According to Hindu mythology, it is believed that Dhanvantri, the lord of Ayurveda, appeared during Samudra Manthan on this day. 

During the process of Samudra Manthan all Gods churned the ocean of milk called “Sheersagar”.

This was the time when Dhanvantri appeared with the holy text of Ayurveda in one hand and a pot full of elixir in the other. 

Did you know that Dhanteras is also known as National Ayurveda Day as the God of Ayurveda emerged on this day.

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