Concealed مكنون

"In your own land seek the hidden flame…. It is unworthy of man to borrow light from elsewhere."
— Al-Hallâj

Ink, acrylic, watercolor on Cotman paper 300 gsm. 50x50 cm.

Date16 June 2012
StatusFor sale: Buy it now

Maknoon (مكنون) designates what has been concealed, “covered up and hidden away from the sun”, and by extension signifies the obscure and arcane, the innermost secret.