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A Loss for The Entire World

Joette Calabrese, HMC, CCH

January 25th, 2021  |  80 Comments

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Dr. Pratip Banerji

By now, you have no doubt heard the news of the sudden passing of Dr. Pratip Banerji.

All in one moment, India lost a visionary leader, his family lost their lodestar, and homeopathy lost a wealth of research acumen and future discovery.

The loss for the entire world is immeasurable.

Dr. Pratip Banerji was highly esteemed by leaders and influencers around the world! His library was filled to the brim with gifts from royal families, the President of India, Governors and high-ranking officials from all over the world.

Books, statues, candy, exotic foods — many, many gifts were constantly bestowed upon him. I would say gifts would arrive twice a week at least. And, of course, as the generous man he was, he would share the foodstuffs and candy with those in the clinic.

But those gifts represented the high regard in which the Drs. Banerji were held — by both the powerful and the powerless.

Their impressive two-story library (where we often met) also contained all of the awards these two men had accumulated.

You see, the Banerji family was considered intellectual and philanthropic royalty for their visionary work throughout all of India — not just Kolkata.

Generations of the Banerji family receive great respect in India’s history. Members of the family were instrumental in changing India's laws to allow widows to keep their property after their husbands' death. (Previously, after the man of the family died, women were left destitute as all of their husbands’ wealth and possessions were taken away.) It was a Banerji family member who helped put an end to child marriages!

This Banerji legacy of selfless, compassionate work continued with Dr. Pratip Banerji and his father, Dr. Prasanta Banerji. They served myriads of the sick and desperate at The Prasanta Banerji Homoeopathic Research Foundation.

To commemorate their contributions, the Indian government commissioned a national Special Cover (stamp) bearing the images of Drs. Prasanta and Pratip Banerji.

Drs. Banerji

 

It is also undeniable that the Drs. Banerji did more to carry homeopathy into the mainstream than anyone else in recent history.

Dr. Pratip established a foothold in the international medical community with his clinical studies and regular worldwide presentations. Then, his research collaborations with premiere, international scientific establishments catapulted homeopathy into the 21st century.

You can read about his journey and professional accolades — of which there were many — on the website for The Prasanta Banerji Homoeopathic Research Foundation.

But today, I want to focus on the Dr. Pratip Banerji whom I knew — for I lost not only a mentor but a very dear close friend.

Joette and Dr. Pratip Banerji

 

Pratip and I just clicked.

He called me his “American Sister,” and I called him my “Indian Brother.”

He tried to teach me a bit of Bengali. I wrote it down phonetically — the Sanskrit was undoubtedly too much for me.

He would say, “Kemôn achhen? (How are you?)

And I would reply, “Bhalo achhi.” (I am fine.)

If I said it wrong, he would say, “Now, come on … you can get this!”

Do you know what was interesting about him? He never allowed any mistakes. At all.

He checked everything like a hawk. So, if a junior doctor wrote something in a patient’s record, and there was a misspelling, or a number was slightly off, he would make them write it over. And that was a lot of work! Sometimes white-out could be used, but many times adequate correction required a complete re-writing of the document!

And if he saw those mistakes from the same doctor more than two or three times, he’d get overtly irritated! He wanted all records to be perfect.

He expected professionalism because that’s what he was: the quintessential professional.

So, when it came to my elementary Bengali lesson, he would drill me on it! Every week, each year I returned.

“Have you got it now?” he’d tease!

One of the things I loved about him was his boyish sense of humor. Once we became comfortable with each other … oh, boy, would he rib me!

I had lunch with Pratip many days when I was in India.

Not the first year, though. When I first attended the clinic, I felt like I was imposing and did everything I could to stay out of his way and not take up his valuable time.

By the second year, he said, “What are you doing? Where are you going? Come on and have lunch with us!”

From then on, he often invited me to have lunch in his family dining room.

He often sat cross-legged. And that’s how I like to sit! I don’t like to sit with my feet down!

So, there we both sat, cross-legged, lunching at a beautiful table with a large lazy Susan in the center. Sometimes it would be an American or European meal (because he and his wife were well-traveled, especially in England, Germany, Switzerland, the U.S. and Spain). But more often, lunch was local food.

