A Perspective for Understanding Islamic Art

So, I did not know the meaning of the word Aniconism. I discovered it today. “Aniconism is the practice of or belief in the avoiding or shunning of images of divine beings, prophets or other respected religious figures, or in different manifestations, any human beings or living creatures.” Via Wikipedia And thanks is due, to this article: “Depending on which school of thought a Muslim belongs … Continue reading A Perspective for Understanding Islamic Art

Architecture | Symbolism of Islamic Gardens

I’ve never thought very deeply or paid any special attention to the significance of Mughal or Islamic Gardens. My niece got interested in it and asked me a few questions about them, which led me to study these in some detail, and amongst other articles, I found this one. “The garden in Islam also serves as a reminder of both the immanence and the transcendence of … Continue reading Architecture | Symbolism of Islamic Gardens