National Ayurveda Day 2023: Theme & Celebration

Every year, India celebrates its National Ayurveda Day on Dhanwantri Jayanti. The day keeps on changing every year as it is celebrated according to Hindu calendar but usually falls in the month of October or November. The National Ayurveda Day 2023 will be observed on November 11, 2023.

National Ayurveda Day 2023 Date

National Ayurveda Day 2023November 11, 2023Saturday
National Ayurveda Day 2024October 30, 2024Wednesday
National Ayurveda Day 2025October 19, 2025Sunday
National Ayurveda Day 2026November 7, 2026Saturday

National Ayurveda Day 2023 Overview

EventNational Ayurveda Day 2023
DateNovember 11, 2023
Declared byMinistry of AYUSH, Govt. of India
Observed byPeople of India
Purpose of celebrationTo make every person of the nation aware of traditional system of medicine.

Significance of National Ayurveda Day

Ayurveda is a natural system of medicine that has its advantages over modern medicine system. It has its own advantages, strengths and unique treatment principles. In an attempt to further promote Ayurveda into mainstream, the National Ayurveda Day is observed every year with great zeal and fervor. The day also focuses on reducing the burden of disease and related morbidity and mortality by utilizing the potential of Ayurveda.

To research the potential of Ayurveda to bestow towards health policy & health programmes of the nation, to create a sense of awareness in today’s generation and to promote Ayurvedic principles of treatment, National Ayurveda Day 2023 will be observed on November 11, 2023.

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History of National Ayurveda Day

Ayurveda is considered as one of the most ancient and well-documented system of medicine that is equally relevant in modern times. The main aim of Ayurveda is not merely to treat ailments but at the same time heal your mind, body and soul as well. Its holistic approach for healthy individuals or diseased ones is truly exceptional.

The Ministry of Ayush, Government of India proposed the celebration of National Ayurveda Day to promote this system of medicine in the nation and make people aware of its various advantages. The proposal was accepted in 2015 and since 2016, every year National Ayurveda Day is celebrated. Birth anniversary of Indian mythological God, Lord Dhanwantari or Dhanwantari Jayanti was chosen as the day of celebration. Lord Dhanwantari is considered as the divine propagator of Ayurveda and grants health and wealth to the devotees. Therefore, Dhanwantari Jayanti was chosen for celebration of Ayurveda Day all over the nation.

National Ayurveda Day 2023 Theme

Ayurveda Day in 2023 will be observed on November 11, 2023. The celebrations will be in collaboration with all the Ministries and departments of Government of India. The goal is to make every person of the nation aware of traditional system of medicine with the 3Js- Jan Sandesh, Jan Bhagidari, and Jan Aandolan.

2023 Theme: Yet to be decided

2022 Theme: ‘Har Din Har Ghar Ayurveda

National Ayurveda Day 2023 Quotes

This National Ayurveda Day, here are some quotes to inspire you more about the Ayurvedic way of treatment:

  1. “Science of yoga and ayurveda is subtler than the science of medicine, because science of medicine is often victim of statistical manipulation.” – Amit Ray
  2. “I believe that for every illness or ailment known to man, that God has a plant out here that will heal it. We just need to keep discovering the properties for natural healing.” – Vannoy Gentles Fite
  3. “The great thing about Ayurveda is that its treatments always yield side benefits, not side effects.” – Shubhra Krishan
  4. “Ayurveda teaches us to cherish our innate-nature – “to love and honor who we are”, not as what people think or tell us, “who we should be.” – Prana Gogia
  5. “Ayurveda will be known as the most supremely evolved system of perfect health – from both points of view. prevention and cure.” – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi


When will we celebrate National Ayurveda Day 2023?

November 11, 2023

Is there any theme for celebrating National Ayurveda Day 2023?

It is yet to be decided. Last year, the theme of the day was Har Din Har Ghar Ayurveda

Does National Ayurveda Day has its own logo? What does it signifies?

Yes. The logo has five petals symbolizing Pancha Mahabhuta and three circles signifying the fundamental principles of Ayurveda. There is a silhouette of Lord Dhanwantri in the center and a leaf encircles the whole logo symbolizing healing through nature.

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