2018 National Ayurveda Day (NAD)
The 2018 National Ayurveda Day (NAD) is celebrated on November 5 with the theme “Ayurveda for Public Health” to create awareness on people’s health. The day focus on strengths of Ayurveda and its unique treatment principles. It create a sense of awareness in today’s generation and promote Ayurvedic principles of healing in society. The main aim of Ayurveda is the prevention of disease and promotion of health. Lord Dhanvantari is considered as divine propagator of Ayurveda. He is conferred with the virtues of granting health and wealth. Hence, Dhanvantari Jayanti (Dhanteras) was preferred for celebration of Ayurveda Day to nationalize this system of medicine which can prove to be a cornerstone for its ultimate globalization.