Koran Cover

The Holy Koran is treated with the utmost respect. When it is placed on a table or flat surface, nothing at all is ever supposed to be placed on top of it because that is considered disrespectful. So quite often, I have seen the Koran in an upright position resting on its own stand. This photo shows a specially engraved metal cover for a Koran. Many Korans have beautiful exquisite covers.

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American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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7 Responses to Koran Cover

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  2. t.becque says:

    Oh my gosh, I just saw all your other comments, you’re from Douglas and lived in Tucson! My husband grew up in Sierra Vista! I’ve lived in Tucson all my life. Well, you’ve certainly stayed with the heat!

  3. t.becque says:

    Very pretty cover. I seen this done with bibles as well.

  4. JM says:

    A gorgeous cover indeed!

  5. Dina says:

    Very beautiful indeed.

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