Ayurveda therapies have varied and evolved over more than two millennia. Ancient Ayurveda texts also taught surgical techniques, including rhinoplasty , kidney stone extractions , sutures, and the extraction of foreign objects. The main classical Ayurveda texts begin with accounts of the transmission of medical knowledge from the gods to sages, and then to human physicians. Some scholars assert that Ayurveda originated in prehistoric times,   and that some of the concepts of Ayurveda have existed from the time of the Indus Valley Civilization or even earlier.
Essay on Diwali for Students and Children 10 Lines on Diwali in English
The festival is observed in the Indian calendar month of Ashwin , which corresponds to the months of September—October in the Gregorian calendar,   and is a ten-day festival,   of which the last five are of significance. The festival is also marked by scripture recitations, performance arts, revelry, gift giving, family visits, feasting, and public processions. As per Hindu scriptures, the festival marks the victory of goddess Durga in her battle against the shape-shifting asura , Mahishasura. The primary goddess revered during Durga puja is Durga but celebrations also include other major deities of Hinduism such as Lakshmi the goddess of wealth and prosperity , Saraswati the goddess of knowledge and music , Ganesha the god of good beginnings , and Kartikeya the god of war. In Bengali and Odia traditions, these deities are considered to be Durga's children and Durga puja is believed to commemorate Durga's visit to her natal home with her beloved and nice children.