One time, he turned the lazy Susan toward me and said, “Here. Try this.”

I asked, “What is that?”

“They’re pickles,” he said.

So, thinking it was a pickle, I put it in my mouth — and it was a very, very unbelievably hot pepper.

He, in his boyish way, just completely cracked up!

Meanwhile, Dr. Prasanta Banerji, who was sitting next to me, said to one of the servers, “Quick! Get her some milk!”

When I could finally talk, I yelled, “Pratip! That’s not a pickle!”

He said, “Oh, well, where you come from, maybe that’s not a pickle. But where we come from … that’s a pickle!”

 

Dinner at Drs Banerji

 

 

Each day, I couldn't get up early enough to be at the clinic/research center. Even though I was with Pratip or his senior doctors many nights until 10 PM, sitting by Pratip's side gave me an electric charge — an exhilarating intellectual lift.

But more importantly, I knew I was positioned next to a man of keen intellect, refined manners and big ideas. Having also sat with his father, Dr. Prasanta Banerji, I knew Pratip's demeanor, subtle grandeur and brilliance were explained by his lineage. I never tired of learning from him and just being in his presence.

Dr. Pratip Banerji

 

I could go on and on about his intellect, but I want to share more about his personality, which I treasured.

He was a gentleman. He was witty, wholesome and driven — but in a balanced way. The love I saw him demonstrate toward his wife, children and father was awesome. I rarely use that word because it has become trite, but it’s an apt word to describe this man. 

He was adoring of his children and always had time for them. His youngest would often come into the office and draw pictures for us. Pratip's face lit up each time she entered the room. It was no different with his older daughters who he also adored.

His capacity was bigger than many men. Maybe that's why he left so soon. Perhaps the earth couldn't comprehend his enormity. 

It appeared to me that his focuses were narrow. I don't know if I missed something, but I spent a lot of time in his library. In my experience, people are what they read, and it was clear who he was.

He didn’t have time for golf nor tennis. He didn’t make fine dining restaurants a priority, watch television or follow sports. He was myopic about two things: his family and his work.

That's how you get to be great. 

You are undistracted by the noise of your surroundings and head straight into your life's work. Hourly. Daily. Over decades.

And in Pratip’s case, generations. 

My personal memories are punctuated with professional memories. And one of the most important things I learned during my time in India is a caveat both Drs. Prasanta and Pratip Banerji used to give their patients:

“Take it in your stride. Don’t take your illness too seriously.”

I can’t emphasize that enough with my students and clients. We certainly need to know the details, but after you’ve finished recounting all the details in a one-on-one consultation, forget what you’ve said, go on and live your life and pretend your illness doesn’t exist.

What the Drs. Banerji and I mean is we cannot strive for the impossible. We will never have perfect health. It doesn’t exist.

And that brings up a very good point at this somber, reverent time.

As I discussed his passing in my Facebook Live earlier this week, I noticed quite a few of you asking, “Why didn’t homeopathy help him?”

The short answer is, “I don’t know.”

I will not speculate on his last days on this earth. Why? Because to fully understand a case, one must consider many aspects of a person's condition that may have led up to the illness.

However, even if I did know what may have contributed to Dr. Pratip's illness, I would never offer his private story. When I write cases to teach, they are anonymous. And he — more than anyone — deserves the highest ethics from those who knew him.

But I can offer you the Drs. Banerji’s philosophy: we cannot strive for the impossible.

Life is a tenuous balance. On the one hand, life can be robust, and on the other hand, we are just a breath away from loss. We’re always on the precipice.

The loss of Dr. Pratip is not cause to be discouraged with homeopathy. Even with homeopathy, we will never have perfect health. Homeopathy is great! Nothing — no medicine — is infallible.

And nothing offers us immortality.

But while we are here on this earth, we can — we must — carry on his legacy.  

Dr. Pratip and I often talked about our respective missions. His was to take the Banerji Protocols — his homeopathic medicine integrated with the scientific method — to the international medical world. My small part is to share his methods with families.

So, I leave you with this: Respect Dr. Banerji’s protocols. Bring his family’s methods to your family and circle of friends — for the great Dr. Pratip Banerji wanted good for all humanity.

