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Camera Pointed Upwards Captures The Mesmerizing Ceilings Of Iran's Ornate Architecture

Iranian photographer Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji has been exploring his country and all the stunning architecture it has to offer, especially when it comes to ceilings.

Replete with intricate stucco inscriptions, the Bara Gumbad, or “big dome,” is a large domed structure grouped together with the Friday mosque of Nizam Khan Sikandar II (“Sikander Lodi”) (r. 1489-1517).

Replete with intricate stucco inscriptions, the Bara Gumbad, or “big dome,” is a large domed structure grouped together with the Friday mosque of Nizam Khan Sikandar II (“Sikander Lodi”) (r.

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Chahār Bāgh school (Madreseye Chahār Bāgh in Persian or مدرسه چهار باغ ), also known as Shah school, is a 17-18th century cultural complex in Isfahan, Iran. The compound was built during Soltan Hossein, a Safavid king, to serve as a theological and clerical school ... In order to finance the school, Soltan Hossein's mother had a large caravansary built nearby, the income of which went to the foundation.

Chahār Bāgh school (Madreseye Chahār Bāgh in Persian or مدرسه چهار باغ ), also known as Shah school, is a 17-18th century cultural complex in Isfahan, Iran. The compound was built during Soltan Hossein, a Safavid king, to serve as a theological and clerical school ... In order to finance the school, Soltan Hossein's mother had a large caravansary built nearby, the income of which went to the foundation.

"O Ali, you and the successors from after you are the ‘A'raaf (Recognizers). Allah cannot be recognized except by way of your recognition, and the 'A'raaf will not let enter Paradise anyone except for the one who recognizes them, and they will recognize him, and will not let anyone enter the Fire except for the one who denies them, and they will deny him." — The Messenger of Allah (ص) Basaair al-Darajaat v. 10, ch. 16, h. 7

"O Ali, you and the successors from after you are the ‘A'raaf (Recognizers). Allah cannot be recognized except by way of your recognition, and the 'A'raaf will not let enter Paradise anyone except for the one who recognizes them, and they will recognize him, and will not let anyone enter the Fire except for the one who denies them, and they will deny him." — The Messenger of Allah (ص) Basaair al-Darajaat v. 10, ch. 16, h. 7

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