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Islamic Objects

This section describes and explains religious objects, ritual items and other physical things related to Islam.

  • Islamic Art and Depictions of Muhammad

    > "Those who paint pictures would be punished on the Day of Resurrection and it would be said to them: Breathe soul into what you have created... full article →
  • minaret

    ## What is a Minaret? In Islam, a minaret (Arabic: “beacon”) is an element of Islamic religious architecture. It is the tower traditionally used by a muezzin, or crier to call the faithful to prayer five times each day... full article →
  • minbar

    In Islam, a minbar is the pulpit from which the Friday sermon (khutbah) is delivered. In its simplest form, the minbar is a platform with three steps... full article →

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