prayer mat

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Noun1.prayer mat - a small rug used by Muslims during their devotionsprayer mat - a small rug used by Muslims during their devotions
mihrab - (Islam) a design in the shape of niche in a Muslim prayer rug; during worship the niche must be pointed toward Mecca
carpet, carpeting, rug - floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
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prayer mat

ntappeto da preghiera (usato dagli Islamici)
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There are wall hangings similar in appearance to prayer mats which do have Islamic scriptures on them and I wonder if this is where the confusion has arisen.
Get out your prayer mats and your hymn books and turn to page 103.
On Day 2 of the attack, the volunteers embarked on removing all traces of blood on the prayer mats, restored power and equipped the mosque with air conditioners.
I worked for many years alongside Muslim colleagues who would use our workplace prayer room two or three times a day, and they used prayer mats to do this.
According to estimates, some two million pilgrims are expected to spend more than 4 billion riyals (about Dh4 billion) on a range of items from prayer mats to ornaments.
Desert Store sells Islamic clothing and items such as prayer mats and jewellery.
I hadn't held out much hope when I saw Des Lynam and Gary Lineker plastered across the tabloids kneeling on prayer mats, the implication that only Allah or a miracle would work.
FOR A GOOD CAUSE: Bahjat Najmi, right, distributing prayer mats to Indian pilgrims in Makkah.
So many people attended that the car park had to be emptied and extra prayer mats laid out so all the worshippers could be accommodated.
The clubs acted to give Hibs stars Merouane Zemmama and Abdessalam Benjelloun privacy to unfurl their prayer mats.
A local vendor, Ali Al-Omari, says each pilgrim has the freedom to choose gifts for his relatives, friends and neighbors, and he usually classifies them into categories; some are for children, like toys and nuts, some are for women, such as silver and gold rings, incense, copies of the Qur'an and prayer mats, and some are for the elderly and young men, such as rosaries, caps, umbrellas and models of the holy sites.
Muslims will be issued with prayer mats and alarm clocks to wake them for prayers.