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  • The Prophet's Mosque [Al-Masjid An-Nabawi]

    Building Al-Masjid An-Nabawi was the first thing that the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) did when he arrived in Madeenah. He built it on a piece of land that he had bought from two orphans at the Banu An-Najjaar district. The Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) himself participated in the heavy work of construction with all.. More

  • The Archers’ Mountain

    This is a small mountain to the north of the Mosque of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, at a three-kilometer distance outside Madeenah. This is the mountain that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, ordered the archers to remain on during the Battle of Uhud. The number of archers was fifty men who were in charge of protecting.. More

  • Mount Uhud

    Mount Uhud is the largest mountain in Madeenah. It is located in the north of Madeenah and it consists of a group of mountains that extends from the east to the west with a length of seven kilometers. Its width is almost three kilometers, and it is at a distance of five kilometers from the mosque of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam... More

  • Zamzam Water: The history & significance - I

    Introduction Allah has made all living creatures out of water. People require water for almost everything; for agriculture, construction, transportation, and for cooling and heating. But not all water carries the same value and significance? Muslims refer to the water of Zamzam as something revered and unique. They crave this mysterious liquid and.. More

  • Zamzam Water: The history & significance -II

    Venerable even before Islam After the rebirth of Zamzam on the hands of Abdul-Muttalib, the Makkans accorded Zamzam the veneration it deserved. They used to drink from Zamzam whenever they were about to engage in matter of grave importance. Al-Haarith Ibn Khaleefah As-Sa'di narrated that Quraysh always commenced their preparation to fend enemies.. More

  • Zamzam Water: The history & significance -III

    The chemical analysis of Zamzam Water Dr. Ahmad 'Abdul-Qaadir Al-Muhandiss indicates that the results of chemical analyses show that Zamzam Water is pure water, without color or smell, has a distinct taste, and its hydrogen exponent is 7.5, indicating that it is alkaline to some extent. A study conducted in American laboratories showed that traces.. More

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The Qubaa’ Mosque is considered one of the glorified mosques in Islam; it was the first mosque that was ever built in Al-Madeenah Al-Munawwarah. The Prophet, , himself placed its first stones and...More