The appearance day of Dhanvantari is celebrated on the 13th day (Trayodashi) of the dark period of the moon in the month of Karttika (October/November).
Dhanvantari is the deified healing art Ayurveda.
Other names of the feast are Dhanteras and Dhanvantari Trayodashi.
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