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Mosques. A mosque has a dome it is a big open space to represent the universe, this roof shaped like a curve from the top. Also the mosque has some tall towers called Minarets

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Madni Masjid. Introduction. This coursework is all about Mosque, the Muslims holy place of worship Allah (god). The Arabic name for mosque is Masjid, where nearly every Muslim person tries to go several times a day, but the most important time is the lunch-time prayer on Friday the Muslim holy day. All men are expected to go, but women have to pray just like men do, but women can choose to pray at mosque or at home but women don't have to go if they don't want to, in some places if they do go they won't be allowed to pray in the same room as the men pray they have to stay separate so that the men only think of Allah (swt). Some people do believe that they can worship Allah (swt) anywhere and it doesn't have to be in a special building, however according to Islam it is very important to worship in a clean and special place. A mosque has a dome it is a big open space to represent the universe, this roof shaped like a curve from the top. ...read more.

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Imam is a leader who is chosen by other Muslims, he is chosen on the basis that he knows the Qur'an off by heart, knows a lot about Islam and he is respected by other members of the community. He also teaches small children and men who want to learn more about Islam. Being an Imam is not always the main, full time job and he is not always paid for this work. Preaching in a mosque is mostly based on the Qur'an, it is the Imam who explains it's teachings and talks about life as a Muslim and the way to the right path and being a good Muslim. The Imam also does a special prayer on Eid (the Muslim Festival) and he also does the special wedding ceremony (nikah) he tells the bride and the groom to say the words and sign the legal document. Many mosques are beautifully decorated but there are never any pictures or statues because the Prophet (PBUH) ...read more.

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You won't become a good Muslim just by going to mosque. Some people are good Muslims but that does not mean women and men go to mosque to be a good Muslim. It is mentioned in the Qur'an and said by Prophet Muhammad (saw) (PBUH) said you can pray anywhere as long as where you are praying it is clean and you are clean (have done wudu). But some people disagree with this statement because they think it's not right for men to pray at home, they have to go mosque and show respect to Allah (swt). While you are praying you are with your community and also you get to mix with others of the same religion. Women do not have to go to mosque but they can if they wish as some women believe this gets them closer to Allah (swt) while praying. When women start there period they are not allowed to read or pray, as they are not clean. Some men don't understand women's problems and also the women have more responsibility at home looking after the children, cooking and cleaning so they don't get time to go pray at home as long as they pray. ...read more.

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