Karaman Imaret Mosque and Minaret Karaman Imaret Mosque and Minaret, This Imaret is the Mirror of the Administrative Spirit of the Karamanoğulları Principality.
It was built by Karamanoğlu 2. İbrahim Bey in the central İmaret District of Karaman. It is a mosque with two-storey high minaret with a central dome made of cut stone and rooms inside.
Masjid armory / tabhane healing dormitory was built in 1433 as a complex consisting of a madrasa and soup kitchen. Adjacent to the mosque, there is İbrahim Bey's tomb (mausoleum) to the west, and its fountain to the north. Two wooden door wings belonging to the imaret reflect all the characteristics of Karaman Wooden Art.
With a decent writing on both doors
"The door is open, please enter and eat the goods"
phrase is written. These gates are protected by the Istanbul Turkish and Islamic artifacts museum.
Bâbunâ meftûhun li-men dahâle: Our door is open to those who enter!
Mâlunâ mubâhun li-men ekele: Our wealth is halal for the one who eats!
Which Way Does the Door of Honor of Mosques Show?
What is Mosque Honor?
The minarets of the mosques are made to be noticed from afar and to provide easy access. It was also built specifically for muezzins to make their voices heard in ancient times. The ledge with a balcony shaped ruffle at the highest point of this balcony is called cheers.
Why is the Mosque Honor?
The two most attention-grabbing points in minarets are the realm and cheers. Alem is the highest point of the minaret and is also called the flag. The realms in minarets are made in the form of the "Moon", which is seen as the symbol of religion.
Şerefe is the most decorated part of the minaret. He does not care much about all the other details of the minaret, but care is taken to build very solidly from the base.
Which Way Does the Door of Mosque Honors Show?
It is one of the most curious questions about mosques. This question can be answered as the south for our country. However, the purpose is to make the door of honor facing the Kaaba. Since we, as a country, are geographically in the northern hemisphere, our gates will point to the south. In mosques to be located in the south of the Kaaba, this will be the opposite.
Where Does The Mosque Minaret Entrance Door Show?
The information we have given you above refers to the door through which you go up to the balcony of the minaret. However, the door below, which is the entrance door of the minaret, points to the North. Muezzins, who have entered from the North and traveled to the South, read the Adhan there. People sometimes do not understand the difference between these two doors. The entrance door of the minaret points to the North, while the Şerefe gate points to the South.
How Many Kinds of Cheers Are There?
Mimar Sinan is one of the first names that come to mind when it comes to mosque construction. According to him, there are five types of cheers.
Four and six armed double rows of tasseled cheers