While we’re here for our brief stay on earth, let us hold a candle to the light he and his father lit for humanity. Let us do good work in our families as a tribute to his memory.

Pratip was slightly more than a decade younger than I — yet somehow, he was centuries older. We all know when we've crossed this kind of person's path; they leave us inspired and humbled.

Dr. Pratip Banerji was a visionary, a brilliant doctor, a world leader in his field — and a saint. Indeed, his footprint was enormous.

My wish for myself and the world is to modestly follow in those colossal marks he left upon this earth.

Warmly,

Joette Calabrese

 

 

 

I am a homeopath with a worldwide practice working with families and individuals via Zoom. I'm also a teacher and most importantly, a mom who raised my now-adult children depending on homeopathy over the last 31 years. I lived decades of my life with food intolerances, allergies, and chemical sensitivities until I was cured with homeopathy, so I understand pain, anxiety, and suffering. You may feel that your issues are more severe or different than anyone else’s, but I have seen it all in my practice and in my work in India. My opinion is that nothing has come close to the reproducible, safe and effective results that my clients, students and I have achieved with homeopathy.

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80 thoughts on “A Loss for The Entire World”

  1. Jan says:

    I’m fairly new to you and the Banerjis, yet my heart became heavy when I saw that first mention of Dr. Banerji’s sudden passing. There are no words.
    He will continue to speak to you – I have no doubt! Much good work happens from the other side, whether we know and believe or not. His work is far from finished!
    God bless!

    1. Indira DeJarnette says:

      Agreed! My mom Verano Larue transitioned 2013 TODAY is her B’Earthday a healer: raw chef for Rabbi Cousens health ctr: teacher : Indian dance student 44: performed till senior Learned so much from India and global healers: I feel as she took energetic form she is helping us all and so is he. The world is often blessed by messengers: spirit born into human experience and we must support: protect: share their existence when here. Im happy Joette had the gift to create a bond: learning and the universe bestowed this because she was chosen to come help empower and teach self care and love. He is with us all: each one now needs to learn to keep and support his library & foundation. Indira V Deja US

  2. Elisa Kammeyer says:

    Dear Joette, I am SO sorry for your loss – for OUR loss!! You write about him beautifully. I’m so thankful for your time with him and for these things you’ve shared about him. I pray this tragedy only amplifies their work and helps millions more!

  3. Beth Summers says:

    So well written. Sounds like an amazing man. You are blessed to have known him so well. Our hearts are sad, as though we did know him. We are thankful for all the help we have personally received from the Banerji Protocols and Practical Homeopathy. It has changed our lives. Our prayers go out to his family and the many lives he touched, as they grieve his passing. And for you Joette. Prayers for your loss and healing. Thank you for sharing this with us. Hugs!

  4. Diane Bayer says:

    So sorry for your and many others loss.

  5. Cheryl Ring says:

    Sorry to here about the loss of your friend thoughts and prayers are with you

  6. Christine says:

    Thank you so much, Joette, for sharing. I heard yesterday and felt as if I had lost a friend, though I never got to meet him. He was, and will remain, a blessing to my family. His availability to freely give counsel through his website was astounding. I am so very thankful for him, his father, and for you, also. May the Lord be your comfort.

  7. Lynda says:

    A beautiful tribute. Thank you Joette

  8. Carol says:

    Joette,

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Such a blow to you, to India, and to the world of homeopathy – both current and future.

    What a blessing he was to us all, no matter that most of us had never met him. And, what a beautiful tribute you wrote about him. Your love and respect for him shine throughout. I’ve no doubt his family will treasure your words always.

    With sympathy,
    Carol

  9. Thank you fir this beautiful dedication Joette – we were so crushed and saddened by the news of his passing. Through you and his research our family has been saved in so many ways… I will be always grateful to him and you… and so sad to not have known him in this life.
    May he Rest In Peace
    Rita

  10. Rebecca Francis says:

    Dear Joette, I am so sorry for your loss. It has always been obvious to me that you held Dr. Banerji in the highest regard! I myself have learned so much from his publications because of your recommendations. As someone struggling to recover from covid and a mother of one child who is still recovering after 3 weeks, I am indebted to you and Dr. Banerji for making your suggestions and protocols available to the general public. I will be thinking about you and his family in the coming days and weeks. Again, thank you so much for everything you do! You are very much valued and loved. Most Sincerely, Rebecca

  11. Robert Melo says:

    What a loss for homeopathy and humanity! We must carry on with their magnificent legacy. It is now our responsibility to take their mission and extend it. God bless the Banerjis!

