Gorakhpur Arogya Mandir was established in the year 1940 by Dr. Vithal Das Modi who took birth in Gorakhpur on 25th April 1912. Dr. Vithal Das Modi was a graduate from Benaras Hindu University and took active part in the fighting for India's freedom. He was a naturopath, litterateur and philanthropist. He was also known to be the teacher of special repute of 'Vipassana' meditation taught by Gautam the Buddha, until 23rd march, 2000 when he died.
Arogya Mandir in Gorakhpur is one of the very reputed wellness centers in Gorakhpur. In this health rejuvenation camp body and mind related ailments are treated following natural curative methods and yoga in their original form. This wellness center induces a natural healing process in the body which gives boost to self-curative forces and enable in healing and acquiring health.