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Commemoration of the 7th Ayurveda Day in Southern Province & Monaragala District

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Commemoration of the 7th Ayurveda Day in Southern Province & Monaragala District


To commemorate the 7th Ayurveda Day, Consulate General of India, hambantota, organized a special Ayurveda awareness week on the theme of “Ayurveda Everyday, Ayurveda Everywhere” for Galle, Matara, Hambantota & Monaragala District Secretariats from 18th to 21sr October, 2022. The key objective of the awareness week was to spread awareness about Ayurveda for better health and living.

 2.           The awareness programmes were conducted by Dr. R.G.S Saranga, Dr.Sampath Aththanayake, Dr. Ruwan Raigamkoralage & Dr. A.L.D.P Liyanage, renowned Ayurvedic practitioners of Southern Province & Monaragala District who shared their expertise with the participants about the importance of ayurvedic concept of holistic health and its benefits for a healthy living.

 3.           Mr. H.P. Sumanasekara, Hambantota District Secretary, Mr. Gunadasa Samarasinghe, Monaragala District Secretary, Mr. Y. Wickramasiri, Matara District Secretary, Mr. M.M.M.Sharfas, Assistant District Secretary, Galle graced the occasions and about 600 participants from all district secretariats attended the awareness programme.

 4.           Ayurveda day is celebrated every year on Dhanvantari Jayanti (Dhanteras), to commemorate the birth anniversary of Lord Dhanvantari, who is referred to as the ‘God of Ayurveda’ in Sushruta Samhita, an ancient Sanskrit text on medicine   and surgery. Ministry of Ayush, India celebrates “Ayurveda Day” every year and undertakes various activities throughout the country and all over the world.





22nd October 2022