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Posted on 01/16/2014 5:59:29 PM PST by annalex
Find corresponding letter on the plan for the definition, and name the element when necessary.
|Definition||Letter on the plan||Name||
|1||Wall indicating position of Mecca||D||the qubla||
|2||Niche symbolizing Mohamed's presence||F||the Mihrab||
|3||Tower from which height the Muezzin calls the people||B||minaret||
|4||The place where the faithful congregate to pray||C||the praying hall||
|5||The seat from which the Imam directs the prayer||A||the minbar||
|6||Basin where the faithful can purify themselves before the prayer||E||the ablution basin||
The only thing I’d want to know the way to is the dam@ed EXIT!!!!
You can check out but you can never leave.
Perhaps it would be fitting to describe the organization of frescoes in an Orthodox Church (where they are most rigorously prescribed).
At the entrance to the church, above the door, one sees Christ the teacher; this explains that the congregant enters the space where he will be taught. Christ is shown enthroned with an open book on His knee.
Over the main worship space, in the central vault there is Christ the Pantocrator reminding people of divine power and presence. On the four corners supporting the dome there are icons of the four evangelists.
Over the Eastern apse, that is, visible above the iconostasis on the alter vault there is Mary the Mother of God praying with her arms outstretched, for the salvation of the faithful.
As the believer exits, on the inner side of the main worship space, he sees Christ coming again in glory, blessing with both hands. That is to remind him of the day of Judgment.
That, of course, is what should be taught to every child in every Christian nation.
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