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Islamic Art, Music and Architecture Around The World “God is beautiful and loves beauty.” [A hadith of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon Him)] INTERFAITH.

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1 Islamic Art, Music and Architecture Around The World “God is beautiful and loves beauty.” [A hadith of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon Him)] INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION

2 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Art Hat - Calligraphy Ebru – Marbling on paper Tezhip – Illumination

3 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Hat (Calligraphy) Art of Arabic writing Special ink and paper (aged 1 year)

4 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Styles The Kufic Styles The Cursive Styles

5 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Hilye-i Saadet (Arabic) The description of the Prophet Muhammad

6 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Muhammad (Arabic) Peace and Blessings Upon Him

7 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Bu Da Gecer Ya Hu (Ottoman) “This too shall pass.”

8 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION “There is no harming or returning harm for harm [in Islam].”

9 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Figures with Calligraphy

10 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Calligraphy in Latin Alphabet

11 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Marble stone from Egypt in Calligraphic style.

12 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Calligraphy on Ebru (marbling)

13 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION by whom, when or how EBRU was discovered is unknown. originated in the city of Bukhara in Turkistan and spread via the Silk Road to Persia, India and Anatolia. In EBRU, pigments are floated on a bath of thickened water. When a piece of paper is laid on the bath and then removed, it takes the pigments with it. An infinite number of patterns are possible — no two quite alike. Ebru (Marbling)

14 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Floral Marblings

15 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Floral Marblings

16 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Figurative Marblings

17 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Landscape with Ebru

18 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Tezhip is literally fine ornamentation with gold. We shall deal here mainly with illumination and ornamentation on paper. Tezhip (Illumination)

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21 Tezhib with EBRU

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23 Architecture Material Design

24 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Islamic-style celestial sphere Brass with silver

25 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Horizontal Sundial Brass Collection of the Qatar National Museum

26 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Early 17th century, Persian Safavid Dynasty; apple wood, painted, lacquered, and gilded

27 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Mina'i Bowls Ceramic Late 12th-early 13th century Persian, Seljuk Dynasty

28 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Figure of a Court Official Early 13th century, Persian, Seljuk Dynasty Stucco, polychrome, and gilded Openwork Lamp Bronze 12th century Persian, Seljuk Dynasty

29 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Double-Walled Ewer in the Form of a Rooster Late 12th-early 13th century Persian, Seljuk Dynasty; Ceramic Glass Bottle 1300, Syrian, Mamluk Dynasty

30 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Oriental Rugs

31 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Persian

32 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Persian

33 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Turkish

34 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Turkish

35 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Architecture Mosques

36 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Kaba, Mecca, Saudi Arabia

37 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Kaba, Mecca, Saudi Arabia

38 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Prophet's Mosque, which contains the tombs of Muhammad, his daughter Fatima, and the caliphs Umar and Abu Bakr. Medina, Saudi Arabia

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40 Blue Mosque, Istanbul, TURKEY

41 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Blue Mosque, Istanbul, TURKEY

42 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION

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45 Dome of Rock in Jerusalem

46 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Taj Mahal, India

47 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Rumi’s tomb & decorative surroudings

48 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Saifuddien Mosque, Brunei

49 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Mosques from Iran

50 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Architecture Others

51 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, TURKEY

52 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, TURKEY

53 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION The Alhambra Palace (Granada, Spain)

54 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Music

55 INTERFAITH CULTURAL ORGANIZATION Qur'anic Recitation is the most central form of music in the Muslim world. Adhan (call to prayer) heard at prayer times, it is the second major genre of Islamic music. Instrumental (Ney) Cat Stevens (aka Yusuf Islam)


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