May 20, 2022, Friday
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Ayurveda Diwas observed

The Nepal Weekly
November 2, 2021

Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Embassy of India, Kathmandu and Ayurveda Campus, Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University jointly organized a webinar titled “Ayurveda for Well Being – Prospects and Challenges” as a part of week-long celebration of “Aarogya Saptaha” marking 6th Ayurveda Day or Dhanwantari Jayanti which is also observed as Rastriya Aarogya Diwas in Nepal.

The event was attended by Prof. Shiv Lal Bhusal, Rector of Tribhuvan University, Prof. Dr. Pradeep Vaidya, Assistant Dean, Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Dr. Shiv Mangal Prasad –Campus Chief, Ayurveda Campus, and other leading academicians. The participants on the occasion on the occasion highlighted the usefulness of centuries old Ayurveda medicine particularly during the time of Covid-19 pandemic. Nearly 200 experts and enthusiasts from Nepal and India virtually participated in the event.

Prof. Dr. Alathiyoor Narayanan Nambi, Principal and Chief Physician Ashtangam Ayurveda Chikitsalayam and Vidyapeedham, Kerala, India, and Dr. SMS Samarakoon from Institute of Indigenous Medicine University of Colombo, Sri Lanka were the Key Note speakers.