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Avadhoot Bhagwan Ram: Greatest Luminary in Leprosy Services

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Department of Zoology, Udai Pratap Autonomous College, Varanasi, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 4, Issue (7), Pages 78-82, July,14 (2015)


Renowned for dispellling suffering of millions, Avadhoot Bhagwan Ram had immense knowledge of medicinal herbs, their healing properties and abilities. He dedicated his life to serve poor, diseased and other needy ones. His patriotism was incomparable. Though this great saint did not undergo any formal education or training, he guided numerous scientists, physicians, surgeons and other medical professionals. His decision of free treatment of all admitted leprosy patients indicates his incredible interest and effort of serving these helpless individuals abandoned even by their own people. The OPD of his hospital provides purest and cheapest medicines of all skin diseases and other chronic ailments. Surprisingly, money for all arrangements in his hospital comes from the voluntary help of ordinary people. This study also explains how spiritual prowess can be used in social welfare.


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