contributions
    An exceptional, professional ayurvedic massage centre.
    My wife and and I entered the place with few expectations and a lot of doubts as we were well aware of the risks of a poorly executed ayurvedic massage. When we finished, we were both in agreement that the experience was amazing. Highly recommended. It is not too expensive and Mr Rajan is an expert, no doubt. We also purchased his proprietary massage oil. The place is clean and hygienic. The massage cabins, though small are not cramped. Call and book your massage if possible, although we just walked in. He accepts domestic cards for payment, but I had to operate the machine myself. Mr Rajan is a simple soul and a well meaning person. His ability to discern painful areas on the body is exceptional. Overall, highly recommended to anyone interested in a genuine ayurvedic massage.
    Traveled with family
    Written December 26, 2017
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Toshit A
1 contribution
Oct 2017 • Family
I along with my parents visited guru ji, and trust me guys it was an awesome experience. We were fully relaxed and our problems were diagnosed by guruji himself. He cured my lower back pain and my father with his shoulder pain. I will definitely recommend guru ji...will visit him again
Written October 9, 2017
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Kerala travel advisor
Vaikom, India7 contributions
May 2019 • Couples
The place is really dirty and I was freezing during the massage. Shouldn't be like this. The massage itself was mediocre, definitely worse than expected. The person who did it was either asking nonstop: "Good massage? Will you bring me more clients?" or replying his phone. Relax in silence was never possible. To dry myself I received a newspaper and the shower was just a bucket. Awful. The price was twice higher then in a good hotel, where they did great massage in a perfect clean room. So, I consider it as a rip off.
Written May 6, 2019
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sbalajiguptha
Bengaluru, India1 contribution
Apr 2018 • Solo
I had been to so many Body Massage, but this is my best ever, is very informative and extremely experienced hands, glad to find him, otherwise. misled to other massage centers.
Bit expensive but paisa vasool.
Written April 21, 2018
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Ciaran M
9 contributions
Jan 2018 • Couples
My girlfriend and I were in need of some serious relaxation after enjoying a long journey car bound. So when we arrived in Thekaddy we shopped about for a massage. Having found several offers which varied in price it either felt like it was a scam or it wasn't quite what we were looking for. I may not be the most experienced when it comes to getting massages but I can spot authenticity and genuine empathy when displayed. When it comes to getting a wholesome experience in India I think you should look at Kalari Marma and Ayurvedic treatments....fortunately we met Rajan.

WHAT AN ABSOLUTE BLOODY LOVELY GUY! Just the way he hugs you makes you feel like you want to be his son/daughter or some sort of relative so you can see him again and again for that hug. Sounds strange to mention but I've found its the small things which stand out.

The massage as an experience was incredible. We chose the full Therapy which lasts over an hour. I'm a healthy young man but nonetheless this experience promotes immunity not just healing.
We have been so lucky on our travels in India but to get a massage which is authentic, relaxing and rejuvenates the body and mind has been a highlight we were not expecting. Add to this Rajan invites us back to Kerala, offers us coffee and food, even gives us a FREE bottle of jasmine perfume and warns us about those looking to make a quick buck out of a below standard tour of the 'jungle'!! You can't ask for more really... You make a friend and get an experience you will not forget! Can you put a price on that?
Written January 28, 2018
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hemkumar
Bengaluru, India1 contribution
Apr 2015 • Family
i(hemakumar) from bangalore, had very good kallari massage experience by SRI. TC RAJAN GURRUKKAL. its amazing and he have miracle power as the way of finding disease/pain with out any test reports. actually he is a really doctor. i think he studied about human body not in books. i have heavy lower back pain since 3years, some times i couldnt walk and sit for few minutes also. doctors strictly suggested i should not take any kind of massage. the same thing i informed to gurukkal sir also he assured that he will take care of me, i kept faith on him and get massage and took bath its really holy water( herbal bath) after that i never found any pain in my lower back also am doing good. am awaiting for long leave to take full treatment from rajan gurukkal.
Written May 2, 2015
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Andrew I
Seattle, WA30 contributions
Oct 2014 • Family
This man is a true healer and will give a massage like you've never experienced in your life- A trip to Thekkady would not be complete without a visit to TC Rajan!
Written October 15, 2014
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danielt135790
Kailua, HI2 contributions
Feb 2020 • Solo
I am a licensed massage therapist in the US and this was the best Ayurvedic massage I’ve received. Mr. T.C. Rajan and his wife make their own amazing herbal oils and remedies in the back. The place is kept clean. This is not the treatment that trap tourists. Highly recommend!
Written February 13, 2020
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mk123208
7 contributions
Dec 2018 • Couples
An exceptional massage combining with body diagnosis.
I entered the clinic of T.C. Rajan by chance and it took me only few seconds to understand that this place is different. Me and my wife took the full body treatment and we enjoyed it very much. During the massage, TC detected three out of four known health problems that I have. We repeated the treatment the day after and in some painful points I felt a small relief. T.C. claims that if we will come to a three weeks treatment, our health problems will be solved. I don't think we will accept this invitation, but maybe it is our problem.
All in all that experience was fantastic and we strongly recommend it when visiting Kumily.
Written December 8, 2018
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Rahul R
4 contributions
Nov 2018 • Solo
Me Rajan has a healing touch... haven't had such a massage so far ..with a great understanding of human body...should be a must do thing if you are around.
Written November 29, 2018
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hermanblarsen
7 contributions
Aug 2018 • Solo
The knowledge and skills acquired by over 40 years of practise showed (and was felt!). Quality oils were used, and the full body massage from head to toe (literally) was the best one I've had so far - I'm quite a sporty person, and I've not felt this great after a massage ever! He sorted out some knots in my upper back that I didn't know I had, as well as something in my quads that stopped hurting afterwards! Would do again!
Written November 3, 2018
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