Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage

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Islamic painting on canvas by Saleha Contractor from the 2018 collection. All original pieces are unique & will not be recreated. Ships from Toronto, Canada.

The Story: 

Inspired by the journey of Hajj. This piece reflect on the various moments a pilgrim will experience when undertaking this life changing journey. The silver circles represent the tents in the valley of Mina where pilgrims pray and spend the first night. The words of Talbiyah are recited during the Hajj, following in the sunnah of the beloved Prophet PBUH, Labaik Allah Humma Labaik, Labiak Laa Sharika Laka Labaik (‘Here I am, oh Allah, here I am, Here I am, you have no Partner, here I am). The three lines signify the stoning of the Devil in the tradition of the Prophet Ibrahim A.S. as he rejected the Devil’s temptation to disobey Allah S.W.T command. The flower pattern symbolizes purity and serenity. It is narrated in a hadith that whoever performs the Hajj without sin will leave having been purified, in the same way a newly born child enters this way (to the nearest meaning).

May Allah S.W.T grant us all the chance to perform Hajj at-least once.

Size: 36 by 36 inches

Medium: Acrylic & mixed media using old Mecca & Madina maps. Painted canvas is wrapped around a 2 inch thick wooden frame and re-framed on the outside for a modern feel. Ready-to-hang

Shipping: Painting will be wrapped securely & shipped via tracked service within 3 weeks following purchase. Fee to ship to Canada & US: $299 CAD. Ships only within North America. Shipping starts from $700 for international so inquire before purchasing. Pick-up option available for GTA residents to avoid charges- contact me before purchasing.

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NOTE:

  1. No major editing has been done to these images. Paintings are almost exactly as seen here however, lighting does affect the look of the painting. Gold/Silver leaf and certain textures display differently in daylight and in rooms with pot lights. Each room setting brings out a different personality in the painting.
  2. Props were used to create an interior setting for the art and are not included with the purchase of the painting
  3. All artwork by Saleha Art is subject to copyright and any reproduction or printing of this work is against the law. Do not print, photograph, resell, save, replicate, share or modify without my written permission and link to my website.