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Dhanvantari Lord of Ayurvedic Healing. According to thePuranas this incarnation of Vishnu was a ruler of Benares whooriginated a universally effective system of traditional herbalmedicine. He holds a golden leech (symbolic of blood purification) anda medicinal plant in his right hands, and the conch of wisdom and potof rejuvenating nectar in his left. The tulsi-seed mala around hisneck, plant-wreath halo, and his sometimes blue-tinted skin emphasizehis connection to Vishnu the Preserver.

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