The Hilya in Islamic Calligraphy

Muhammad / The Person / M. Uğur Derman, PhD

The Islamic faith discourages the making of depictions of a person who could be idolized. Instead of having an image of the Prophet, as exists for Christ within the Christian world, Muslims learn about the characteristics of the Prophet from the hilyah.

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Genealogy

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) belongs to Adnanis that is one of the two biggest Arabic tribes. The Adnanis are also known as Ismailites named after the Prophet Ismael, the son of Abraham. 

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