Guru Shri Gorakshnath College of Nursing

India's glorious past of rich spiritual tradition and religious heritage was embellished by the appearance of the Great Mahayogi Guru Shri Gorakshnathji on the sacred soil of Gorakhpur. Widely regarded as the incarnation of Lord Shiva, he appeared as a savior to the suffering humanity, alleviating their distress and awakening the flame of religious and spiritual consciousness. The Mahayogi Guru Shri Gorakshnath's place of penance is venerated as the most sacred place in the world.

His Great work was a source of inspiration as many accomplished Yogis and saints born on this soil continued to render their devotion and services as chief priest or Mahanths. His Holiness Bramleen Mahanth Digvijaynath Ji Maharaj, a great saint ushered in a great cultural and educational revolution through his vision and aid in the establishment of Gorakhpur University to which he donated the MaharanaPratap Degree Collage. Eastern U.P. owes a great deal to him. He also like another before him had a deep concern for the national cause and its people. Gorakhnath Temple has a long history of the dedication to the cause of nation, society and humanity at large.

In the light of this background it is not surprising, that the Previous Peethadhiswar Bhramleen Mahanth Avaidynath Ji Maharaj and his disciple present Peethadishwar Mahanth Yogi Adityanath Ji Maharaj a great saint followed the example set by his great predecessors by working tirelessly for the cause of social upliftment of the downtrodden.

The Brahmleen Mahanth Avaidyanath ji Maharaj, could not stop himself for the great cause of social upliftment, by serving the down trodden. He established many colleges and institute at Gorakhpur and Maharajganj District. Mahant Digvijay Nath Ayurvedic Chikitsalay has been providing medical facilities since1980, apart from the profit motive mentality and commercialization; he aims at rendering services to needy people and providing services of expert Medical Professionals. It has been upgraded with all the facilities of modern medicine and now blossomed into its fullness as Guru Shri Gorakshnath Chikitsalaya having Departments like General Medicine, Paediatric, Pulmonology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Urology, Neuro Surgery, Opthalmology, ENT, Anaesthesiology, Pathology, Department of Radio Diagnosis, Blood Bank with Component Units, Dialysis Unit along with Modern ICU and Emergency department with highly equipped Ambulance for 24 X 7 service.

It could be possible under the untiring care of Bramhleen GorakshPeethadhishwar Mahanth Avaidyanath Ji Maharaj and Peethadishwar Mahanth Yogi Adityanath ji Maharaj with his humane approach and ever glowing flame of service to the poor that has its all pervasive effect on everything under their influence. Yogi Adityanath ji deeply felt the need to establish a nursing college to provide nursing education and facilities for research work in the field of nursing sciences by equipping it with the latest technology, electro medical equipment and trained staff and also learned and experience faculty.

The populace which is going to be benefited by GURU SHRI GORAKSHNATH COLLEGE OF NURSING, GORAKHPUR belong to Eastern UP, Western Bihar are most backward in light of development and health care. These regions are facing ever increasing struggle of Encephalitis, Malaria, Kala-azar, Measles, Chicken Pox, Goiter, Poliomyelitis and various infectious diseases. The people of these regions are very poor (BPL), they could not even meet both end meals. They cannot think for modern medical care which is day by day becoming costlier. Therefore Gorakshnath hospital is ever a volunteer to provide a standard education, health care and treatment to ensure the above. Guru Shri Gorakshnath College of Nursing is a first college of Nursing which is affiliated to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University will play a major anchoring role to reach health care to populace of these regions.