“To be honest, I don’t think any English word comes close to describing “Eshq” and I don’t think “Passion” or "Lust" is accurate either. It is such a strong Arabic/Persian/Urdu/Pashto/Turkish word for a higher state of love, a euphoric love or passion.
Kufic is the oldest calligraphic form of the various Arabic scripts and consists of a modified form of the old Nabataean script. Kufic developed around the end of the century in Kufa, Iraq, from which it takes its name, and other centres.
We will show them Our signs in the horizons and within themselves until it becomes clear to them that it is the truth. But is it not sufficient concerning your Lord that He is, over all things, a Witness?
Quran Calligraphy: ["Shall I trust you with him in the same way as I trusted you with his brother before?] [Nay,] but God's guardianship is better [than yours], for He is the most merciful of the merciful!
Muhammad Shafiq (died 1879 AD) was a major Ottoman calligrapher, who excelled in his instructional calligraphic pieces. The shown pictures exhibit intricate arabesque floral design, typical of the late Ottoman period.