Ja’-I-Namaz

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JA’-I-NAMAZ . جاى نماز
Persian. “The place of prayer.” A term used in Asia for the small mat or carpet on which a Muslim prays. It is called in Arabic Sujjadah and Musalla.
The carpet is about five feet in length, and has a point or Qiblah worked in the pattern to mark the place for prostration.

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam