Noor Ala Noor | Light Upon Light

Inspired by the famous and most intricate verse of the Quran

"Allah is the light of the heavens and the earth." 24:35

This is a print of an Islamic painting by Saleha

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Calligraphy: "Allah is the light of the heavens and the earth." 24:35

The Story

The verse of light is known for its remarkable beauty. It's famous for being one of the most intricate verses of the Quran.

The art symbolizes the complete verse of Noor "The example of His light is like a niche within which is a lamp, the lamp is within the glass, the glass as if it were a pearly [white] star lit from [the oil of] a blessed olive tree..."

Now visualize this. The mishkat (niche) represents the chest of the believer. The glass symbolizes the heart (clear and pure in intention), and the light is the Quran, guidance, and iman from Allah.

The glistening gold arch represents the wall niche that protects the lamp.
The two circles closing in symbolize the double light. The Quran is noor. When it reaches our hearts, it becomes Noor ala Noor. The light of the Quran and the purity of the believer. We have a light within that needs to be lit.

To gain this noor, we must do what pleases Allah and ask Allah to put noor in our hearts. Notice the calligraphy racing? When believers see their light on the Day of Judgment, they will race behind their light to get to Jannah.

Everything we do should be to purify this light within to enlighten others and help guide them to the straight path. In the end, Allah guides to His noor whom he wills.

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Saira

Bought one canvas and one print. Fast delivery! and the painting are mashallah beautiful! Looking forward to the next collection!

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Statement piece

Really a beautiful piece of art that catches everyone’s eye. Customer service was above and beyond as well. I look forward to purchasing more unique pieces from this artist.

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Rabia Ashraf
Amazing

Was a beautiful and big painting I love it and customer service was super good and quick

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abdul ahmed
Light upon light

Amazing art work .

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Beautifully Designed

I love this print MashA, the details and colours come together so beautifully