Dhanvantari “The God of Medicine” is the incarnation of Vishnu (the preserving intelligence of life) and the Vedic Mythological representation of natures healing Intelligence first described in the Srimad Bhagavatam. Ayurveda provides the knowledge of this healing intelligence and its application in disease treatment, prevention and life extension.

Dhanvantari is often depicted with four hands holding a chakra/spinning disc, shanka/conch shell, jaloka/leech and pot containing amrit/nectar. The disc refers to the uses of surgical procedures, the conch refers to the universe being variations of vibrational frequencies originating from a primordial source, the leach refers to purificatory procedures, and the pot of nectar represents the rejuvenating properties inherent in nature.

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