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Noor Fatima Mrs.

Weissman
903 Global history
Islamic art
Research question: How did Islam art reflect society culture in Pakistan?
Islam is a religion that start spreading from Arabia. Islam start spread around 613C.E
because Islamic prophet Muhammad began to share the revolution which Allah(God)
had started to give to him three years previously. Then, Islam has continued to spread
through commerce, the activities of Sufi orders, and migrations; especially in Southeast
Asia, America and Europe. By region Arabia, At Mecca, prophet Muhammad is said to
have received repeated embassies from Christian tribes. Islamic art encompasses the
visual arts produced from the 7th century onwards by people who lived within the
territory that was inhabited by or ruled by culturally Islamic populations. It is thus a very
difficult art to define because it covers many lands and various peoples over some 1400
years. Islamic culture is itself a contentious term. Muslims live in many different
countries and communities, and it can be difficult to isolate points of cultural unity
among Muslims, besides their adherence to the religion of Islam. Art is the mirror of a
culture and its world view. Islamic art not only reflect the Pakistan's cultural values, but
even more importantly, the way in which its adherents, the Muslims, life, and the
relationship of the parts to the whole.

Pakistan is different from every country. In Pakistan, all the people are muslim so
people take scarf on their head and always wear dress that cover their whole body.The
society and culture of Pakistan comprises numerous ethnic groups: the Punjabis,
Kashmiris, Sindhis in east, Muhajirs, Makrani in the south; Baloch and Pashtun in the
west; and the ancient Dardic, Wakhi, Baltistani and Burusho communities in the north.
Pakistan can describe with Literature, poetry, performing art, dances, painting,
recreation, sports, and national dress. Pakistani literature originates from when Pakistan
gained its independence as a sovereign state in 1947. Pakistani common language is
urdu. Poetry is a highly respected art and profession in Pakistan. The pre-eminent form
of poetry in Pakistan almost always originates in Persian, due in part to the long
standing affiliation (a state or process of affiliating) and heavy admiration the region
had with the Persian Empire. Pakistani poetry is just like so famous around world. Most
of the poet write their poetry very sad. The poet have like very deepness in their poetry
that take a person very deep. In Pakistan, most of the poet write their poetry in urdu
(Pakistani common language). The variety of Pakistani music ranges are just like
Qawwali and Ghazal Gayaki to modern forms fusing traditional and Western music. The
traditional Pakistani people listen Qawwali. In Qawwali, singers sing different types of
good things about their GOD.

One of most important thing in Pakistani culture is the dance they do on other people
marry. Kathak -classical dance that developed in the royal courts of the Mughals. Folk
dances are still popular in Pakistan and vary according to region. The architecture of the
areas now constituting Pakistan can be traced to four distinct periods: pre-Islamic,
Islamic, colonial, and post-colonial. With the beginning of the Indus civilization around
the middle of the 3rd millennium B.C., an advanced urban culture developed for the first
time in the region, with large structural facilities, some of which survive to this day. The
official national sport of Pakistan is field hockey, but cricket and squash are the most
popular sports. The Pakistan national field hockey team has won the Hockey World Cup
a record four times. The Pakistan national cricket team won the Cricket World Cup in
1992, were runners-up in 1999, and co-hosted the games in 1987 and 1996. Pakistani
people are like expert to play hockey, cricket, and football. Culinary art in Pakistan
mainly a mix of Indian cuisines with some Middle Eastern and Afghan influence. There
are variations of cooking practices across the country. Urban centers of the country
offer an amalgamation of recipes from all parts of the country, while food with specific
local ingredients and tastes is available in rural areas and villages. Pakistani people eat
food that has so much spice. They eat very spicy food they put like extra spice in their
food. Pakistani national dress is shalwar qameez for both men and women. It consists
of a long, loose fitting tunic with very baggy trousers.

In Islam, their GOD name is "Allah. You can't see "Allah" but it's a real GOD. Muslims
believe that Just Allah do everything in this world. Muslims believe that God is one and
incomparable and the purpose of existence is to worship God. Muslims also believe that
Islam is the complete and universal version of a primordial (faith existing at or from the
beginning of the time)that was revealed before many times throughout the world, Islam's
most fundamental concept is a rigorous monotheism, called tawhid. God is described in
chapter 112 of the Qur'an as: "Say: He is God, the One and Only; God, the Eternal,
Absolute; He begetteth not, nor is He begotten; And there is none like unto
Him."Muslims and Jews repudiate the Christian doctrine of the Trinity and divinity of
Jesus, comparing it to polytheism. Sizable minorities are also found in Europe, China,
Russia, and the Americas. Islam is the second-largest religion and the fastest-growing
major religion in the world.

In conclusion, Islamic art reflect on society art reflect on society culture of Pakistan very
well because theres so many Muslims in Pakistan that really care about the things
relate/connect with Islam. Islamic art is the mirror of a culture and its world view. There
is no case to which this statement more directly applies than to the art of the Islamic
world. Not only does its art reflect its cultural values, but even more importantly, the way
in which its adherents (someone who supports a particular party, person, or set of
ideas), the Muslims, view the spiritual realm, the universe, life, and the relationship of
the parts to the whole world.