The potential position of Ayurveda within the administration of coronavirus illness (Covid-19) would be the focus of this yr’s Ayurveda Day, which shall be noticed on November 13.
The observe to look at the Ayurveda Day, which falls on Dhanwantri Jayanti, was began by the Union Ministry of Ayush (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Sidda and Homoeopathy) in 2016.
Dhanwantri is the god of drugs, in keeping with Hindu mythology.
“The target is to deal with the strengths of Ayurveda and its distinctive therapy ideas, to work in the direction of lowering the burden of illness and associated mortality. It additionally goals to faucet into the potential of Ayurveda to contribute in the direction of Nationwide Well being Coverage and Nationwide Well being programmes, and to advertise its ideas of therapeutic in society,” mentioned the Ayush ministry in an announcement.
This yr’s particular focus shall be on the issues associated to the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic and the way Ayurveda can assist construct immunity.
A webinar on the theme — Ayurveda for Covid-19 pandemic — may even be organised on the event.
“The Ayurveda Day is an event of digital data dissemination in regards to the varied initiatives of the Ayurveda self-discipline to mitigate Covid-19 results. About 1.5 lakh contributors from all around the world are anticipated to attend the webinar…” mentioned the ministry.
State and Union Territory governments are additionally individually organising occasions resembling webinars, radio discuss, quiz programmes and well being camps on the event.
The ministry may even be participating with different stakeholders resembling Ayurveda faculties, Ayurveda drug manufacturing associations, Ayurveda practitioners’ affiliation and so forth. in a bid to unfold the message far and vast.
“Ayurveda, the unique healthcare custom of humanity, isn’t just a medical system, however a manifestation of our symbiotic relationship with nature. It’s a well-documented system of healthcare, the place the prevention of illness and promotion of well being are given due consideration,” the assertion added.