Noor Ala Noor

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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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.

Customer Reviews

Based on 21 reviews
Sana Khalid
Love the art work!

Looks great and received compliments from all of our guests!

Naved Patel
Awesome just awesome

Allahamdulillah I am glad that Shayistha helped me along with Saleha to decide the right painting for my living room and it came out just just awesome ...amazing art quality

Noor alal noor

Beautiful! Looks great on the wall. Worth every $

Babar Ahmed
Art at its best!!

Most Talented!!

Azmae B.
Beautiful Additions

I ordered 2 prints for my hoe and they are both BEAUTIFUL! I got them framed and they are defiantly statement pieces in my home.