Dr. Motilal Gupta, a gold medallist from Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and a successful businessman, relinquished his business in the year 1986 and dedicated his life to spread the teachings of love, brotherhood and service to the humanity (sewa) of his Sadguru Shri Sai Baba. He established Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Society in Faridabad (Haryana) in the year 1988, popularly known as Sai Dham on three acres of his land donated for this purpose.
Sai Dham is providing free of cost quality education with amenities, certified skill development courses with placement, health care through 18 centres, organizing mass marriages four times in a year, and now into distribution of clothes and sanitary napkins in the far-flung villages of the backward areas of the country under the able guidance of its founder-chairman.
Born on 11th December 1934 at Faridabad, in the business family, known by the name of Mehndiwalas, Dr. Gupta was a prodigious child. He completed his matriculation from Vaish High School, Rohtak and excelled in the examination with high marks. He studied Bachelors of Science from Banaras Hindu University and was awarded gold medal. Dr. Gupta joined his family business. He had alsoestablished his successful venture of cotton yarn distribution and export of garments.
In 1986, as he visited the Lodhi Road temple of Sai Baba with his wife Ms. Kanta Gupta, realization flashed upon him to relinquish his thriving business and dedicate his life in the service of humanity. His love for service to humanity led him to close his flourishing business. The Gupta couple together laid the foundation of Sai Dham.
Dr. Gupta is a renowned homeopath. Practicing homeopathy since his student days till today, his medicines have provided relief to innumerable patients curing diseases like epilepsy and dengue.
In 2017, Y.S. University Florida, USA conferred upon him an honorary doctorate degree. He was awarded Haryana Garima Award 2019, besides being awarded by many social organizations and the state government on various occasions.
The uniqueness of Dr Gupta lies in the fact that each of the ventures initiated by him have humble beginnings that are gradually taken up to recognizable heights with his toil, effort and vision. Every aspect of sewa (idea of serving the humanity)arising in his mind has been executed with excellence which is borne out by the facts.His endeavours have taken rapid strides, reaching out to millions of people through his various services in the aforesaid fields.