islamic-art-and-quotes: “Aerial View of the New Mosque (Yeni Camii) in Istanbul, Turkey (Ottoman Architecture) [This photo was earlier incorrectly labelled as the Selimiye Mosque in Edirne, Turkey.] Originally found on: islamic-cultures ”
There are repeating elements in Islamic art, such as the use of geometrical floral or vegetal designs in a repetition known as the arabesque. The arabesque in Islamic art is often used to symbolize the transcendent, indivisible and infinite nature of God.
"Dome of a Sufi Saint" - photo by majhul, via deviantART; "inside of a Sufi Saint's tomb in Pakistan. It has a wonderfully colourful mosaic of a sun and sun rays" .this must just be a small part of the whole mosaic.