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Organon Of Medicine: With Word Meanings (6th & 5th Editions)

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TITLE: Organon of Medicine with Word Meanings (6th & 5th Editions)

AUTHOR: Dr Mahendra Singh & Dr Subhas Singh

PRICE: £27.50 (UK), $45.50 (US)

ISBN: 9788131928226

RELEASE DATE: UK – 20th January 2023, US – 30th March 2023



PUBLISHER: BJain Regular



– A comprehensive life history and information about the works of Dr Samuel Hahnemann, followed by a brief about various editions of Organon of Medicine along with their various translations.

-It also contains various prefaces to different editions, introduction written in different editions; all these are compiled giving serial number to paragraphs for easy understanding and reference.

– The errors in facts and editing of Organon of Medicine have been corrected.

– Errors of translation, information and editing (of Dudgeon); errors of translations, editing, commission, omission and anomalies in Boericke’s edition by American, German and Indian publishers have been corrected.

– This is followed by the aphorisms (from both 5th and 6th edition) with footnotes which are also numbered for a clear comprehension.

– There are word meanings mentioned at the end of each paragraph in the Introduction and also each aphorism, which has made the understanding of Organon of Medicine very simplified thus adding immense value and better comprehension of every line written in the Organon of Medicine.

-Then comes the appendix, the most valuable part of it being the comparative chart of the paragraphs of the introduction to different editions of Organon of Medicine.



Prof. (Dr.) Mahendra Singh, M.D. (Hom.) (01.03.1939 -15.10.2021), was called “Parshuram in Homoeopathy” by Dr. B.K. Sarkar. In West Bengal, he was the only teacher who was attached to 7 Homoeopathic Medical Colleges: viz. Cal. Homoeo., D.N. De. Bengal Allen, N.K.B.M., Metropolitan,  B. V. College, Sainthia and National Institute of Homoeopathy. He had been a popular teacher of Organon of Medicine for more than 50 years, mostly at The Calcutta Hom. Medical College, and was respectfully called as ‘Teacher of the Teachers’. He was the National President of the Homoeopathic Medical Association of India (HMAI) and also held the post ofthe Chairman of the Education Committee of Central Council of Homoeopathy till his demise. His ability to read, write and translate in many languages was remarkable. To his credit is authorship of many scholastic books and articles.

Prof. (Or.) Subhas Singh, M.D. (Hom.), Ph.D. is a well-known personality in our homoeopathic world. He has an experience of more than 25 years in Homoeopathic practice and teaching. He is currently the Head of the Department of Organon of Medicine, Homoeopathic Philosophy, Chronic Disease & Psychology, ‘National Institute of Homoeopathy at Kolkata’. He is also the Chief Editor of NATIONAL HOMOEO RECORDER, A Peer-Reviewed Free access online Homoeopathic Quarterly Journal. He is the Chairman of the Scientific Standing Committee, Homoeopathic Medical Association of India (HMAI).

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