In a Daze

In a Daze

12x24 Several geometric pattern is used in this design. Each star was designed separately with a compass and a ruler. This piece took me the longest time to draw dues to several patterns. 12x24

A perfect Prayer

A perfect Prayer

15"x15"

Deception

Deception

12x16" Another inspirational poetry by Allama Iqbal meaning, "Maybe it is the land of some other world; that you take as the sky of your own world"

Ishq aur Ilm

Ishq aur Ilm

14x20 "Passion can light a fire, though passion alone may not engulf the beloved. Knowledge is the child of the book, Love is the mother of the book" Poetry by Allama Iqbal Knowledge is important for understanding; it is love that lights up the heart.The fruit of knowledge is love of the Divine.

Inner Light

Inner Light

12"x18"

Above and Beyond

Above and Beyond

29"x19" How beautiful is this verse. Making us think beyond our capacity. "Thy abode is not on the dome of a royal palace; You are an eagle and should live on the rocks of mountains" Poetry verse by Allama Iqbal.

Wishing Well

Wishing Well

7.5"x50" This long drawing has a very simple yet very attractive design taking the eyes from up to down and vice versa.

Ar-Raheem

Ar-Raheem

11"x14"

Ar-Rahman

Ar-Rahman

11"X14"

The Opener

The Opener

19x30 “All praises and thanks be to God, the Lord of all the worlds. The Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful. The only Owner of the Day of Recompense. You alone we worship, and You alone we ask for help. Guide us to the straight Way. The way of those on whom You have bestowed Your grace, not of those who earned Your anger, nor of those who went astray.” Ameen Holy Quran 1:1-7 (Surah Fatiha)

Perpetual Bliss

Perpetual Bliss

10x32 Our Lord, and admit them to gardens of perpetual residence which You have promised them and whoever was righteous among their fathers, their spouses and their offspring. Indeed, it is You who is the Exalted in Might, the Wise. Quran 40:8

Beyond this World

Beyond this World

2nd place winner at the Richardson Civic Art society 2017

The Throne

The Throne

2nd place winner at the IAA 2017

Forbearance

Forbearance

19x30 Quran 2:285-286

Repentance

Repentance

14x18 "O Allah, You are forgiving and love forgiveness, so forgive me."

Angel's Prayer

Angel's Prayer

"Our Lord, and admit them to gardens of perpetual residence which You have promised them and whoever was righteous among their fathers, their spouses and their offspring. Indeed, it is You who is the Exalted in Might, the Wise." Quran 40:8 15"x15"

Declaration

Declaration

16x20 There is no god but Allah and Mohammad (PBUH) is His messenger".

Taqwa (Conciousness)

Taqwa (Conciousness)

11x14 Indeed, Allah is with those who fear Him and those who are doers of good. Quran 16:128

Imploring for Mercy

Imploring for Mercy

The artwork starts with the word "Rabanna" which means "my Lord", then the rest of the verse continues in a circular motion taking the eye of the viewer towards the whole drawing. " Our Lord, indeed we have believed, so forgive us our sins and protect us from the punishment of the fire." Quran 3:16 19x19"

Forgiveness

Forgiveness

12x24 "There is none worthy of worship besides You. Glorified are You. Surely I am from among the wrongdoers".

Trust in God

Trust in God

Allah is sufficient for me. There is none worthy of worship but Him. I have placed my trust in Him, and He is the Lord of the Majestic Throne. Prayer of Prophet Ibrahim (peace and blessings upon him), 22x30

Aim for the stars

Aim for the stars

16x16 Poetry by Allama Iqbal "Let the goals be as high as the Pleiades, Give us the Calm and poise of the shore, But the freedom of the sea"

Deedaar

Deedaar

13x17 "May the pious be happy with the paradise, All I desire is see Your countenance" "Though I am but a tiny heart I am so bold, To hear the praises is what I desire".

Victorious

Victorious

12x24 Bismillah in the top circle and then around it is Sura nasr. " When the victory of Allah has come and the conquest, And you see the people entering into the religion of Allah in multitudes, Then exalt [Him] with praise of your Lord and ask forgiveness of Him. Indeed, He is ever Accepting of repentance. Quran-110

Language of Love

Language of Love

10x14 Poetry by Allama Iqbal, "Greed has split mankind into pieces, Become the statement of brotherhood; become the language of love".

Seeking Paradise

Seeking Paradise

14x18 "Our Lord, give us in this world that which is good and in the hereafter that which is good and protect us from the punishment of the fire"

The Glorified

The Glorified

12x16 "There is none worthy of worship besides You. Glorified are You. Surely I am from among the wrongdoers". La ilaha illa anta subhanaka innee kuntu minath thalimeen Prayer of Prophet Yunus (Jonah), peace be upon him. Quran 21:87.

Bismillah

Bismillah

7x18" In the name of Allah

Powerful

Powerful

An award winning piece at the 125 Plano Art Association 2015. It inscribes 4 chapters from the Holy Quran – 109, 112, 113 & 114. Keep looking and be mesmerized!

