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15 Mesmerizing Mosque Ceilings of Iran That Appear To Be Influenced By Psychedelia

Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

The Islamic Mosques of Iran are known not only for their sacred significance but for their breathtaking architectural designs. With geometric patterns and an astonishing use of colour, these spiritual locations are among the most beautiful creations of man.

The beauty of these mosques is captivating inside and out, but it is the mesmerizing detail in the ceilings of these exquisite sanctuaries that will truly amaze you. Even more interesting is the visionary quality to each of these gigantic works of art. Reminiscent of the brightly coloured, kaleidoscopic effect that many report from intense spiritual or psychedelic experiences, it beckons the question…

“Were these masterpieces created in honour of the spiritual visions that a naturally occurring, or even accidental psychedelic experience could result in?”

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