Amrita School of Ayurveda organized an event in connection with National Ayurveda Day.
They conducted a traditional fire ritual called a Dhanvanthari Homam at 9:30 am and recited the Sanskrit hymn Ghrta Samgrahanam. The talk led by Dr. Sreejith Kartha, Professor, Kayachikitsa gained wide attention. Quiz competitions and hymn recitation competitions were also organized along with various other cultural events.
Ayurveda Day is celebrated on the birthday of Sri Dhanvantari, an ancient medical genius who divided medicine and practice into two disciplines. He nurtured Ayurveda, the Veda of life, as a science, based on principles, manifestations, conjectures, parables and apotheosis.