  12. Amy Peckham says:

    Wonderful words. So sorry for your loss, Joette!

  13. Kathleen Ricciardelli says:

    Exquisite memorial. Prayers for the Banerji family and you during this time.

  14. Priya says:

    Such a huge loss for homeopathy! One thing I know is how these great doctors tend to neglect their own health in the process of taking care of others.Sigh! It was his time to leave this earth. He saved the lives of so many people, cured many people with diseases including cancer! Good people are taken by God too soon 🙁 I hope his family find the strength to get through this sad situation. What a legacy he left behind! RIP dr.Pratip, you were such a visionary, you touched so many lives😢😢🙏🙏🙏

  15. Lauriee says:

    What a beautiful tribute to a man whom we’ve gotten to know through you, Joette. Sometimes we are blessed to work with these people, and sometimes we are blessed to know them through someone who has worked with them. Thank you so much for your astute comments and letting us know about Dr. Pratip Banerji’s mission to the world. That such people exist is a blessing, for sure.

  16. Yvonne Culverwell says:

    Thank you so much Joette, what a beautiful account of the life of Dr. Pratip Benerji you give.
    After reading this I feel almost as if I knew him.
    He sounds like a very special person and I am sure that you are so pleased that you got to know him as well as you did.
    He will be missed by all that knew him or knew of him.

  17. Robin S. says:

    Joette, what a lovely tribute! This whole family is in my prayers. God bless you for continuing the healing ministry.

  18. Muriel Ridnour says:

    So sorry for your loss, yet so thankful for the time you had to get to know him and learn from the best! Surely there is great celebration in Heaven!

  19. Amy M. says:

    So sorry for the loss of your dear friend and this great man. I have learned so much from him through you and am very grateful for his legacy. Many condolences to all his loved ones. 🙏

  20. Jillian McGee says:

    Wow, what a tribute. Well deserved. God bless his family.

  21. Julia says:

    This is a really beautiful story about Dr. Pratip Banerji. He seemed to have lived a very purposeful and fulfilling life, making work and family his priority. Very honorable.

    When you say, “his capacity was bigger than many men,” It makes me very curious about him. What a gift to have known him and to have had him as your mentor.

    May all his goodness be left with us.

    Thank you for sharing this Joette.

    Peace,
    Julia

  22. Debbie says:

    Thank you, Joette, for sharing your touching and beautifully written tribute to Dr. Pratip Banerji. It is elegant, eloquent and inspiring! Thank you for teaching the Banerji protocols, continuing the Banerji legacy, and encouraging us to live our best lives. Love and blessings to you!

  23. Cheryl Lambert says:

    Mon., 1-25-21 Ms. Joette, my sincerest and deepest sympathy for your loss and for the loss the world will now face. When I first read on the Drs Banerjis website of his passing, my heart sank. I felt like Homeopathy had failed but after reading your epitaph, you brought my thinking back around to believing in homeopathy again. It’s been a rough last few months for me and I’d lost hope in homeopathy completely. I won’t bother you with the details. I truly respected the Drs Banerji and when C-19 hit, I went to their website and followed the protocol they recommended. I would like to live by their saying, “Take it in your stride. Don’t take your illness too seriously.” and your comment “go on and live your life and pretend your illness doesn’t exist.” None of us are going to get out of this life alive so we should live our lives to the fullest extent possible. Thank you for all that you do and for sharing your knowledge so that the Banerji protocols can live on. Sending you Love, Blessings, Healing energies and Prayers.

  24. Ronne L Fletcher says:

    I am so sad to hear of this man’s passing. What a loss to homeopathy and the world. I will treasure the Banerji Protocol book even more now, as it will be a memorial to a great man and an extraordinary family. I assume the Research Center will continue, as a tribute to all the work the Banerji’s put into it. Many blessings to their whole family.

