Monday, February 27, 2017

National Ayurveda Day

Ayurveda Medical Association of India (AMAI) celebrates the first National Ayurveda Day on 28 October on the occasion of Dhanwantari Jayanti.The theme for this year is ‘Ayurveda for Prevention and Control of Diabetes‘.

Union Government has decided to celebrate National Ayurveda Day every year on the occasion of Dhanwantari Jayanti. This day marks birth date of Lord Dhanvantari, which occurs before two days before Diwali on Dhanteras.  Dhanvantari is the form of Lord Vishnu. He is considered as the ideal doctor and manifestation of compassion, representing the wisdom of ayurveda in practical application.

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