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Aesthetic Interpretation of Islam


An ayat is a sign, miracle, or a name given to a verse within the Quran which describes a miracle. An ayat is a sign from God. Signs of God are varied and range from those present in nature to the Quran itself. The Quran also guides human-kind towards a comprehension of the signs of God and the proof of His existence through reflection.

The signs of God operating to form a flower showcase, in my mind, the detail that goes into the reflection spoken of in the verse.

To explore this concept, I engaged in an aesthetic reflection of the various signs of God presented in the Quran. There is a well-known verse that states, “…Therein is certainly a sign in that for people who reflect.  He has made the night and the day subservient to you, and the sun, the moon and the stars, all subject to His command.  Therein are certainly signs in that for people who use their intellect.”