Glimpses of the Association Between Fairy Tales and Homeopathy
By Dr. Farokh Master
This book brings together the most recent developments in the archetypal patterns in fairy tales, while taking into account the complexity of the emerging field. It is a collection of fairy tale interpretations keeping homeopathic philosophy, materia medica and repertory as its base. It helps us understand the minds of our patients through these characters. The book is written equally for homeopaths involved with Jungian analytical methods as well as for homeopaths who know nothing regarding psychotherapy and psychology. It offers insights into the psychology of all the characters, especially the central characters like the prince, princess, king, step-mother. While others reflect the problems and characteristics of the anima, the inner femininity of man.
Dr. Master's birth into homeopathy was in the year June 1976, when he joined Bombay homeopathic medical college, after giving up his studies at the orthodox school of medicine. In December 1979, Dr. Master passed his LCEH examination, 1st class in all the subjects in all the years getting the most coveted silver as well as gold medal. He was also honored by the then Governor of Maharashtra for an outstanding medical career. In January 1980, he joined the college as a junior lecturer in the department of medicine. At the same time he also took the full time post initially as a house physician and later on as an administrative medical officer, in the homeopathic hospital. Both the posts were the first of their kind. Slowly, Dr. Master started giving seminars all over India, and became one of the popular teachers of the country. In 1986, Dr. Master was appointed as the professor in the department of medicine, at the age 29 years. In 1985, he first started teaching abroad, which he continues until today . In 1991, Dr. Master, joined MPK Homeopathic medical college in Jaipur, Rajasthan, and completed his Doctor of Medicine in December 1994. He was the student with the highest graduation results and at the same time became the countries first M.D. Homeopath. At present, Dr Master is the first homeopath in the country to be selected by Mumbai University (Medical University of Maharashtra, Nasik) to do his Ph.D in the subject of “Cancer & Homeopathy”
Dr Master was instrumental in starting homeopathic out-patient dept in many allopathic hospitals viz. Bombay Hospital, KEM Hospital & Ruby Hall, Pune. The important organizations with whom he has worked are Tata Sons, ACC, BARC, Nuclear Cooperation of India, Indian Navy, etc. Besides his work as a senior Homeopath of the HHC, Dr. Farokh Master is teaching homeopathy (advanced level) at the Mumbai Homeopathic Medical College, part of Mumbai university. He is also teaching at other homeopathic colleges in India and abroad. He has given seminars in various countries like Austria, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bosnia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, England, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UAE, USA. Due to his outstanding medical career, at present Dr. Farokh Master is the only Homeopathic physician M.D. (Hom.) consulting at Asia's largest allopathic Hospital (viz. Mumbai Hospital, Institute of Medical Sciences, which is also attached to Mumbai University).
Some of the students that have passed through the Mumbai Hom. Med. College during the time he was teaching there, are now international well know homeopaths.
Dr Master has written more than 50 books e.g. - The Homeopathic Dream Dictionary, Cross References of the Mind, Perceiving Rubrics of the Mind, The State of Mind affecting the Foetus, Tumors and Homeopathy, The Bedside Organon of Medicine, The proving of Mocassin Snake, Bungarus, etc.
Dr. Farokh Master, over a period of years, has been known to develop treatment for many acute and chronic neurological illnesses especially in the field of cerebrovascular accidents like cerebral thrombosis, infarcts, embolism and subarachnoid hemorrhage. He has had tremendous success in cases of coma, which is sequelae to the above etiology. Also in terminal cases of cancer and in the treatment of various complications of malignancy, Dr. Master has pioneered the use of Iscador therapy with homoeopathy giving relief in pain and haemorrhage and increasing the periods of remission.
Dr. Master is the originator of many recent new approaches and insights in homeopathy. Although these ideas can often be very helpful to find the correct remedy in certain cases, he underlines the fact that, to have success, no one can do without a thorough understanding of traditional homeopathic philosophy and an extensive materia medica study.
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