Saturday, June 14, 2008
Qing zhen shu fa

(Image taken from here.)

An example of Sini-style Islamic calligraphy by Shandong native, Haji Noor Deen Mi Guangjiang. This script is used mainly in East Chinese mosques (as opposed to the more Turkic mosques found farther west), a prominent example of which is the Great Mosque Of Xi'an. For: a better understanding of the history of Islam in China, go here; a detailed look at the history of Islamic calligraphy in China, go here; sample works in other scripts, go here.

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