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Labyrinths in Islam – Traffic Island Labyrinth – Masjid Qiblatain – Madinah, Saudi Arabia – Tuesday May 31 2011

Today is Day 26 of Ramadan 2020. This video is from my journey to Madinah, Saudi Arabia in May/June of 2011. I was walking from my youth hostel to visit Masjid Qiblatain. Masjid Qiblatain is known for having two Mihrabs, or Prayer Niches. Originally, Muslims had faced north west from Madinah towards Masjid Al Aqsa […]

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Surah At-Tawbah [9:128] – Al-Qur’an al-Kareem – القرآن الكريم

It used to be that when I searched online for “Labyrinths” and ““Islam“, almost nothing turned up, except my own blog posts, and my own images. Recently, I am stumbling upon posts and images like this with increasing frequency… بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم وَعَلَى الثَّلَاثَةِ الَّذِينَ خُلِّفُوا حَتَّىٰ إِذَا ضَاقَتْ عَلَيْهِمُ الْأَرْضُ بِمَا رَحُبَتْ وَضَاقَتْ […]

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“Maze Runner 😂” – Eric Rhys Miller

“Trying to leave a Masjid while others are praying” Okay, I found that funny, as would any Muslim… Youll never know a real maze until you are trying to leave the mosque while some people are still praying #thestruggle — Amun Uppal (@amun824) August 3, 2013 Maze Runner 😂 #muslim #muslimmemes #maze #masjid #prayer -follow […]

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“Ada yang Putra Putrinya baru pertama kali belajar puasa? . . Ajak si kecil menyelesaikan labirin ini saat menjelang berbuka ya moms.. 😉”

It’s Ramadan and this caught my attention… This image visually weaves together two of my parallel projects, this, The City of Labyrinths Project and my 30 Masjids in 30 Days of Ramadan project. Another stepping stone in my understanding of Labyrinths in Islam. Ada yang Putra Putrinya baru pertama kali belajar puasa? . . Ajak […]

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“The Labyrinth of Qur’an…” — By Mohamed Mehdi Aourir

“This project emphasizes once again on the power of calligraphy and its crucial role in Islamic art. I though the first project (ALLAH calligraphy) was not enough to explore the rich universe Islamic calligraphy has to offer. “For this project, I mixed calligraphy with the lecture about Qur’an (by using Surat Al-Fatiha) and that about […]

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GTA Eid al Fitr — Masking Tape Labyrinth

Muslims in Toronto have been marking the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan with Eid al Fitr. I attended GTA Eid at Metro Toronto Convention Centre hosted by Muslim Association of Canada. After prayers, Muslim children, namely brothers Omar and Ammar and their big sister, helped create a Labyrinth using masking tape.

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Labyrinths in Islam – Hidden in Plain Sight . . . Five Times a Day

Bismillah Bismillah — In the Name of God Alone — is spoken aloud and whispered upon the lips millions of Muslims — and some Arabic speaking Christians — before they began any endeavour, simple and ordinary or complex and involved. I found myself catching the Fajr — Dawn — prayers at the Dawah Centre in […]

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    Unceded: refers to land that was not turned over to the Crown (government) by a treaty or other agreement.

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    Labyrinths are made on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples –

    Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish),

    Stó:lō and

    Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)

    and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.

    Labyrinths are made in traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of

    the Kwantlen,

    the Katzie,

    the Semiahmoo

    and Tsawwassen First Nations.