11b-1 IslamSS_Part1

11b-1 IslamSS_Part1 - Qur’an ❖ Circumambulation by...

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Geometry of the Sacred Sacred Symbols in Islam The Hajj The Ka’ba Temple built by Abraham Renewed and purified by Muhammad Center of the Universe and prayer
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Great Mosque, entry; circumambulation for prayer
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The Ka’ba: Perfect cube = Holy of Holies in Solomon’s temple Colonade Well of Zamzam
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Prayer at the Ka’ba Ritual Prayer Purification and white robe (ihram)
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The Kiswa = ritual veil of Ka’ba New Kiswa each year New Kiswa each year
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Kiswa inscribed with the
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Unformatted text preview: Qur’an ❖ Circumambulation by Kiswa ❖ Kiswa on the Ka’ba ❖ The Black Stone The Hajj ❖ Ritual reenactment of the history of the shrine ✦ The sacrifice of Abraham ✦ Ascent of the sacred mountain at the site of Adam and Eve’s first prayer ✦ Veneration of the dead at the tomb of Muhammad ❖ The Stoning of Satan (by Abraham) ❖ The Stoning of Satan ❖ Gathering at the Plains ❖ Tomb of Muhammad at Medina...
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11b-1 IslamSS_Part1 - Qur’an ❖ Circumambulation by...

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