  25. Meredith says:

    Beautifully written, Joette. Thank you so much for your thoughtful and personal words about Dr. Pratip Banerji and your friendship with him. Such a tragic loss. God has His plan, infinite and unknowable, but He is Love and all He does is an expression of His Love. I am sad that Dr. Pratip Banerji left us so soon. I pray for his wife and children and other family who mourn him. And for your loss too. Blessings on all.

  26. Martine says:

    Do you teach the Banerji homeopathic protocols?
    Thank you

    1. Joette Calabrese, HMC, CCH, RSHom(Na) says:

      It’s pretty much all I do! He/they were that much of an influence on my work.

      1. erainne says:

        Do you offer a course on pets using the Banerji protocols ?

        1. Joette Calabrese, HMC, CCH says:

          If the condition is the same, the protocol is the same. Itching is itching whether for a camel, a cat or an old woman.

  27. Valerie L Windham says:

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your very dear friend and an amazing honeopathic doctor. It is a huge loss but I am thankful there are many he has taught who can carry on his work.

  28. Viviana says:

    Dr. Pratip Banerji has left so much knowing, wisdom, and a legacy that shan’t be matched in his wake. May be a physical loss in the world but his legacy will shine on as we continue on the path of spreading the wonders of homeopathy in his name! Big hugs to you Joette!

  29. Melissa says:

    Dr. Banerji left the world a better place than he found it. What an inspiring man with a beautiful legacy. So sorry for your loss, Joette. You obviously were kindred spirits.

  30. Jane Porubek says:

    I’m so heart fully sorry to hear of your loss.Also as he was so dedicated wise and loved the world will not be a better place with out him. I wish I would have known him as you have described him my heart goes to his family and his friends. My God bless and keep him …hugs.

    I will pray for his family and you as well as the others whom bestowed gifts and who showed their love in any different ways.

  31. Kathy Buck says:

    What will happen to the Banerji Clinic? Are there more family members to carry on this wonderful legacy? The Banerji’s have been so generous is teaching you and giving these protocols to us! God bless them! and you!

  32. Tasha says:

    Thank you for sharing your beautiful memories of Dr. Pratip Banerji with us!

  33. Lauren Cheney says:

    A beautiful tribute, Joette. Thank you.

  34. Sharon says:

    What a beautiful tribute to a very notable and selfless man. Who will follow in his and his father’s footsteps? You are very fortunate, Joette, to be led to their clinic to learn their ways — you are one who can carry on his legacy. May he rest In peace!

  35. Katie says:

    I wanted to express how grateful I am. Thank you, Dr. Pratip Banerji and thank you, Joette. Your protocols have certainly made a significant impact on mine and my family’s life. May you rest in peace.

  36. Elise says:

    I sincerely had chills and spine tingling reading your touching article about Dr.Pratip Banjeri, his greatness reached me through your words and I am humbled by his contribution and yours. Thank you for sharing something of your great loss of this great man.

  37. Janet Parker Doublier says:

    Thank you fir these personal thoughts about the Dr.

  38. Alexia C says:

    Beautifully written. Thank you for remembering him and thank you for reminding me that I can’t my life fearful of the next thing coming but to live presently.

  39. Angela Gage says:

    In the warmest way possible, I do hope that he rest in a very comforting peace. Adding his family to my prayers right now.

  40. Jennifer says:

    That was beautiful, Joette. He will be missed. He certainly changed my family’s life through his life’s work and dedication and sharing with the world. I am so thankful for him.

  41. Nicki says:

    Thank you, Joette. Many will be learning from him for years to come. I recently bought their book and have shared it with a few and used it to help some, too. Very interesting to learn about the Banerji family and their work to help others in India as well.

  42. Paula says:

    Joette, my condolences for your loss. I too lost a teacher in college and it was a sudden shock. You are in my prayers.

  43. Hilary says:

    A beautiful tribute to an amazing man and a truly inspiring homeopath willing to share his knowledge and expertise with you Joette and the world. I have learned so much from you both and been able to apply it so readily. The Banerji Protocols have made Homeopathy accessible to me in a way that would not have happened had you not become aware of their passion and chosen to apply yourself to their teachings. We are truly blessed to have had the Banerji’s walking amongst us and I am truly grateful. May he rest in peace. Sending you love and blessings at this very sad time.

