Aestheticism in Islam: A Brief Analysis

اسلام میں جمالیات کا تصور: ایک اجمالی جائزہ


  • Dr. Sher Mehrani Assistant Professor, Department of Sindhi, University of Karachi
  • Dr. Anwar ud Din Kaka Assistant Professor, Govt. Degree Boys College, Gulistan-e-Johar, Karachi
  • Porf. Kashif Ali Professor, Department of Pakistan Studies, Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Karachi


Aestheticism, Islamic Teachings, Contemporary Discourse, Islamic Theology


Aestheticism in Islam constitutes a multifaceted exploration that delves into the intrinsic beauty woven into the fabric of Islamic theology, culture, and practice. This paper undertakes a comprehensive examination of the various dimensions of aestheticism within Islam, ranging from the individual's pursuit of beauty to the profound reverence for the natural world and the sublime. Drawing upon Islamic teachings and traditions, it explores the concept of aestheticism as not merely an adornment, but a deeply ingrained aspect of faith and spirituality. Through a critical lens, the paper navigates through the rich tapestry of Islamic art, architecture, literature, and everyday life, shedding light on the intricate interplay between aesthetics and Islamic values such as unity, harmony, and transcendence. Furthermore, it investigates the role of aesthetic experiences in fostering a deeper connection with the Divine and enhancing spiritual awareness among believers. By synthesizing historical perspectives with contemporary discourse, this analysis aims to contribute to a nuanced understanding of aestheticism in Islam and its enduring significance in shaping the Muslim identity and cultural heritage.




How to Cite

Dr. Sher Mehrani, Dr. Anwar ud Din Kaka, & Porf. Kashif Ali. (2024). Aestheticism in Islam: A Brief Analysis : اسلام میں جمالیات کا تصور: ایک اجمالی جائزہ. Al-Mithaq ( Research Journal of Islamic Theology), 3(01), 01–08. Retrieved from