Islamic Arts Feature: Pick of the Month, 08/2010 [[Poetry Contest Closes at 1800GMT!]]

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Dr Mehzabeen b. Ibrahim joined MuslimMatters as a blogger in late 2007 under the handle 'iMuslim', whilst still a struggling grad student. Since then, she has attained a PhD in Molecular Biology and a subsequent Masters in Bioinformatics, and now works as a specialist in this field for a well-known British, medical charity, masha'Allah. Somewhere in between she found the time to get married, alhamdulillah. She likes to dabble in photo and videography, a sample of which can be found on her personal blog: iMuslim.tv.

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The Ramadan Poetry Contest closes at 1800 GMT TODAY (21st August, 2010 – 10th of Ramadan in many places!). Due to the overwhelming number of entries we've received, masha'Allah, we will be quite strict about the deadline. So please make sure your entry is in by the stated time! JazakumAllah khair.

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Welcome to the another edition of MuslimMatters.org's regular Islamic Art feature. If you want to see your work on MM, then either email us your images to art[@]muslimmatters[.]org or submit them to our Flickr group.

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The best, by Fouad EA. Calligraphy Tuluth style.

The best, by Fouad EA. Calligraphy Tuluth style.

Freedom, by SameePanda. Aerosol Paints on MDF. The mural was designed to represent Spiritual Freedom/Freedom of the Heart and Soul, hence the quote of Ibn Taymiyyah to add emphasis on what Freedom means from an Islamic perspective.

Freedom, by SameePanda. Aerosol Paints on MDF. The mural was designed to represent Spiritual Freedom/Freedom of the Heart and Soul, hence the quote of Ibn Taymiyyah to add emphasis on what Freedom means from an Islamic perspective.

Khayrul Waaritheen, Best of Inheritors, by Zayd Depaor.

Khayrul Waaritheen, Best of Inheritors, by Zayd Depaor.

Istanbul, by Nushmia Khan. Studying abroad in Istanbul for me was one of the most spiritual experiences I've had. I was able to understand the true essence of my religion, as put by the Prophet Muhammad (s) - Nothing will help you on the day of judgment except a sound heart.

Istanbul, by Nushmia Khan. Studying abroad in Istanbul for me was one of the most spiritual experiences I've had. I was able to understand the true essence of my religion, as put by the Prophet Muhammad (s) - Nothing will help you on the day of judgment except a sound heart.

Islamic Center of North Virginia, by Saad Malik. Beautiful Masjid in Virginia.

Islamic Center of North Virginia, by Saad Malik. Beautiful masjid in Virginia.

Humaira, by Aznin Taridi.

Humaira, by Aznin Taridi.

Ramadan 2010, by Swamibu.

Ramadan 2010, by Swamibu.

Visit the MuslimMatters Flickr group to view the other entries…


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7 Responses

  1. Truth Muslim

    MashAllah =)

    My brother is an artist & sometimes I wish he would take the initiative to do some Islamic art once in a while !

    The Humaira photograph is my favourite =)

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  2. abez

    I liked the ‘Freedom’ graffitii- I think seeing that on the side of a building would be quite cool- if it weren’t an act of criminal vandalism, that is. :D

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  3. Aznin Taridi

    Salaam.

    Although I don’t see how or why my picture deserve to be on this page, I am very honored. Thank you very much! =)

    Reply

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