  44. Debra OLeary-Kurtz says:

    What a beautiful tribute to an amazing man! May his light shine through in all that we do in practicing this fine art of homeopathy. What a gift he has brought to this world and the opportunity you had to work with him. May we each follow his star in our practice of this wonderful medicine.

  45. Debbie Moran says:

    A great loss indeed. Thank you for these wonderful words, you have helped me get a much greater sense of who Banerji was as a person and what he was and stood for as a homeopath. My aim now is to learn and work more with his protocols. So glad I found you Joette, you too are an important international voice for homeopathy. Bless you.

  46. Mick says:

    I am very sorry for your loss, Joette. I will pray for the repose of Dr. Banerji’s soul, and I will also pray for his family and for you.

  47. Donna says:

    A beautiful tribute to Dr Banerji! I’m sure his family is touched by your kind words and fond memories. As one of your other readers stated “he will continue to speak to you” and will live on through you as you speak to us. Thank you for all you do Joette. I’m so very sorry for your heartache of this tremendous loss. Prayers for you and his family.

  48. Derek Godfrey says:

    Very sad news. It reinforces the fact that no matter how much we may get to know about sustaining life, there is still unimaginably very much more that is yet to be known. I do hope he left behind a robust line of succession behind him, so that others that he trained may continue to enlarge the legacy given to the world by this brilliant family.

  49. Leanne Burns says:

    Thank you for this. Health can be a private journey that many want to make public and/or judge. Many healers are so busy taking care of others, they often are full steam ahead and drive on despite their own needs. We lost an MD, a researcher, and leader in homeopathy. You lost a mentor and a friend; he influenced you greatly and for that, we are all grateful because you are passing on his legacy and creating one of your own. Thank you for sharing!

  50. kruna maslackova says:

    Great loss

  51. Melinda M says:

    Thank you Joette for sharing this intimate and exquisitely painful loss. You have been a shining light in your work and all that you teach even in this most gracious teachable moment through your loss. Love, respect, gratitude for those you hold dear.

  52. Juan David vieco says:

    Dear Joette, as sad as we feel for his loss, he’ll be among us on a different suit teaching trough you and others, that had the opportunity to be blessed by his love and wisdom. Love is all we need and that’s what I feel from you!

  53. Martine rissetto says:

    Si sorry for your loss! Very well written! We learned so much about homeopathy thru you and his book! Thank you again for everything you give all of us with sincerity.

  54. Jennifer says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. My mother would always say to me after someone passed away “ Be glad that they passed your way “ and it always gave me comfort .You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  55. Joyce says:

    I am so sad to hear of this tremendous loss! But thank you Joette, for this wonderful portrait of a great man and a great healer. I hope that some of his family or colleagues will step in to continue his work.

  56. Rhianna Gray says:

    Peace to you Joette, and to Dr. Banerji’s family and (world wide) community. The mysteries of life and death give us homeopathy and so many life-giving things, and then death takes these away. When it’s our time, it’s our time, sometimes no matter our health and physical well being and resources. I’ve witnessed another world renowned healer (in the area of trauma recovery) succumb to death/called Home from aggressive pancreatic cancer last month, despite his clean, healthy lifestyle practices. What mysteries abound! These times are calling me to follow my heart because there are no guarantees that I may control anything despite best intentions. My heart still calls me strongly to homeopathy though, no matter what. It is more life giving than anything I have yet found. We are loved no matter what, even through the death of ourselves and of beloved ones.

  57. Cathy says:

    What a beautiful testament and I am sorry for your loss and for the loss of this exceptional man to the world. Peace.

  58. Maureen Groetsch says:

    So Happy for you Joette to have had this man be a dear and significant part of your life. You have been so blessed! Such great gifts he had brought to the world. I am so glad to know Him through You. Big hugs to you as you face the sadness of his leaving. I know you will always honor his memory through the blessed work you bring to the world.

  59. Angela Bonnette says:

    What an incredible man, always so selfless and generous giving to mankind just like his father. Joette I am so very sorry for your loss ;I know you were so close to him. what a gift to you and to us all to be able to pass down to others what we have learned through them. I will be keeping you and their family in my prayers.

    God bless you!

