The Natural Healing
Discussion Group currently has over 150 members. It is a forum and discussion
group for those interested in the rich Islamic tradition of natural
The following is a brief
description by one of the group's moderators:
The guiding principle
of the Islamic view of natural healing is Hikmah (wisdom), which
is rooted in recognizing Allah's infinite Rahma (mercy), and
always giving Hamd (praise) for the many favors bestowed upon
We seek to become people
connected to ourselves, the elements, the universe and ultimately
with our Creator. By doing this we begin to understand and see
the patterns within creation, and how everything is intertwined
so beautifully. These realizations form the basis for the holistic
approach of natural healing.
We will explore these
and other related topics on this email list, inshaAllah. The
list was one of the outcomes of the recent "Natural Healing
in the Islamic Tradition" seminar held in Washington, DC.
(Purchase this seminar) The primary scholar was the
traditionally trained Sidi Hakim Archuletta of New Mexico, who
is one of the list's main resources.