Doctor beyond Duty

The person mentioned in this article, Dr. M.R. Saxena (my father-in-law) left for his heavenly abode on 12th April, 2019.

A gentleman on his way out after the prayer meeting, stopped by the family to say this,

“I’ve never seen a man as great as him, in 73 years of my life.”

I do not know how were they connected, but the tribute reflected the views of the huge congregation present there. I think greatness is about being a fine human first. Work comes later.

Reena Saxena


Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something .

By Henry Thoreau.


A 87-year old doctor ( a paediatrician) resides in a small town, with a population of a little more than a million, in the state of Rajasthan, India. He has worked his way up through struggle – paying for medical school with scholarships, looking after a large joint family, but finally gaining some professional and social recognition.

He is known as the “Christ for Children” (Masiha) in that small town. Desperate parents flock to him in a last attempt to save their dying child, in the hope of a miracle at his hands. And some of them do happen. His medical practice has just been a part of social work that he believed in. Free…

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