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

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.

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