Intangible Cultural Heritage


Knowledge and Practices concerning Nature and Universe

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  • Traditional Malay Medicine

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    Traditional Malay Medicine comprises the practices, approaches and knowledge of health and healing that are associated with Malay culture and passed down through generations.

  • Ayurveda


    The practice of Ayurveda medicine, with its roots in ancient Sanskrit sources, is believed to have started in Singapore in the late 19th-20th centuries. Ayurveda is a celebrated form of Indian medicine based on applied philosophy of “metaphysical fitness”, which comprises a holistic treatment aimed at restoring the natural balance of one’s body, mind and soul.

  • Making of Chinese Medicated Oils

    chinese medicated oil and ointment

    The formulations of Chinese medicated oils are derived from practices of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), a stream of medicine rooted in the Chinese philosophy of balance between the forces of yin and yang.

  • Upcoming Elements Knowledge and Practices about Nature and Universe

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    We are currently conducting documentation work on new elements.

  • Rangoli

    Rangoli, which means “an array of colours” in Sanskrit, is a traditional Indian art form dating back some 5,000 years to the pre-Aryan period. It is known as kolam in Tamil.

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