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Mosque interior design and accessories for the disabled from an Islamic perspective

Jasmani, Ismail (2011) Mosque interior design and accessories for the disabled from an Islamic perspective. In: Applied Arts and Design from an Islamic Perspective : Past, Present, Future. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, pp. 177-227. ISBN 978-967-0225-74-6

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Abstract

Examines the issues that disabled people face in using the mosque to fulfil their responsibilities towards God and offers practical solutions from an Islamic perspective. Briefly explores the different functions of the mosque as community centre, learning centre, welfare centre, seat of government, prison, hospital and a place for legitimate recreational activities which is stated in the holy Quran and hadiths. Further to that the discussion on the relationship and facility between the mosque, Muslim community and disabled people, and states that the participation of people with disabilities is beneficial to the Muslim community and Mosque. The challenges involved in solving the issues to ensure the involvement of Muslim handicapped society with the larger Muslim Community.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mosque, interior design, disabled, Islam
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2000 Study and teaching. Research
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Applied Arts and Design
Depositing User: Br Ismail Jasmani
Date Deposited: 21 May 2013 14:20
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2013 17:00
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/8405

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