Friday, November 14, 2014

SkyWatch: Crescent Moon Minaret Topper

Most Muslims claim there are no symbols of Islam, however most mosque minarets are topped with a crescent moon.  There is no doubt that the crescent moon is significant in Islam.  Its sighting marks the beginning and end of the fasting month of Ramadan.  It is also featured on the flags of many Muslim countries, along with a five point star.

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William Kendall said...

A good angle for the shot, Feyza.

Jerry Mc Kenna said...

This almost looks like a cork screw.