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25 October: National Ayurveda Day

25 October: National Ayurveda Day

Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India decided to celebrate Ayurveda Day every year on the day of Dhanvantari Jayanti (Dhanteras) since 2016.

The 4th Ayurveda Day is set to be organised on October 25 at National Institute of Ayurveda in Jaipur.

Dhanwantari Pujan and 'National Dhanwantari Ayurveda Awards 2019' ceremony will be held on the occassion.

Lord Dhanvantari is considered as divine propagator of Ayurveda. He is conferred with the virtues of granting health and wealth. Therefore, Dhanvantari Jayanti was preferred for celebration of Ayurveda Day to nationalize this system of medicine which can prove to be a cornerstone for its ultimate globalization.

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