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By: Dr. Sunirmal Sarkar MD(Hom) Nowadays in homoeopathic practice, with newer approaches addressing thematic representations of remedies and with newer provings emerging, practitioners have forgotten the fundamental and basic principles of homoeopathy and have largely shifted away from the practice of traditional and foundational homoeopathy. My approach to homoeopathy can be summed up in one word, simple. Most things in life are simple and should be kept simple, and homoeopathic practice is not an exception to this tenet. To be a fine homoeopath, one does not need to be intelligent, wealthy or have good contacts. A fine......

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Utilizing Different Approaches in Pediatric Cases

Homeopaths see various ailments in the pediatric age group in our day-to-day practice ranging from an infant with a recurrent skin rash, allergic tendencies, recurrent stomach infections, asthma, pneumonia and infectious disease like dengue, malaria, tonsillitis. We also see many emotional disturbances mainly affecting the teenage group such as addictions, low self-esteem, guilt, fears, chronic fatigue and others. Each of these can be handled effectively with the help of an appropriate Homoeopathic remedy. The homeopathic system of medicine aims to promote and preserve a patient’s health by reinforcing the body’s own natural healing capacity. Homeopathic......

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The Clinical Application of the Repertory in Pediatric Cases

Aphorism 153: Children cases have the most fantastic results with homeopathy one remembers our masters like Dr.Borland, Dr. ML Tyler having a hospital catering to children  and treating difficult pathologies like pneumonia , influenza with homeopathic remedies and discovering the more striking, singular, uncommon and peculiar(characteristic) signs and symptoms. After training under masters like Dr. Sankaran, Dr. Sarkar, Dr. LM Khan, and Dr. Vijay Vaishnav,the one thing that I have learned is that they always emphasize on developing a ‘clinical eye’. They gave importance to observations made, especially the ‘objective’ symptoms, rather than the subjective symptoms......

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A successful homoeopathic practice depends on many factors but the repertory is the most important tool of them all. As time has progressed the evolution of homoeopathic medicine has expanded significantly with each generation of practitioner, but the repertory has remained constant and been the most indispensable tool. In order to use the repertory successfully, there have been certain techniques that I have learned under the guidance of my Guru Dr. Rajan Sankaran. This is an attempt on my part to share my learning experience with you. For the last few years, I have been......

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The Art Of Eliciting Characteristic Symptoms By: Dr. Gaurang Gaikwad What fascinates me the most about Phatak’s Repertory is how small, concise and precise the book is! Within that small book are such precise rubrics with just a few remedies. Introduction I have always respectedmy Guru, Dr. Rajan Sankaran, but was surprised when I saw him suddenly shift gears from using a larger Repertory, like Complete or Kent Repertory, to using Phatak’s Repertory. I distinctly remember a case from my initial years while I was training with Dr. Sankaran. It was a caseof a middle......

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Summarized by Dr. Sneha Vyas, M.D. (Hom), Resident Doctor and Editor, the other song Dr. Ruchita Shah, B.H.M.S., the other song The other song – International Academy of Advanced Homoeopathy has always been a platform for sharing and exchanges of ideas and advances in the field of Homoeopathy. The institute’s open-minded approach to all schools of thought in the field has made it immensely popular among students as well as practitioners of the science. To enhance this purpose of promoting the best approaches and learning from them,   the other song had organized a seminar with......

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“Sensation and Beyond”

“Sensation and Beyond” Latest Advances in Homoeopathic Practice A report on ‘Sensation and Beyond: Latest Advances in Homoeopathic Practice”, 3 day seminar organized by ‘the other song: International Academy of Advanced Homoeopathy’ in Mumbai on 8th, 9th and 10thJanuary 2016. Dr. Rajan Sankaran Head of ‘the other song: International Academy of Advanced Homoeopathy’ together with his colleagues have already developed new initiatives in homoeopathic thinking such as the ‘Sensation Method’. The work of Dr. Sankaran demonstrates that disease is so much deeper than the presenting physical symptoms, emotions and delusions. He shows us that there......

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I Need to Hide in a Shell to Feel Safe

– Analysis through Sensation Approach in a case of Rheumatoid Arthritis by Dr. Sujit Chatterjee, Senior Consultant and Faculty ‘the other song: International Academy of Advanced Homoeopathy’ A 45-year-old female suffering from rheumatoid arthritis was offered consultation at the other song by Dr. Sujit Chatterjee, and his Resident Doctor, Dr. Sadaf Ulde on 27th December, 2013. At the other song, the patient’s case is studied in detail and analysed by the Resident Doctor, before the Consultant meets and consults the patient and opines on the treatment to be received. This process of thorough pre-study of......

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This is a case of a 34-year-old male, who consulted Dr. Mahesh Gandhi, Senior Consultant and Faculty at ‘the other song’, for his depression from which he was suffering over the past 7 yrs. The patient owned a small hardware shop in Bihar which he ran along with his brother. In the midst of talking about his shop, he suddenly started weeping. When asked about this weeping, he went on to narrate that his younger brother, on his honeymoon, had visited Mumbai where the patient’s uncle kindly offered him a job in his business. The......

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A Case of Allergic Rhinitis by Dr. Dinesh Chauhan A 26-year-old girl first consulted Dr. Dinesh Chauhan and his Resident Doctor, Dr. Devang Shah at the other song 2 years ago. She mainly complained of recurring cold which she had been suffering over the last 14 years. No medications including Homoeopathy seemed to offer any relief. Please find below an illustration of the interactions that led to the remedy. Note: D: Doctor / P: Patient / HG: Hand gesture P: I have been suffering from common cold since the last 14years. Since 1999, this has......

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