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General Resources


Elegant Saudi website offers introduction to basic aspects of Islam including the Muslim profession of faith (shahada), prayer (assalat), God (Allah), the Prophet Muhammad, the Quran (with oral recitals), alms (zakat), pilgrimage (hajj), the Muslim calendar, & the fast of Ramadan.

The Hajj Information Center

Official website of the center for pilgrimages to Mecca includes an explanation & guide to the once-in-a-life journey, images of the black stone & shrine & links to related pages on the information.

Islamic Architecture

Views of mosques & other Muslim structures from Samarkand to Seville (courtesy of Thais).

Islam: Second Largest World Religion...and Growing

Anti-bias fact sheets on the global scope of Islam, the rise of Islamaphobia, Muslim condemnation of terrorism, with extensive quotations from the Quran and Hadith (Ontario Consultants for Religious Tolerance).

Islamic Studies Resources

Alan Godlas' comprehensive guide to the Islamic world & gateway to related resources on the internet presents well-annotated pages on the Quran & Muhammad, standards of faith & practice, Shi'ism, Sufism, Islamic history, art & music, the role of women, jihad and terrorism (U of Georgia).

Understanding Islam & Muslims

Clear capsule answers to FAQ's prepared by the Saudi embassy to the USA.

Understanding Islam

Moiz Amjad answers questions related to the sources of Islam, Muslim beliefs, ethics, politics, penal law, society, sects, & other issues on the basis of the Qur'an & sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad (Pakistan).

Welcome to Isfahan!

A guided photographic tour of mosques and other architectural sites in the 12th-19th c. religious center of Persia.


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This page was revised 12 November 2021


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