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The Mosque Coursework Masjid: In Arabic a mosque is called a Masjid and the term literally means 'PLACE OF PROSTRATARTION; referring to a place in which a Muslim strictly kneels down to prostrate themselves in for get forgiveness to god and a masjid a prayer mat is laid down anywhere were it is clean and it can be laid down in the side of the road to Prostrate to god. Musjid describing where a Muslim practising of prostrating themselves when they pray. It's an act to complete the surrendering to Allah. And surrender to god means they want peace in there lives. And in a mosque is Congregational prayers must held there five times prayers a day. RE Coursework about the mosque: In this coursework I want to talk about why do we have to pray to god and who do we worship and about the dome. Mosque is called in Arabic a musjid it comes from the word Islam. This word is literally meaning a place of worship surrender and submission to the oneness of Allah and the creator knows the best of all creators. ...read more.


In other words it is called ringing out over the roof of the other buildings. And it is like and alarm clock that wakes you up and tells you to go to the prayer when it is called. Regular daily prayers in Islam are obviously vary important in Islam. And it should not be recorded in loudspeaker and then it should not be used for the azan when calling the prayer. Star and crescent of the moon: Sometimes the dome and the minaret of the Mosque have a moon-stopped crescent on top of them, or a star and crescent is a symbol of Islam. The pointed moon and stars are signs to Muslim of greatness of our creator. The five pointed Stars symbolises the five pillars of Islam. I.e. shahadah, salah, swam zakat and hajj and therefore they are the 5 duties of Islam, and the market of the new moon represents a new month. Shoe Racks: It is important to have a shoe racks inside a mosque because it is respectful going in the house of Allah barefoot and you respect the house of Allah. ...read more.


And the Mihrab is never dedicated to god but frequently to Religions personalities and the Mihrab was introduced in the 3rd century of Islam. Minbar: A Minbar is used always for the khutba, on the Friday ceremony's and the khutba is preformed by the Imam. And a Minbar is a good place of blessing, and giving others, and sometimes the Minbar is used to work a throne. In the prophets time (PBUH) he said to everyone that more than two steps up in the Minbar, and had a seat in the Minbar, so such as it is often there is a door at the Entrance to the steps a dome above the platform. Qibla wall: The Qibla is the prime factor in the orientation of mosques and is usually marked by a Mihrab (or more in India). Many early mosques were not built to a correct Qibla orientation, as has been demonstrated in the excavations of the Great Mosque of wasit, where three different Qibla orientations are recorded. It is believed that idea of Qibla orientation is derived from the Jewish practice of indicating the direction of Jerusalem in synagogues. By Kamran Ahmed 10L ...read more.

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