View large 'Bismillah' Calligraphy on the walls of Tokyo's Turkish Mosque in the Shibuya-ku district district. The phrase 'Bismillah ar-Rahman ar-Rahim' translates to 'In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful'. It is a common phrase used by Muslims before they do anything e.g. before eating or before driving or before starting an exam :) etc The wisdom of using this phrase is to remind people to be conscious of God, and in doing so, refrain from acting unjustly or being…
Islamic Fractal Star – Interlaced Version
Details Description My “Islamic Fractal Star” pieces are all variations on the same design, meticulously assembled by combining an eight-fold fractal pattern with a classic Islamic eight-fold rosette pattern. The result is a mesmerizing pattern, part star, part tunnel, part web, and part flower. Look long enough and you will see patterns emerging at all […]
Bismillah and Quran Calligraphy With Islamic Tessellation Pattern
Calligraphy in the middle: In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Vertical text on the right of the three vertical lines: And God's is the east and the west: and wherever you turn, there is God's countenance. God is infinite, all-knowing. Vertical text on the left of the three vertical lines: It is We who have created man, and We know what his innermost self whispers within him: for We are closer to him than his neck-vein.
Al-Fatihah and Al-Baqarah
IMPORTANT NOTE: Do not touch the printed verses of al-Quran when not in the state of ablution (wuḍhū’). لا يمسه الا المطهرون Surah al-Fātiḥah in square kufi, basmalah in square kufi and the f…