The Islamic Garden
Body, Mind & Soul
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Achieving health and a sense of well-being requires harmony and balance of the body, mind and spirit. Come and explore many aspects of this subject that affects us all.
What is Rakha?
Rakha is an innovative health exercise routine developed by Anthea Kissoon in the United Kingdom. The first certified course for Rakha instructor is in 2009. It fuses some elements of ancient techniques like Yoga, Tai Chi and Aromatherapy (without religious concepts) with the movements of prayer. The disciplined breathing and stretching of Yoga, the gentle flowing movements of Tai Chi and the health giving vitality of Aromatherapy are utilized in parts of the Rakha work out. It is based on the elements: air, fire, water and earth.
Traditional Approach to Family Mental Health
In Thailand in the early 1990s the AIDS epidemic had already reared its ugly head throwing individuals and families into chaos. The stigma attached to AIDS drove mothers to abandon their babies, families to ostracize their relatives and individuals to isolate themselves and die alone. In this atmosphere, Sony Pathan became more than curious about this desperately sad phenomenon that she was witnessing.
“After experiencing my own personal illness and pain for 16 years, I had a Hijama treatment and it helped me to the extent that I could lead a normal life. This made me passionate about it and I wanted to bring it to the rest of the world.” These are the words of Anisa Kissoon who was responsible for having Hijama treatment legally acknowledged and registered with the Association of Complementary Medicine in the UK.
Asleep All Day, Awake All Night?
Sleeping during the day and staying awake all night is quite common, especially during the holiday season when there seems to be so much time. Is it just an easy way of killing time? Is it a way to escape reality and avoid facing life? Is it just laziness and apathy? People will give you different answers, but one thing is for sure, it is not the way things are meant to be.
Depression in an Islamic Concept
The price we pay for economic development and the islamic view of it.
The Myth of the Hymen continues
The missing link - who has the cure?
The vast beauty of Islam incorporates every aspect of life. Even that of health, and how to perceive and treat illness
Islamic Health and Hygiene Resources