Ramadan Lanterns

Ramadan carries out traditions in various parts of the Muslim world. For Egyptians, this would be the abundance of Ramadan lamps (Fawanees, sg. Fanoos or Fanus), which are produced using...

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Art, Heart and Healing

What is Art? To put it simply it’s “the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination” but it’s much more than that isn’t it? The above definition doesn’t...

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Art Therapy: What and Who?

Art therapy is a type of psychotherapy utilising art media to express and communicate our emotions and feelings, therefore, it acts as a medium to highlight and address emotional issues....

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Healing Through Self-Expression

Pick up any leaflet about self-care, read any article about mental health recovery and you will find a section dedicated to the therapeutic effects of creativity and self-expression. Writing, drawing,...

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Ablution Basin

The Ablution basin can be found in the Natural Archeological Museum in Madrid, Spain. It is believed to be from Hegira 377/AD 988. The material used marble and it was...

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