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Sage Agathiyar is considered as the first Siddhar in the line of "18 Siddhars" is called as "Father of Siddha Medicine". Agathiyar born in month of Markazhi (மார்கழி) in Aayilyam (ஆயில்யம்) birth star. Every year Agathiar birthday is being observed as SIDDHA DAY and this year Siddha Day falls on 26 December 2018 and is going to be celebrated in a grand manner at Kalaivanar Arangam in Chennai.
Accordingly, the Second Siddha Day celebration will be organised by the National Institute of Siddha and Central Council for Research in Siddha in association with the Directorate of Indian Medicine and Homeopathy, Government of Tamil Nadu, All stakeholders in Siddha system of medicine with the support of Ministry AYUSH, Government of India.