12th January ‘24, Kolkata: On the eve of Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary, Swami Ishteshananda Maharaj, the esteemed Headmaster of Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Narendrapur, delivered an illuminating address today at Medica Superspecialty Hospital. This momentous occasion was graced by the presence of distinguished guests, including Yemi Odanye, Deputy Head of Mission, British Deputy High Commission, Kolkata, and (Prof.) Dr. Subir Ganguly, Senior Consultant, Advisor, Radiation Oncology, Medica Superspecialty Hospital.
In his address at Medica Superspecialty Hospital, Swami Ishteshananda Maharaj emphasized Swami Vivekananda’s visionary insights into leading a healthy life. Reflecting on Swami Ji’s teachings, Maharaj underscored the importance of holistic well-being, drawing inspiration from the great sage’s principles.
Against the backdrop of the speech, Prof. (Dr.) Subir Ganguly emphasized upon, “Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary reminds us that the pursuit of a healthy life isn’t merely physical, but a harmonious balance of mind, body, and spirit. His vision illuminates the path towards holistic well-being, inspiring us to nurture not just our bodies, but also our minds and souls.”
Mr. R. Udayan Lahiry, Managing Director, Medica Group of Hospitals, shared, “Swamiji said Arise! Awake! And stop until the goal is reached. This is true for every healthcare professional. We cannot rest till we meet the patients’ expectations, till we cure them & send them home. We at Medica aim to carry his vision of being awakened all the time for the well-being of our patients.”
Mr. Ayanabh Debgupta, Jt. The Managing Director, of Medica Group of Hospitals, shared, “Healthcare is about service to patients and taking care of not just patients but standing by their family members in their stressful times. As Swami Vivekananda had said, ‘Be the servant while leading. Be unselfish. Have infinite patience, success is yours.’ We at Medica believe in these words and our success is in curing our patients & sending them back to their loved ones.”
As the world commemorates Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary, his timeless wisdom continues to guide and inspire generations, transcending boundaries, and cultures. Swami Ishteshananda Maharaj’s enlightening address served as a poignant reminder of the enduring relevance of Swami Vivekananda’s teachings in today’s world.