Show Mercy

Show Mercy

16x20 "My Lord! Forgive and have mercy, for You are the best of those who show mercy." Quran 23:118

Creator of the Garden

Creator of the Garden

“It is He who has brought into being gardens - the trellised and un-trellised - and the palm trees, and crops, all varying in taste, and the olive and pomegranates, all resembling one another and yet so different. Eat of their fruits when they come to fruition and pay His due on the day of harvesting. And do not exceed the proper limits, for He does not love those who exceed the proper limits.” Holy Quran 6:141 (Surah Al-Anaam)

A Perfect Prayer

A Perfect Prayer

14x18 "Lord, open my heart for me, and ease my task for me, and loosen the knot from my tongue, so that they might fully understand my speech." Prayer of Prophet Musa (Moses), peace be upon him. Quran 20:25-28

Gift from Treasure

Gift from Treasure

16x20 Holy Quran 2:285-286 (Surah Baqara)

Time, an Illusion

Time, an Illusion

16x20 “What was, has faded, what is, is fading, but of these words few can tell the worth: The time that is closest to you, is dearest to you” Urdu poetry by Allama Iqbal.

Illumination

Illumination

Narrow and tall, this artwork has soothing background and heavy motifs. A magnificent piece that brings tranquility to any ambience.

If I was a Candle

If I was a Candle

“May the world’s darkness disappear through the life of mine; may every place light up with the sparkling light of mine.” Urdu poetry by Allama Iqbal.

Reach for the sky

Reach for the sky

“This bluish heaven that people call sky, is nothing if you are daring enough; it is sky if it is above your head, if it is under your wings, it becomes earth.” Urdu poetry by Allama Iqbal. How amazing is this poetry, the perspective totally changes about the sky. At one point it seems so high that cannot be reached but then it turns into earth once we are in the sky. Everything is achievable we just need to believe.

The Verse of the Throne

The Verse of the Throne

16x20 The verse of the throne. Ayat-ul-Kursi Quran 2:225

The Throne

The Throne

16x20 Ayat Ul Kursi

Look into my Heart

Look into my Heart

14x14 Every leaf and every shrub here knows of my state. It is the flower that is unaware, but the entire garden knows.

A Prayer from the Heart

A Prayer from the Heart

16x20 “Let love be selfless and truth fearless; Let our soul be flooded with light, make our hearts clear as crystal.” Urdu poetry by Allama Iqbal. A prayer for a more truthful world and for an enlightened heart.

My Prayers

My Prayers

“Our Lord, grant us from Yourself mercy and prepare for us from your affair right guidance.” Holy Quran 18:10 (Surah of the Cave)

Be Patient

Be Patient

11x14 “And be patient for the decision of your Lord, for indeed, you are in Our eyes.” Quran 52:48

Lost in Selflessness

Lost in Selflessness

12x22 “When I saw You, I lost all sense of self and separated me from my own identity” Poetry by Mir Taqqi Mir

Her Gaze

Her Gaze

14x18 HUm to fanaa ho gaye unki ankhien dekh ker na janay wo aina kaisay dekhtay hogay

Let the Love Begin

Let the Love Begin

11x17 “Why do you wail at the beginning of love, wait till you see and see what unveils next” Poetry by Mir Taqqi Mir

Pleasant

Pleasant

Captivating motif with exquisite detailing. A wonderful piece to light up a small area. 8x10

Shahada

Shahada

18x24 There is no god but Allah and Mohammad (peace and blessings upon him) is His messenger.

My Only Provider

My Only Provider

18x24 “And it is Allah who grants laughter and tears”. Holy Quran – 53:42 (Surah An-Najm)

The dawn

The dawn

11x14 Say: I seek refuge with the Lord of the Dawn, from anything harmful in Creation, from the evil of darkness as it spreads, from the evil of knotted spells, from the evil of the envier when he envies. Quran 113

Due of Ibrahim (P.B.U.H)

Due of Ibrahim (P.B.U.H)

18x22 "My Lord, make me an establisher of prayer, and [many] from my descendants. Our Lord, and accept my supplication. Lord, forgive me and my parents and the believers the Day the account is established." Holy Quran 14:40-41

Mirage

Mirage

11x14 "The world which you create through your efforts and idea is yours, not these stones and bricks which you are aiming at"

Call of the Candle

Call of the Candle

11x14 “The blow of breath that gives me the message of death, by the same blow of breath your lip uses words to praise God”. Urdu poetry by Allama Iqbal.

Out of this World

Out of this World

18x24 "You are not for the Earth, nor are you for the skies; The whole world is for you but you are not made for the world". Poetry by Allama Iqbal

Love is Thy Answer

Love is Thy Answer

18x24 “Love is peace and permanence, love is life and death; Knowledge is the rising question, love is the hidden answer.” Urdu poetry by Allama Iqbal. I like the way love is considered a more honorable feeling than knowledge, by getting ourselves busy learning about the world we forget to feel the meaning of life.

The Divine Throne

The Divine Throne

16x20 The verse of the throne. Ayat-ul-Kursi Quran 2:225

Ya Siin

Ya Siin

18x30 Ya-Sin is a miracle of Quran and only Allah knows its meaning

My True Protector

My True Protector

16x20 "I begin in the name of Allah through whose name nothing in the earth and heavens can harm (me). And He is the All-Hearing, All-Knowing."

My Guardian

My Guardian

11x14 "Allah is sufficient for me. And He is the best guardian." Quran 3:173

After a Deep Slumber

After a Deep Slumber

18x24 “The dimness of the stars is evidence of the bright morning; The sun has risen over the horizon, the time of deep slumber has passed.” Urdu poetry by Allama Iqbal To me this verse of is about hope. It points to the brightness on the other side of the darkness.

Candle's Fear

Candle's Fear

18x24 “The blow of breath that gives me the message of death, by the same blow of breath your lip uses words to praise God”. Urdu poetry by Allama Iqbal. The candle is beautifully describing its fear of death by the breath of a human, and yet the human uses that same breath to praise his Creator.