The Ceiling of Mosques

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Mosques are some of the most intricately designed architecture the world over. Look at just the ceilings of these beautiful houses of God to see the splendor of worship. The images below show the mathematic and geometric perspective of Arab and Islamic design. There are perfect spirals and intricate shapes that speak to the ambiguity of Islamic symbolism. Here are some of Ramel’s favorites, but check out more at Bored Panda.

Grand Mosque of Isfahan in Isfahan, Iran

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Vakil Mosque in Shiraz, Iran

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Nasir al-Mulk Mosque in Shiraz, Iran

 

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Jalil Khayat Mosque in Irbil, Kurdistan, Iraq

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Bahaud-Din Nakshband Mausoleum in Bukhara, Uzbekistan

 

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