mihrab


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(Islam) a design in the shape of niche in a Muslim prayer rug

(Islam) a niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the direction of Mecca

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The Prophet's Mihrab was used first on Friday, last month.
Locals in Zallaq have taken matters into their own hands after discovering the issue and changed the direction of the carpet in the Shaikh Isa Grand Mosque in Zallaq towards the Qiblah instead of facing the Mihrab, but that's a temporary solution, with major architectural changes necessary.
Every mosque has a mihrab, a niche in the wall indicating the direction of Mecca for prayer.
Dans le tableau des Doubles garcons, le duo marocain Med Amine Herres-Yassir Kilani a passe un tour comme Med Belcora et Amine Mihrab qui ont battu une paire composee d'Emmanuel Malla de Tanzanie et Med Nedim d'Ethiopie 7/6, (5), 6/3.
Selon cette source, deux charges ont ete neutralisees mais une troisieme placee pres du [beaucoup moins que] mihrab [beaucoup plus grand que] a explose, provoquant un mouvement de panique.
The marble Mihrab displays the finest marble inlay and carving work in the building and includes complex carved vault designs, inlayed calligraphy, geometric and floral designs.
Commenting on the niche or mihrab in mosques, he said the design was meant to indicate the direction of prayer towards Mecca and amplify the voice of the prayer leader.
The mihrab (pulpit) of the mosque contains remnants of mosaics in its arch while the main entrance to the mosque is arched, decorated with black and white stone, and carved with Arabic inscriptions on either side.
The artefact, which is unique among British hospitals - a mihrab - is embedded with over 1,000 mosaic tiles, with each tile representing one individual making a heartfelt du'a (a prayer) before painting it.
The prayer hall has a small mihrab (the niche in the wall that indicates the direction of the Qiblah), a simple pulpit, arches and openings.
Moreover, an inscription is seen within the Mihrab (dating back to 1657) designed by Haji Shoja Isfahani.
En el caso del joven Lorenzo, su experiencia en el Mihrab de la Mezquita Catedral de Cordoba genera una vision luminosa marcada por el encuentro de dos mundos--cristiano y musulman--y la seduccion de lo extrano o de lo otro, que se convertira en la matriz del relato de su vida, amplificado en pasos de errancia, entre cavilaciones, rechazos y aceptaciones, extranamientos e identificaciones, para rematar en una conclusion que ofrece la suma de una experiencia heretica que quiere callar y ocultar en una escritura cabalistica.
The two-day event falls in line with the implementation of the Caretaker President's initiative on the creation of an institution named "World Mihrab for the Arabic Language.
La imagen medieval fue pintada en el frente interior de un pilar almohade situado a la entrada de la capilla de san Pedro en la primitiva catedral mudejar, frente al antiguo mihrab que no derribo la construccion de la catedral gotica, y se mantuvo en el mismo soporte hasta que el arzobispo Don Cristobal de Sandoval y Rojas encargo al arquitecto Asensio de Maeda el traslado e instalacion de este pilar de la Antigua en frente de la capilla donde recibe culto desde 1578, y que incorporan despues al retablo de marmol contratado con Pedro Duque Cornejo en 1734 (6).