  60. Micki Kennison says:

    Oh Joette, What a wonderful thing to share of his beautiful legacy and friendship with all of us. We are inspired by his person and your relationship with him. May he feel the loving Presence of God and may you as well as you carry on his passion.

  61. Karen says:

    Thank you, Joette for teaching us and sharing with our world the beauty of homeopathy. The Banerji protocols and all the goodness they represent will live on because of you and Dr. Pratip Banerji’s dedication and love for humanity. May God bless the Banerji family and lift them up during this difficult time. And may you also be comforted by the fact that you were his dear friend.

  62. lalita subas says:

    Dear Joette,

    My heartfelt condolences on your personal loss and also the loss to the world.
    I watched many of Dr. Partip Banerji’s on u tube. After learning about him from you.
    In those u tube talks he emanated such earnestness, love and compassion.
    Also I have a copy of the precious Banerji protocols.

    May his soul rest in peace. OM Shanti.

    Kind regards and love.

    Lalita

  63. alice Smith says:

    Joette,

    Your words and thoughts of tribute to Dr. Banerji are honest and heartfelt. I am thinking more about your wisdom in taking a giant leap to go to India and become a part of the Banerji culture. You have something very precious to hold onto now.

  64. Kas Ghayal says:

    Thank you for sharing. Their work carries on in your teachings. The Banrerji protocols have been on my list of things to master (if one can)It now becomes a priority for me. I know his work will continue in India and worldwide. May his Atma rest in peace and may his love spread through each one of us.

  65. Patsy Darby says:

    Thank you for sharing your feelings and thoughts about the Banrerji’s. I have been touched when you have spoken about them in your classes and now I too am blessed along with your many many students to learn a few of the lessons that you learned. You sacrificed a great deal to learn what you did and now your sharing has helped me and my large family. My prayers will be with you and the Banerji family this day.

  66. Susan Detweiler says:

    Joette,
    I am so sorry for your loss and the loss of such an inspiration and gem for homeopathy! Our days are numbered by our Creator. We are so thankful for the powerful influence he had here on earth and that his purpose was fulfilled! He has left a beautiful legacy!

  67. Daniel says:

    You have so much to remember over Dr. Pratip, you should write a book about him and Dr. Prasanta. I personally would enjoy this a lot.

  68. Iris Rivas-Nieves says:

    So sorry for your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time🙏🏻

  69. Janet Rothwell says:

    So sad!! The loss of a great friend and mentor to you Joette. My deepest sympathy during this sad time.

  70. Mary says:

    I am so sorry Joette. May God rest his soul and comfort you, his family, and his friends. Be assured that he and all of you are included in my daily prayers. +

    I agree that his death is a huge loss for homeopathy. Hopefully the clinic will be able to continue his great work and to share it with all of us.

    I am extra glad to have seen him explain his methods in his videos. They make such plain sense, especially when they are verified by thousands of documented cases. Also, I am glad to own his book (at your recommendation).

    God will send what we need. May Pratip’s work remain and flourish in time and distance. May God bless you for sharing with us.

    I second Daniel’s book idea. 🙂

  71. Lyda Savoca says:

    Thank you for sharing that with us, Joette. It is no wonder you are so passionate about what you do. I am so thankful you were able to spend the time with him that you did. We all are greatly blessed because of that. Is there anyone in his family that will carry on their legacy? I am so thankful for his time on this earth, and pray for his family, and dear friends like you, that are grieving his loss.

  72. lina says:

    I am truly sorry for your loss and for the loss felt by many in his country and community. Their names became as common to us and arnica to a mother. I thank them for sharing their love and devotion to the world and especially to their country people who benefitted from such dedication and wealth! Saying prayers to them and to us. <3

  73. Elizabeth Balcar says:

    Thank you, Joette, for sharing this beautiful tribute to this great man. Although I am sad and so sorry for humanity’s loss, I pray that his great legacy will continue to grow and flourish forever.

  74. erainne says:

    Dear Joette, I am so sorry for your loss. He sounds like an incredible man. You were truly blessed to have been able to spend some special moments with him while he graced the earth. Thank you for sharing <3 May others continue his work and share in his legacy.

  75. CynthiaB says:

    An amazing practitioner! Thank you for sharing your encounter. He has inspired many, as you are also inspirational . Thank you.

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