Kayakalpa is a form of traditional rejuvenation practice originating in South India.[1]

It includes specific dietary, exercise and breathing regimens. It aims to slow down and reverse physical degeneration at cellular level and improve the vitality of organ systems.[2][3] It originates from Sanskrit with “Kaya” meaning body and “Kalpa” for transformation.[4]


  1. ^ Lakshmi Nandan Bora (2010). Kayakalpa — The Elixir of Everlasting Youth. Niyogi Books. ISBN 978-8189738679.
  2. ^ "Significance of Kaya Kalpa". The New Indian Express. 28 October 2017. Retrieved 17 August 2023.
  3. ^ Guru Mohan (8 February 2021). Theory and Practice of Kayakalpa. Amazon digital services. ISBN 9798706552527.
  4. ^ "Indian-origin scientist finds solutions to end ageing". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 17 August 2023.