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Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Ayurved & Research Centre, Pimpri

4th National Ayurveda Day

Friday, October 25, 2019 |Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Ayurved & Research Centre Pimpri, Pune |Events

The 4th National Ayurveda Day on the occasion of Dhanawantari Jayanti (Dhanatrayodashi) was celebrated on 25th October 2019 in Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Ayurved, Hospital & Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune 18, as directed by the Ministry of AYUSH, New Delhi. This year’s theme for the National Ayurveda Day was “ Ayurveda for Longevity”. Objectives of the Ayurveda Day :
1. To focus on the strength of Ayurveda, i.e. prevention of diseases, which will help to improve overall public health, thereby achieving longevity along with health.
2. To propagate Ayurveda in society and highlight its importance in maintaining well-being.
Inauguration of the program was done by Dr. Bhrigupati P. Pandey (Advisor, Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Ayurved, Hospital & Research Centre, Pimpri), Dr. Gunvant Yeola (Principal, Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Ayurved, Hospital & Research Centre, Pimpri) and Dr. Prashant Khade (Vice Principal, Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Ayurved, Hospital & Research Centre, Pimpri). The program began with an introductory speech of Dr. Yogesh Kutte on the importance of Dhanatrayodashi and the various activities arranged in the College premises on the theme. Dr. Gunvant Yeola elaborated on the unique role of Ayurveda in achieving longevity. Dr. Prashant Khade briefed about Hospital facilities like Panchakarma, Kriya Kalpa, etc which are serving various patients and people for gaining health as well as longitevity.
Dr. B. P. Pandey in his concluding speech spoke about the overall importance of Ayurved and its role in achieving health as well as longetivity in today’s era.
All the departments of the college participated in the celebration by arranging stalls in the college campus area which focussed on various concepts of the Ayurveda for maintaining well-being and achieving longevity. Department of Panchakarma made a presentation on achieving longevity by poster presentation, the demo of Panchakarma models. Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana gave the message of achieving longevity through Pathya Diet (Healthy Diet) viz Mudga Yush, Burhan Kalpa, etc and also served the pathya diet and demonstrated the recipe of the same. Kayachikitasa department highlighted the importance of various Rasayana in maintaining well-being and thus achieving the longevity through the posters and briefly elaborated them to the visitors.
Other departments like Shalakya Tantra, Shalya Tantra, Kaumarbhritya, Sharira Kriya, Samhita Siddhant, Rog-Nidan Evum Vikruti Vidnyana, Agad Tantra highlighted their role in the principles of Ayurveda for achieving longevity through various posters and demonstration of models. The celebration of the 4th National Ayurveda Day helped for the propagation of Ayurveda in the society and highlighted its role for attaining ‘Deerghayu’ means Longevity along with well-being.