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  • Al-Madeenah Al-Munawwarah

    Things to keep in mind Before leaving to Madeenah, it is good to learn and keep in mind a few points that will help you maximize your benefits during your stay at the Prophet's Masjid: To keep one's focus on the spiritual aspect of the experience, one must remember that the intensity of the feelings people experience may cause some to become.. More

  • This is Makkah

    Honourable Makkah, the Secure City; Allah has distinguished it from among all places and made it sacred from the day He created the heavens and the earth. Allah commanded Prophet Ibraaheem, may Allah exalt his mention, to build the first House on earth for Allah to be worshipped in at this spot and sent down the Black Stone from Paradise as a.. More

  • A glimpse on the history of Makkah

    History informs us about what happened during specific points in the past as well as events that have taken place over time and gives us information related to this. Such information may be true or false, and every Muslim is obliged to seek the truth and confirm any information he hears so that he may ascertain what is correct from what is fabricated... More

  • Visiting Al-Madeenah

    Sa’eed Ibn Al-Musayyib may Allah be pleased with him reported from Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, that the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: “You should not undertake a specialjourney to visit any place other than the three Mosques: the Sacred Mosque of Makkah, this Mosque of mine, and Al-Aqsa Mosque (in Jerusalem).”.. More

  • The value of glorifying the Sacred City

    The importance of values lies in the fact that they are the criterion by which people, ideologies, actions, positions and subjects can be judged and measured; moreover, values decide the identity of the community; the values in a given community have a direct effect and influence on the manners and conduct which the members of that community adopt. Whenever.. More

  • Makkah - The dearest of all lands to Allah and His Messenger

    The value of glorifying the Sacred City: The importance of values lies in the fact that they are the criterion by which people, ideologies, actions, positions and subjects can be judged and measured; moreover, values decide the identity of the community; the values in a given community have a direct effect and influence on the manners and conduct which.. More

  • The Standing Place of Ibraaheem, may Allah exalt his mention

    It is the stone that Ibraaheem, may Allah exalt his mention, stood on when he was building Al-Bayt Al-Haraam. The story of the building of the Ka‘bah was narrated by Al-Bukhari on the authority of Ibn ‘Abbaas, may Allah be pleased with him. He said that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "Then Ibraaheem (Abraham).. More

  • Virtues of Al-Masjid Al-Haraam

    Makkah is the ancient House, the sacred and the safe sanctuary which Allah The Almighty honored and elevated. It has a great status and elevated rank that is unequalled. How could it not be so when it has the first House of worship established for mankind where they could worship Allah The Almighty and get closer to Him. It is the House that was rebuilt.. More

  • Al-Masjid Al-Ḥaraam (The Sacred Mosque in Makkah)

    Al-Masjid Al-Ḥaraam includes the Ka‘bah, the area around it that is allocated for Tawaaf (circumambulation), the buildings of the mosque, the equipped praying spaces, and all the expansions that the mosque has undergone throughout history. Al-Masjid Al-Ḥaraam is located in the heart of the valley of Ibraheem, may Allah exalt his mention... More

  • Merits of Al-Madeenah An-Nabawiyyah (The Prophetic City) - I

    It is Taybah and Taabah and ‘The Abode.’ These are some of the names given to Madeenah of the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. Its being the abode goes back to the safety and stability one finds in it. Both Taybah and Taabah refer to the good and pleasant smell. Thus, it is secure and stable, of good living and pleasant.. More

  • Mounts As-Safa and Al-Marwah are Among the Symbols of Allah

    Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {Indeed, As-Safa and Al-Marwah are among the Symbols of Allah. So whoever makesHajj to the House or performs ‘Umrah [lesser pilgrimage] - there is no blame upon him for walking between them. And whoever volunteers good - then indeed, Allah is Appreciative and Knowing.} [Quran 2:158] Sa‘y (walking) between.. More

  • The Noble Rawdhah

    This is located inside Al-Masjid An-Nabawi (the Prophetic Mosque). To its east lies the room of ‘Aa’ishah, the Mother of the Believers, may Allah be pleased with her, and to its west is the pulpit of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. To its south is the wall of the mosque which contains the Mihraab (prayer niche) of the Prophet,.. More

  • As-Safa and Al-Marwah

    These are the two famous mountains/hills that are located in Al-Masjid Al-Haraam (the Grand Mosque) in Makkah. As-Safa was once connected to the mountain of Abu Qubays, while Al-Marwah was connected to the mountain of Qu‘ayqi‘aan. However, during the expansion process in Al-Masjid Al-Haraam, As-Safa and Al-Marwah were separated from them.. More

  • ‘Arafah

    The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “Hajj is ‘Arafah.” [At-Tirmithi and An-Nasaa’i] This proves the importance of this pillar of Hajj to the extent that it is like the entire Hajj itself. ‘Arafah is located outside the borders of the Haram (Sacred Precinct) as it is nearly twenty-one kilometers away.. More

  • Merits Of Al-Madeenah An-Nabawiyyah - II

    (Continued) 7- The superiority of living in it: it is given preference over any other town as proven in many authentic Hadeeths. It was narrated that The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “Yemen will be conquered and some people will come and make it alluring to them and invite them to migrate to it, thereupon they.. More

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