Acharya Chark Jayanti is celebrated in the Faculty of Ayurveda
By the systematic study of this treatise (Charak Samhita) a person achieves deerghayu (longevity), yasha (fame), swasthya (health), trivarga (dharma, artha and kama /the three basic desires of life) and pushkala (moksha / salvation) as well as siddhi (professional accomplishment) also in this world.
Charaka Samhita is the oldest and the authentic treatise on Ayurveda and is the ancient medical science of India. Apart from giving information on medical conditions and their treatment. it also gives the key to maintaining the health of a healthy person. As we know Acharya Charaka has made a great contribution to Ayurveda.
The 5th day of Shukla Paksha of the holy month of Shravana is celebrated as Charaka Jayanti to commemorate the contribution of Acharaya Charaka in the field of medical science every year.