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Ayurveda camp on 8th National Ayurveda Day in Hambantota District

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Consulate General of India






Ayurveda camp on 8th National Ayurveda Day in Hambantota district

 As a part of celebration of 8th National Ayurveda Day on 10th November 2023, the Consulate General of India, Hambantota in collaboration with Department of Ayurveda, Southern Province, organized a successful Ayurveda Medical Camp on 9th November 2023 at Chethiyagiri Meditation Centre, Bolhinda, Kaluwarawewa in Hambantota District.  This event witnessed a remarkable attendance with more than 150 attendees from diverse age groups, reflecting the growing recognition of Ayurveda as a holistic healthcare solution.

2.       This noteworthy initiative offered free Ayurvedic medicines, consultations, and comprehensive check-ups to visitors. Renowned Ayurvedic specialists from Department of Ayurveda, Southern Province provided valuable insights and recommendations educating attendees on the principles and benefits of Ayurveda in promoting wellness.

3.       Consulate General of India Hambantota extends its sincere appreciation to all participants, experts, and Department of Ayurveda, Southern Province for making this event a significant success. This initiative reflects our commitment to advancing the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda for the betterment of individuals and communities.

 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, GoI celebrates “Ayurveda Day” every year and undertakes various activities throughout the country and all over the world.  In alignment with the theme of India’s G20 Presidency ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’, the focal theme for Ayurveda day-2023 was announced as ‘Ayurveda for One Health’ with Tag line ‘Ayurveda for Everyone on Every Day’ i.e., ‘ Har Din Har Kisi Ke Liye Ayurveda’ focusing on human-animal-plant-environment interface.



9th November 2023