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Grace, Gracelessness & Rhythm: The importance of harmony and beauty in Human life.

Four Dancing Muses, Zoan Andrea. * Today’s sharing from the Blue House of Via-HYGEIA is an excerpt from Plato’s ‘Republic’ concerning art, music education and harmony. Plato’s Republic can be considered as many things, but of it all it...

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A Presentation Of Ottoman Poet & Sufi Saint Aziz Mahmud Hüdâyî

The cist of Aziz Mahmud Hüdâyî on his shrine. Source TDV Islamic Encyclopedia. * Today’s sharing from the Blue House of Via-HYGEIA, is a text prepared by our Via-HYGEIA partner and long time contributor, Emir Abdülkadir İnanç. A presentation of the life...

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The Mystery Of The Willow Pattern’s Origin

   The background ‘The Willow pattern is a distinctive and elaborate chinoiserie pattern used on ceramic kitchen/housewares. It became popular at the end of the 18th century in England when, in its standard form, it was developed by English ceramic...

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