The mosque, or masjid in Arabic, is the Muslim place of worship. A mosque is an important part of the Islamic religion because the people are required to gather every Friday for prayer. Mosques in the middle east each are unique in their own architectural way, although some may look similar. Most mosques in the middle east have common features, but are also formed in different ways. The style and arrangement of a mosque can tell us a lot about the place, when it was built, and the religion.
Left side of the wall consists of a tiled picture of Kaaba, known to be the home of Allah, God in Islam. The two walls from where the two tiled pictures were glowing is divided in the middle by an empty space where the continuation of the wall has been halted by Minbar, a free space where the Imam recites prayer and take his Salah. The Gilabh is said to have been collected from the shrine where Gausul Azam is enshrined. The noon prayer was conducted the Imam, whom everyone followed during Salah. Imam is known to be the leader of the mosque and is followed by all ordinary Muslims.
This is because science and math that are used to construct Arabesque art are universal. Therefore, for most Muslims, the best artwork that can be created by man for use in the Mosque is artwork that displays the underlying order and unity of nature. The order and unity of the material world, they believe, is a mere indistinct guess of the spiritual world, which for many Muslims is the place where the only true reality exists. Discovered geometric forms, therefore, represent this perfect reality as God 's creation has been unclear by the indulgences of
Islam is one of the most followed religion in the world. According to the Mosque of Miami, Islam means “submission to the will of God”. Islam’s main fundamental beliefs surrounds the legacy of Muhammad, the religion’s main prophet who would preach about believing in one God (Allah), the path of spiritual development, as well as the judgment day. Furthermore, Muslims make use of the Quran, which can be considered as their bible. This holy book is “preserved in its original Arabic form and has never been changed”.
Small art work will be displayed on marble tiles or the wall in terms of calligraphy (Islamic artwork). The entrance of the mosque would have a pool of water for ablution since all who walk into the mosque should be clean. Figure 11 The church on the other hand would have a different setting. It would have seating in terms of long benches, long windows. The Church would facilitate as a place to conduct the Church service, Mass, and carols.
The mosque was made in Edirne, Turkey, which was the capital of the Ottoman Empire between 1367 and 1742. The mosque is a centrally planned building, radiating from the center point. The main structure of the mosque consists of 18 small domes around a dominating central dome held up by an octagonal supporting system with eight monumental pillars. The interior plan features geometric patterns and mathematical proportions. The numerous windows penetrating through the walls and ceiling allow for light to stream in, making the large central dome appear weightless.
SULTAN QABOOS GRAND MOSQUE General Information: The Sultan Qaboos grand mosque is located in Muscat, Oman, designed by Mohammed Saleh Makiya and Quad Design for His Majesty Sultan Qaboos to be the largest most beautiful mosque in Oman, and to stand out a unique piece of architecture. The mosques can be visited by non-Muslims except on Friday, and it is considered as a contemporary Islamic architecture. Construction: The conceptual design of the mosque started at 1992, while the construction took 6 years starting from 1995 ending 2001. The mosque is constructed on a raised podium to lift the mosque from the street level and this is a feature of Omani traditional mosques. The reason behind the slow moving of construction is reflecting the amount
This Mosque open for Muslims and Non-Muslims as an impressive welcome to the capital city of United Arab Emirates. A visit to this Mosque not only intriguing you with the religious atmosphere, but also a cultural movement where people around the world with background diversity come to visit this wonder place. Architectural Features Its design and construction 'unites the world', using artisans, craftsmen and materials from many countries including Italy, Germany, Morocco, India, Turkey, China, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Greece and of course the United Arab Emirates. More than 3,000 workers and 38 contracting companies took part in the construction of the Mosque! Natural materials were chosen for much of its design and construction due to their long-lasting and beautiful qualities, including marble, stone, gold, semi-precious stones, crystals and ceramics.
Geometric and vegetative motifs are widespread all the way through the lands where Islam was once or still is a dominant religion with its cultural force. Islamic art is seen appearing in the private palaces and buildings such as the Alhambra in Spain in addition to the detailed metal work of Safavid Iran. Similarly, certain building architecture appears throughout the Muslim world: masjids with their minarets, mausoleums, gardens and religious schools (madrasas) all shares mutuality, though, their forms fluctuate
The mosque is in a worse condition. The rooftop of mosque is covered with grass and rain water easily seeps down from there. The eidgah has also been enroached upon. 1) The heritage site sarai sukh is a resting place for the travelers on the mughal road. The mughal road lay an impression on our minds with the saga of the great rulers that ruled our country for many centuries.