Sunday, April 08, 2007
Free Medical Camp at Baru Sahib on the occasion of Baisakhi, 2007
I had the bliss to attend Free Medical Camp at Baru Sahib organized by Kalgidhar Society on the occasion of Baisakhi, 2007. Akal Hospital is run by the society for the poor and the underprivileged. During the camp of two days, about 2000 patients were treated free. Doctors participated from all parts of the world. A team of doctors from Jalandhar did the main sewa. They had brought their equipment and performed major surgeries there. All the investigations (haematology, biochemistry, pathology, plain radiography and ultrasonography) were free for the patients. Major surgeries were performed free of cost too. Of course, the medicines were also free. I was really touched by this effort of the society to reach the natives for whom affording the treatment otherwise was difficult. Baba Iqbal Singh Ji with students perfoming kirtan prior to the inauguration of the Medical Camp. Note the simplicity inside the Darbar. No money is wasted on pomp and show.

Baba Ji did Ardas for the well being of all the patients treated at the Camp and he personally blessed each and every participant (Doctors and paramedical staff) with Siropa.

The Camp being formally inaugurated at Akal Hospital, Baru Sahib.

Patients coming to the Hospital for treatment.

Doctors from the Jalandhar team.

Waiting for their turn.

Dr. Davinder Singh, Director, Akal Academy and Hospital, looking after the arrangements.

posted by upinder kaur at 4/08/2007 08:22:00 PM | Permalink |


  • At 9 April 2007 at 10:58 AM, Anonymous Anonymous

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  • At 17 April 2007 at 11:38 AM, Blogger manpreet kaur

    Sat Nam!

    This is absolutely great sewa!!!!
    To care for another, is to care for God.
    Where is this Baru Camp? is Baru a town? Sorry, i really don't know.
    I feel so happy about this, you know. I want to visit this place, i like the pure gurdwara so much.
    Have a nice day, Upinder Ji!

  • At 17 April 2007 at 3:13 PM, Blogger upinder kaur

    Dear Manpreet,
    Its a place worth visiting. really peaceful and devine!
    But please do contact me when you reach India as the place is not well known and you may find it difficult to reach there.
    see more of it here
    today's sikhnet news has details of the camp
    please see both the links
    When ever you plan a visit please let me know.
    lots of love!

  • At 18 April 2007 at 10:11 PM, Blogger Prabhu Singh

    It seems like a great event!
    When I read the Sikhnet article I smiled when I saw the listing of doctors:
    " 18. Dr. Upinder Kaur (M.B.B.S.) from Delhi"

    The dedication and embodiment of the true Sikh spirit that you and your husband seem to share is really inspiring.
    WaheGuru Ji Ka Khalsa, WaheGuru Ji Ki Fateh!