Evaluating the effect of physical elements of the mosque from the concepts of wisdom and philosophy

Tooraj Jalili, Kyanazmian Abi, Younes Beheshti Asl


Architecture of the mosque as a Muslim place for worship in the Islamic religion, and according to historical periods, its formation of the building, always has been followed physical certain principles related to its period. From the beginning, the purpose of religion was looking for an environment that gathered its followers there, and this gathering is followed by worship and also for social interaction and unity of the Muslim Ummah. Islamic mosques are perfect example of religious art whose purpose is to create a spiritual atmosphere for worship and praying to God. Islamic architecture is one of the largest art facts in the body of material and always has had a great wisdom throughout history. Human naturally intend to beauty and innovation, we must try with rely on experiences, thoughts, aesthetic spirit, manifestation of spirituality to achieve a creation of full concepts and spiritual concepts in construction the structure of material. Philosophy analysis that forming elements of the architecture of mosques and searching the meaning of structural and decorative elements in this art lead us to Islamic architectural features and its differences with other cultures. Hence, this article examines the impact of structural elements of mosques and the amount of creating of spiritual sense as well as other evaluation factors affecting the architecture of mosques which is done through information taken from documents and library resources as well as its analysis was based on descriptive analysis. The results of this study focus on the influence of Islamic-Iranian architecture from the wise and mystical approaches which stably keeps the spirit of Islam in itself.


wisdom, philosophy, mosque, Islamic architecture.

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