Prayer Stones

6 November 2010

Imam Mosque Esfahan

There are two main branches of Islam - Sunni and Shiites. Iranians are Shiites. When they pray they put a small stone on the floor in-front of them, and this is what they touch their heads to.

Focal Length:105mm
Exposure:1/250 sec
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