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. It is alleged he invented the Ayurveda system of medicine, although the vital paperwork appears to have gone missing.
Dhanvantari Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Type: legendary mortal
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Healing
Area of expertise: Healing
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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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