One of these columns, that to the east, has been partly built into the mihrab wall.
He replied, "My 'mihrab'50 is the face of my Beloved; only thither will I direct my prayers."
On reaching the mihrab he is received with a shout by the assembled multitude.
He then descended from the pulpit, and prayed in the mihrab.
South of the mihrab is the minber, or pulpit, from which prayers and addresses are delivered on Fridays.
Occasionally this weave and the Kurdish have a mihrab at one end, showing it to be a prayer rug.
Toward the centre of the corner areas and extending upward, is the mihrab, proclaiming for what purpose this rug was woven.
The apex of the mihrab or niche runs high in the Ghiordes rug.
The latter was indicated by three chapels, the mihrab being placed in the central one.
The mihrab is a dream of art, the mosaics are richer and softer in hue than an eastern rug.