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DHANVANTARI

A mortal who held the first cup of [AMRITA] — or was it [SOMA]?

He was not allowed to drink it so it was probably Soma as Amrita was a sort of porridge of immortality. I suppose it could be slurped. Anyway, never mind that.

DHANVANTARI was given the status of Heavenly Physician with special dispensation to teach mortals. Perhaps you pay your money and take your choice.

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Article last updated on 18 January 2010
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT DHANVANTARI : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : DHANVANTARI
Location : India
Gender : Male
Type : Legendary Mortal
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 124

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