Birds in the Sun, by Roya Azal

Esoteric Quarterly & Art Work for Hoger Institut, Belgium

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing
and rightdoing there is a field.
I’ll meet you there.
When the soul lies down in that grass
the world is too full to talk about.” ~ Dschalāl ad-Dīn ar-Rūmī

Autumn (2017) – I am the featured artist for Esoteric Quarterly, an independent, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the trans-disciplinary investigation of the esoteric spiritual tradition. Thank you! Continue reading

Islam and Mental health

Islam and Mental Health Care, Part 2

The physical and physiological benefits of salah are multiple to say the least. Most of the body muscles and joints are exercised during Salah.”

Unfortunately I found no link to the original resource and have decided to share this directly on my blog. Please note that this text is not written by myself. Not all what is stated here is a reflection on my personal opinions. I believe Islam is a very big house with many families living under one roof. This text is a typical orthodox Indian approach to Islam with a high emphasis on gender seperation, rules, nutrition and yoga.

The Islamic prayer (Salah/Namaaz) and yoga togetherness in mental health, Part 2, by Shabbir Ahmed Sayeed and Anand Prakash

(Part 1 can be found here)

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