1-Start your critical reflection paper with a question regarding to Islamic study
IMAGINING ISLAM Monday, September 20 Islam Time – line 610 The night of Power 622 The great Hijra 632 Death of Muhammad The Development of Islam 619 CE By 619 CE, the basic features of Islam were fairly developed. 622 CE After 622 in Medina:
community integrity, authority in government, judicial, military SALAT : PRAYER ◦ Islam : Submission ◦ Islam is an act and not a thing . ◦ Abd :slave or servant of Allah. ◦ Ibadat :worships ◦ Salat :consisting of several cycles of postures culminating in full bodily prostration with the forehead touching the ground Mosque: Masjid ◦ A mosque, also called masjid, is a place of worship for Muslims. Any act of worship that follows the Islamic rules of prayer can be said to create a mosque, whether or not it takes place in a special building. Domb In the M uslim school of architecture, the domb has the meaning of the goal and the place of reaching the goal that is Allah, and the symbol of Human head. Islamic Art & Architecture Minarat /spire the minarat /spire like two hands has been raised to the sky and the essence of the divine sanctuary in a state of supplication.
Like one who raises his/her hands to pray. INSIDE VIEW Mihrab ◦ Mihrab is a semicircular niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the qibla, that is, the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca and hence the direction that Muslims should face when praying. The wall in which a mihrab appears is thus the “qibla wall“, which is the symbol of the cave Hara ’ . INSIDE OF THE MOSQUE Azan ◦ The Azan (Adhan in Arabic) is an Islamic call delivered by a muezzin (the person who recites the Azan) from the mosque five times a day. The purpose of the Azan is to invite Muslims for obligatory ( farz ) prayers, the salat (or what is also called namaz in north India). ◦ There are a variety of Azans among Sunnis as well as Shiite. ◦ Best Adhan in the world – Muslim Call to Prayer -YouTube Muslims pray five times a day, with their prayers being known as Fajr (dawn), Dhuhr (after midday), Asr (afternoon), Maghrib (after sunset), Isha (nighttime), facing towards Mecca. … The timing of the five prayers are fixed intervals defined by daily astronomical phenomena Ablution/wudu ◦ Health ◦ Spirituality ◦ Salat mat/Prayer rug: ◦ A prayer rug or prayer mat is a piece of fabric, sometimes a pile carpet, used by Muslims and some Christians during prayer. In Islam, a prayer mat is placed between the ground and the worshipper for cleanliness during the various positions of Islamic prayer. These involve prostration and sitting on the ground. SHIITE MUHR/TURBA MISBAHA/TASBIH Qibla ◦ The qibla is the direction towards the Kaaba in the Sacred Mosque in Mecca, in various religious contexts, particularly the direction of prayer for the salat SALAT ARKAN/PILLARS: