Lord Dhanavantary is known as God of Medicine AND Surgery according to Hindu Mythology.It is said that he was born on the day of Teras before Dipavali from Sagar Manthan. Goddess Laxmi , The Queen of wealth was born on the day of Deepavali.Therefore Lord Dhanavantari is said to be the elder brother of Godess Laxmi.Before chhoti Deepavali Dhan Teras is termed to memoire Dhanvantari for good health. AYUSH Therapies means A for Ayurveda Y for Yoga and Nature cure U for Unani system of medicine S for Sidhdha H for Homoeopathy At present , more than 200 Ayurvedic educational institutions are there in India offering a Bachelor's degree-Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery -(BAMS). This course is five and half years duration after 12th standard in science subjects. Central Council of Indian Medicine which was established through Indian Medicine .