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ادبستان 2015, 6(23): 155-176 Back to browse issues page
Double Application of Black Color in Islamic Mysticism
Mostafa Salari *, Masoomeh Bakhshi Zadeh, Behrooz Roomiani
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Black color, is known and mysterious color in Islamic mysticism which have double application in Islamic mysticism. Given that in the Iranians cultural history and in the Islam black color is considered as a color of darkness and evil we can see a symbol of darkness of color in Islamic mysticism. However a part of function of Black color in Islamic mysticism is in contrast to the first function. Black color in some mystical texts, indicates sacredness, divinity and nature of God. This trend is apparently affected by the influence of the Yazidis ideas in Islamic mysticism. Yazidieh is special mystical sect which have unique ideas. An attitude that has created wide impact particularly in view of changing the symbolic meaning of the black color.

Keywords: Islamic mysticism, symbol, color, black, Yazidieh.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/06/13 | Accepted: 2016/06/13 | Published: 2016/06/13
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Salari M, Bakhshi Zadeh M, Roomiani B. Double Application of Black Color in Islamic Mysticism. ادبستان. 2015; 6 (23) :155-176
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