Symbolism in the traditional Kelantan Malay house. The upper part of the house (roof with 'tumpal'structure) symbolizes the upper part of human body. (Source : Muhammad Afandi Yahya, "Simbolisma Dalam Seni Bina Rumah Melayu Kelantan".)
The diagram of "Gunung Ledang/Tanjung Kupang" by Syed Ahmad Jamal. The 'tumpal' structure (triangular), here again relates to Malay-Islamic cosmology, in this case, seven zones corresponding to the seven heavenly spheres.
Gathering of the opposite principles. (Source: Laleh Bakhtiar, "SUFI, Expression of the Mystic Quest").
A round conceptual map showing the stages of ascend and descend according to 'Ala al-dawlah Simmani. Chart from Ardatan and Bakhtiar. (Source: Laleh Bakhtiar, "SUFI, Expression of the Mystic Quest").
Our solar system. The 3 illustrations show the results of a computer simulation of the formation of our solar system, adapted from G.W. Wehterill. (Source: "Universe", 2nd. edition, Kaufmann).
Circumpolar star trails. Perhaps Van Gogh's veil was opened and he saw this before he worked on his seminal "Starry Night". (Source: "Universe", 2nd. edition, Kaufmann).
The enormous size of the known universe. Each successive black sphere is a thousand million times as big as the one before it. (Source: Tony Buzan, "Use Your Head").