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World Homeopathy Day

  • 13 Apr 2024
  • 1 min read

Why in News?

Recently, Deputy chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Brajesh Pathak inaugurated the World Homeopathy Day (10th April) celebrations at the Homeo Shakti 2024 event in Gomtinagar.

Key Points

  • The occasion commemorated the 269th birth anniversary of Samuel Hahnemann, who is widely recognized as the father of homeopathy.
  • Shyam Das Pabhu, priest from ISKCON temple Lucknow, stressed the importance of mental health alongside physical well-being, urging balance between spiritual and physical care to combat stress and anxiety.
  • The theme for World Homeopathy Day 2024 is “Homeoparivar: One Health, One Family.”


  • The word ‘Homeopathy’ is derived from two Greek words, Homois meaning similar and pathos meaning suffering.
  • It simply means treating diseases with remedies, prescribed in minute doses, which are capable of producing symptoms similar to the disease when taken by healthy people.
  • It is based on the natural law of healing- "Similia Similibus Curantur” which means "likes are cured by likes”.
  • It was given a scientific basis by Dr. Samuel Hahnemann ( 1755-1843) in the early 19th century.
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