Sheikh Muhammad Younis/Hyderabad
One of the largest copies of the Quran in the world is displayed in the exhibition of rare Islamic relics and scriptures is currently being held in the Salar Jung Museum of Hyderabad. The exhibition was thrown open to the public on April 26 and will continue till 30.
The size of this Quran is 2 x 2 meters (on opening); its length is 2 meters and width 1 meter. The Quran is attracting people. The visitors are not only observing the rare passage with devotion and respect but are also finding spiritual solace.
Besides the Holy Quran, Islamic relics, especially the works of calligraphy are on display in the exhibition that was opened by Home Minister Mahmood Ali.
The city of Hyderabad is world-famous for its calligraphy. The Deccan calligrapher has left no stone
The exhibition is jointly organized by Noor International Micro film Center, New Delhi, has collaborated with the Salar Jang Museum, Culture House Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Great Religious School Jamia Nizamia, and daily newspaper Siasat, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad National Urdu University and Urdu Literature Institute in the Holy month. The exhibition was opened on April 26 and will continue till April 30 in Mir Abbas Yar Jang Hall Western Block of the Museum.
The speakers said India and Iran are known as important centers of Calligraphy in the Islamic world. The two countries have ancient cultural ties. As the two countries have good cultural relations, their calligraphers are doing significant work for the protection and promotion of their common heritage.
Hundreds of specimens of calligraphy are displayed in the exhibition of which 130 specimens have been donated by daily Siyasat and 135 specimens by Noor International Microfilm Center.
Participants are not only observing this rare and rare passage with devotion and respect but are also finding spiritual solace.
Rare specimens of world-renowned calligraphers are inviting the public. Apart from eminent calligrapher Syed Musa, the exhibition also features samples prepared by senior calligraphers Hamza Ali Qadri, Shamim Ahmad Bajnoori, and Haider Zaidi Lucknow, Ustad Yusuf, Ustad Mumtaz Ali, and others.
A five-day workshop is also being organized for those interested in learning calligraphy