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MALI: The Great Mosque Of Djenne. Non-Muslims Are Banned From Entering The Mosque

The Great Mosque of Djenne is a large banco or adobe building that is considered by many architects to be one of the greatest achievements of the Sudano-Sahelian architectural style. 2.078 kata lagi


The mihrab of the Friday Mosque of Kerman

I found only two objects of note. One was the mihrab-panel in the Friday Mosque

Byron, on the 24th of March 1934, is in Kerman. 388 kata lagi

The Road To Oxiana Project

Four mihrabs within a mihrab

When I was preparing the article about the Friday Mosque of Shiraz and the Qur’anic inscriptions that are written on its walls, I came across the photo of a quite particular alabaster slab that used to be kept in the mosque. 1.084 kata lagi


ISLAMIC ART-Decorative Arts

Muslim artists produced works of decorative art with extraordinary beauty perhaps achieving superior results to those produced in Western Europe. The restriction or prohibition of representing figurative subjects is an impediment for Islamic artists, of which they take extraordinary advantage thanks to their never ending  fantasy. 1.348 kata lagi

Islamic Art

ISLAMIC ART-Expansion to Egypt and North of Africa

Two Mesopotamian monuments from the early days of the Arab conquest clearly show the hesitation between the still Hellenistic and Byzantine styles prevalent on one side of the Euphrates and an style already saturated with the forms of the oriental genius that was predominant in the decoration of the… 1.825 kata lagi

Islamic Art

Feminine Symbols in Islam

Islam and the Divine Feminine? Really? Yes, as improbable as it may seem, really. In our times we have become so accustomed to a male-dominated, authoritarian and repressive interpretation of Islam that has all but eliminated the feminine dimension from our spiritual life causing serious imbalances in our lives, our communities and our world. 1.375 kata lagi


Trivia: Mihrab!


Mihrab, also known as a prayer niche, is a common element of Islamic Mosque architecture throughout the world.

The mihrab is symbolically cut over the jaali or marble lattice screen in… 239 kata lagi