Dhanvantari Jayanti 2020 November 13

Dhanwantari Jayanti Festival date is on 13 November 2020. Dhanvantari Jayanti celebrates the birthday of Lord Dhanwantari, the physician of the Gods and the Hindu God of Ayurvedic medicine. It is believed that it is on this day Lord Dhanvantari emerged from the ocean of milk. Dhanvantari Jayanti falls on the Thrayodasi Thithi of Black fortnight in the Malayalam month of Vrischikam (November - December).

Dhanvantari Jayanti in North India

Dhanwantari Jayanti falls on the first day of Diwali festival. Also known as Dhantrayodashi or Dhanwantari Triodasi or Dhan teras, Dhanvantari Jayanthi usually falls on the 13th lunar day before Amavasya in the Hindu month of Ashwin (October - November). Apart from worshipping Goddess Lakshmi on the day for prosperity and well being, people also worship Lord Dhanvantri, who is the God of Ayurveda. 

Dhanvantari Jayanti Celebrations in India

People worship Lord Dhanvantari by lighting earthen lamps in the houses. It is believed that worshipping Dhanwantari on Dhanvantari Jayanti would bless the people with good health. Dhanvantari Jayanti is also celebrated with much devotion in India by the practitioners of Ayurveda, the Indian traditional medicine. Hindu devotees also make it a point to visit Lord Dhanwantari Temples to seek the God’s blessings for sound health.

Dhanvantari Jayanti

Dhanvantari Jayanti 2021 Date

Next year the festival falls on 3rd November 2021


  1. hi... Can someone tell me where I can find the Sri Dhanvantari Stotram ? In English please, because I can not read Sanscrit. If you can help me, please write eMail to victorgareau@yahoo.ca

    Montreal Canada
    Thanks for your help

  2. Hi... I'm trying to find the Sri Dhanvantari Stotram, in English please. If you can help me find it, please write me an eMail

    thank-you kindly for your help


    Snkham Chakram Jalaukam
    To the one with the conch, the chakra, the leech

    Dadhadamrita Ghatam
    The one who gave the pot of immortality

    Charu Dorbhis Chaturbhih
    The one who has lovely four arms

    Sukshma Svachch ati Hridaya
    The one who has a subtle and extremely pure heart

    Suka Pari Vilasan
    Whose brightness shines all around

    Maulim Ambhoja Netram
    On one’s whose head there lotus like eyes

    Kal amhodoj jvalangam
    One who has a dark lotus glowing body

    Kati tatha vilasac
    One whose waist is equally

    Caru pitambar adhyam
    Adornes with pleasing yellow

    Vande Dhanvantraim tam
    I worship Lord Dhanvantari

    Nikhil-agadavana prauddha davaghi lilam
    Whose established healing ways are his Leela (pastimes)