Ayurveda Day 2022: Date, significance, History

Ayurveda Day 2022: Date, significance, History: Every year, Ayurveda Day is observed on the day of Dhanwantri Jayanti since 2016. Dhanvantari is the Hindu god of medicine. In 2022, India celebrated the 7th National Ayurveda Day on 23rd October.

  • The main objective of this day is to create a sense of awareness in today’s generation and promote Ayurvedic principles of healing in society. 
  • It also Focuses on the strengths of Ayurveda and its unique treatment principles.

Ayurveda Day 2022: History

  • In 2016, the Union Ministry of Ayush (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Sidda, and Homoeopathy) started observing this day.
  • Dhanvantari Jayanti was chosen for the celebration of Ayurveda Day in order to nationalize this system of medicine and to make it global.

Ayurveda Day 2022: Theme

  • The theme 2021 of the 6th National Ayurveda Day is Ayurveda for Poshana (Nutrition).

Dhanwantari Jayanti:

  • Dhanwantari Jayanti is the birthday of Lord Dhanwantari, is believed as an Avatar of Lord Vishnu. it falls on the 13th lunar day in Aswini Month.

Ayurveda Day 2022: FAQs

Which day is National Ayurveda day?

In 2022, India celebrated the 7th National Ayurveda Day on 23rd October.

Why National Ayurveda Day is celebrated?

It aims to create a sense of awareness in today’s generation and promote Ayurvedic principles of healing in society. 

On which date Ayurveda Day is observed across India?

Ayurveda Day is observed on the day of Dhanwantri Jayanti since 2016.

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