Kalari Adimurai is a revived and a mixed martial arts that integrates various forms of ancient Indian martial arts practiced since 600 BC era, including Varmam, Silambam, Siramam, Adimurai, Mallu, Kusti, Eithal, Erithal and Ayutha Perukkam. Countless literature of Tamil Sangam period elaborates how the Tamil Kings and Warriors have mastered these forms of martial arts and that helped them rule the entire hemisphere of South East Asian sub continents including the Himalayas.
The name Kalari means 'Battle field' in Tamil, and Adimurai means 'Art of War'. Kalari Adimurai is a specially formulated and a revived ancient martial art that emphasize mastering of one's own mental spirit, attaining physical strength and accurately taking control of the opponents or enemies. The rules of Kalari Adimurai is designed to teach the candidness and justice of self-defense, which makes this art a supreme form of martial art involving highest morality.