Saturday, November 17, 2012

Vaidya ShiromaNi Shrimaan Gangadhar ji Mishra

Vaidya ShiromaNi shrimaan GANGAADHAR JI MISHRA

MadanMohan Tarun

Shrimaan Gangadhar Mishra ji was one of the rare personalities among great vaidya of India, He dedicated his whole life in the service of his patients.

He was born in 1923 at Saidabad, near Jehanabad in Bihar.

He started his medical practice at Jehanabad, after receiving his several degrees in Ayurveda from Patna, under the Supervision of his father Kamleshwar Misra’s younger brother Pandit shri Parmanand ji Mishra.
Parmanand Mishra ji was a great Vaidya as well as a great devotee of Maa Kali and Lord Krishna. He visited Kamrup Kamkyha every year for his tantric saadhana and spent some days in Vrindaavan every year. We have heard many stories of his rare experiences. Shri Gangadhar Mishra took nobody greater than him. He named his Aushdhaalay as PERMANAND AUSHDHALAY and his huge house as PERMANAND BHAVAN.

He prepared all his medicines at home. It was done under the supervision of his father  Pandit Kamleshwar mishra ji. He had huge number of helpers for this job. It was done at saidabad. At times work continued for the whole night. Some of the Ashavas and Arishts were kept under ground for years together. Mahaa NaraayaN tail and other oils and Chyavan praash were prepared like celebrations. People worked with interest, enthusiasm , care and as a compact team, more like  family members. They all were cared properly.

He cured many patients suffering from Paralysis and had lost all hopes of life after going through all the allopathic and other treatments.

He was also known for his treatment to those ladies who had lost their hope of becoming mother in their life. There are big number of such ladies who worshiped him as god.

He offered food and medicine both to his poor patients.
He led a busy life.

He never returned  home from his dispensary before 12 o’clock at night.

His family had standing instruction to wake him up at any odd time, if a patient comes.
Patients came to him from all parts of India.

He used to write few pages of his book ‘MERE DWAARAA  PRAYUKTA, ANUBHOOT EVAM  AAVISHKRIT AYURVEDICAUSHAHIYAAN’ whenever he got time. It contained seven hundred hand written pages. But presently its manuscript is missing somewhere. It is a great loss.

He took one kg. of pure milk of his  own black cow. He walked from his home to his garden daily. He was a great lover of maaldah mangoes of his garden. Among sweets he liked rasgulla maximum. He shaved regularly.  He used Silk –kurta and superfine best possible dhoti available in the market. His shoes were always shining. Among hotels he never forgot to visit Soda -fountain at Patna. This was one of the best hotels of Patna during those days. He watched films of his choice time to time. He had a royal personality and led a royal life. He donated a lot to the institutions, temples and people in need, silently. In spite of leading a very busy life , he traveled a lot.
 He was the only son of his parents. Till he was above sixty and his mother was alive, she used to make him sit in her lap and kiss him, before he left for his dispensary in the morning.
His wife Smt. Lakhpati Devi ,took his maximum care. She was the backbone of the family and cared each and every member of her family and visitors.

Basically ,, and by all means Shrimaan Gangadhar ji Mishra was only and only a dedicated doctor , who loved and cared his patients maximum. He never cared of his rest if any of his serious patient needed his attention.

He was awarded by the chief minister of Bihar Shri Nitish Kumar ji for his outstanding ability and services given to his patients.

This great personality of India left this world for his heavenly abode on 12th January 2010.

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