Sunday, December 18, 2005

Our Muslim cousins

I must say I have seen few things more beautiful, more impressive, more glorious than the mosques of Istanbul.





A post-Ramadan fair gets going outside the mosque. Lots of books on sale, including -- of course -- some wonderful Nazi titles, with swastias and magen davids...



That shouldn't stop us from admiring the ceiling:


The women's section, behind the "mehitza". That's in the Fatih mosque:

The Blue Mosque had the women's section up on the balcony:


Chanting the prayer for the sick..:

1 Comments:

At 11:44 PM, August 19, 2008, Blogger Miss S. said...

I wonder...does the Muslim world have a "shidduch crisis"?

 

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