Drawing the Soul Towards Truth: Muslim and Hindu Sacred Geometry

Thursday, September 10th 2020 to Thursday, December 10th 2020

Drawing the Soul toward Truth explored Islamic and Hindu geometric design in their particularities and as a tool of interfaith dialog. The art in this show facilitated new thoughts, ideas, and relationships, creating opportunities for inquiry and learning for the benefit of students, spiritual communities, and others.

This online exhibition featured geometric design as an expression of faith and its use in the theology, art, and history of Islam and Hinduism. This includes geometry as a tool of representation of divinity, divine communion, or unlocking the language of creation.

Guest curated by Rachelle Syed, GTU PhD Student

In partnership with the GTU's Center for Islamic Studies and Center for Dharma Studies.

The following events related to the exhibition have been recorded and made avilable on YouTube:

Opening celebration

Interfaith Roundtable with artists Zahra Ammar, Sarah Mohr & Adriel Ramirez   

Sacred Art as a Medium for Interreligious Dialogue panel discussion with Dr. Tasim Kassam, Dr. Kathryn Barush, and Dr. Vijaya