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ISLAMIC ARCHITECTUREELEMENTS OF A MOSQUE MOSQUEMINARAT

MEANING LIGHTHOUSESQUARE, ROUND OR OCTAGONALVISUAL FOCAL POINTCALL TO THE PRAYER(ADHAN) VIA MICROPHONE, SPEAKEREARLIER MOSQUES LACKED MINARETS

PRAYER HALL

THE CENTRAL LARGE AREA OF PRAYER MUSALLANO FURNITURE, SINCE WORSHIPERS SIT, KNEEL AND BOW ON THE FLOORALONG THE WALLS AND PILLARS THERE ARE USUALLY BOOKSHELVES TO HOLD COPIES OF QURANSEPARATE FOR MEN AND WOMEN

MIHRAB

ORNAMENTAL INDENTATION ON WALL WHICH MARKS THE DIRECTION THE QUIBLADECORATED WITH TILES AND CALLIGRAPHYTO AMPLIFY THE VOICE OF THE IMAMALSO KNOWN AS PRAYER NICHE

MINBAR

RAISED PLATFORM IN THE FRONT AREA OF THE MOSQUELOCATED THE RIGHT OF MIHRABMADE OF CARVED WOOD, STONE OR BRICKIT IS A SHORT STAITCASE MAY BE COVERED WITH A DOME

ABLUTION PLACE

PLACE TO WASH THE HANDS, FOREARMS, FACE, FEET IT CAN BE IN THE CENTER OF A COURTYARD OR INDOORTHIS RITUAL PURIFICATION PRECEEDS ALL PRAYERS

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