Esoteric Quarterly & Art Work for Hoger Institute, Belgium

Featured Art Work and Illustration on Islamic Psychotherapy
“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 feel honored to be the featured artist for Esoteric Quarterly, an independent, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to […]

Emma Clark: The Art of the Islamic Garden

Book Review of Emma Clark's "The Art of the Islamic Garden"
“Books are the gardens of scholars.” ~ Ali ibn Talib (as)It is Autumn, 2017. This past summer I exhibited some art work in a garden in Berlin and took part in art festivals and studied the culture and history of the Islamic garden. The Berlin garden was pretty yet chaotic (so Berlin!) and I longed […]

The Daughter of the Moment ~ Bint al-Waqt, لوقت‎

Notes on Modern Digital Art & Neen from the Unorthodox
“(S)he is the (wo)man who, having found Allah’s Self-disclosure in each and every indivisible moment, worships and surrenders to the One Who IS the moment.” ~ Sufi Wisdom, after Ali El-Senossi “Neen, which by coincidence in old Greek means “exactly now, not a second later” was a controversial name (in a moment in art history, […]

The Christmas Rose

Cancer-Treatments & Antidote Medicine in Islamic Healing
“The word “Toxin” (…) has a Persian Shamanic root (“taxsa” means “poisoned arrow”). The art and science of “the anti-dote against the poison” has a highly honored, special place in the Islamic healing arts.“ The Christmas Rose (Helleborus niger, Black hellebore or Snow Flower, in Asia: Helleborus orientalis) is an evergreen perennial flowering plant that […]

From Radical Atom, to Dancing Atom

Obituary, Armin Medosch
“O God of all gods, come to the aid of the people of Light, give the victory to the people of Light, and guide the light unto the Light!” ~ Shihābuddīn Yaḥyā Sohravardī (a.s) After a short illness Armin Medosch, an Austrian net artist and activist has died on the 23rd of February 2017. I […]