Inside the Mosque

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The Ninety-Nine Names of God
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Inside the intricately beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu-Dhabi: Shown here is the wall that plays home to the golden Mihrab recess that indicates the direction of Qibla (direction towards Mecca to which all Muslims pray). Also etched into this wall are the nine-nine Arabic names of God by which he is also known.
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Submitted: Thursday, 15th November, 2012 13:56 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 7th October, 2011
Focal length: 17 mm
Shutter speed: 1/60 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 400
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