The Taj Mahal, a silk carpet, a Qur‘an are very important art form in the Islamic World. The Qur’an, written in elegant scripts, represents Allah’s (or God’s) divine word, which Muhammad received directly from Allah during his visions. Quranic verses, executed in calligraphy, are found on many different forms of art and architecture.
This tutorial will allow you to better understand Islam, transforming your conception of what Islam ‘is’ and ‘is not’ through the manifestations and translations among the many peoples, cultures and languages of India. Most crucially, it will give you the tools to engage with religion and religious phenomena.
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