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  • The Qubaa’ Mosque

    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 took part in building it when he was staying with Banu ‘Amr ibn ‘Awf. The Prophet, sallallaahu‘alayhi wa sallam, used to visit it.. More

  • Thoughts from ‘Arafah

    O ‘Arafah! O symbol of the Muslim nation, many are the crowds that stood on your grounds; many are the tears that were shed on your sands; many are the people that got acquainted on your lands; many are the races that blended within your borders; many are the humble whose supplications were answered; and many are the tyrants who were rejected... More

  • Ramadan and Hajj in the Muslim Travelers' Writings

    The Andalusian traveler Ibn Jubayr, born in 539 AH/1145 AD, is one of the most famous Muslim travelers who were interested in writing about Ramadan in their books. Since his early childhood, he received religious education by studying the Quran and its sciences. When he was forty years old, he decided to visit the sacred places of Mecca. He traveled.. More

  • At ‘Arafaat

    The sun rose on the best day in this life, on a Friday that coincided with the day of ‘Arafah, and the noble procession moved from Mina to ‘Arafaat. The crowds of pilgrims moved along with the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. The tribe of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, thought that he would stand along with.. More

  • Thoughts from ‘Arafah

    By: Ahmad ibn Muhammad Hasabo O ‘Arafah! O symbol of the Muslim nation, many are the crowds that stood on your grounds; many are the tears that were shed on your sands; many are the people that got acquainted on your lands; many are the races that blended within your borders; many are the humble whose supplications were answered; and many are.. More

  • ‘Arafaat

    Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And proclaim to the people the Hajj [pilgrimage]; they will come to you on foot and on every lean camel; they will come from every distant pass -that they may witness benefits for themselves and mention the Name of Allah on known days over what He has provided for them of [sacrificial] animals. So eat of them and.. More

  • Towards the Ancient House

    Shaykh ‘Uthmaan Daabu, may Allah have mercy upon him, comes from the Republic of Gambia in the far west of Africa. He lived to be over eighty years of age. I visited him before his death in his modest house in his small village near the city of Banjol. He spoke to me about his long journey fifty years ago to the Ancient House (i.e., the Ka'bah).. More

  • O Pilgrim, Remember the Sanctity of the Ancient House - I

    The sanctity of Makkah as well as the sublime position of the Ancient House is clear even to those who possess modest knowledge and insight. This is clarified in many Quranic verses and Prophetic Hadeeths (narrations). Scholars have also stated this in their books, their rites and in the books of Tafseer (exegesis). Thus, there is no ambiguity on this.. More

  • O Pilgrim, Remember the Sanctity of the Ancient House - II

    … Continued Fifth: As Allah The Almighty has made the House a place of return for people and a place of security, He made it obligatory for Ibraaheem and Ismaa‘eel, may Allah exalt their mention, to purify it for those who perform Tawaaf (circumambulation) and those who are staying there for worship and those who bow and prostrate in.. More

  • The Black Stone - I

    At the heart of the area of Tawaaf (circumambulation), heads and hands crowd around a large, oval, polished silver-framed stone whose color approaches black. People throng together in order to kiss this stone, which is about one and half meters above the ground in the south east corner of the Ka'bah. Muslims believe that this stone will have a tongue.. More

  • The Black Stone - II

    … Continued When the Ka'bah collapsed in 1039 A.H. because of a heavy flood and the Ottoman Sultan Muraad ordered its reconstruction, Imaam Ibn ‘Illaan Al-Makki witnessed this event and recorded in details the stages of rebuilding it. He saw the Stone and said, 'The color of the part of the Stone embedded in the walls of the Ka'bah is.. More

  • The Black Stone - III

    … Continued The incident of the Qaraamitah was not the sole incident in this regard. There were several incidents before and after Islam involving the Black Stone, leaving the marks of cracks or breaking in it. The Sacred House, the Ka'bah, witnessed two fires. The first one was during the rule of the Quraysh before Islam and the Black Stone.. More

  • Al-Multazam: Its Location and Supplication at It - III

    … Continued 4. The narrations of Marfoo’ and Mawqoof Hadeeths: A Marfoo’ narration is one which was said by the Prophet, sallaallhu alayhi wa sallam, while a Mnawqoof narration is one which was said by one of the companions, may Allah be pleased with them. A. The Hadeeth of ‘Abdur-Rahmaan ibn Abi Safwaan, may Allah be pleased.. More

  • Al-Multazam: Its Location and Supplication at It - II

    … Continued D. The fourth opinion is that it is permissible to embrace every part of the Ka’bah. This opinion, though not well-known, is supported by the authentic Sunnah and it indicates that the actions of the Companions, may Allah be pleased with them, were not with the intention of specifying a certain place, but it was according.. More

  • Al-Multazam: Its Location and Supplication at It - I

    The following are some issues related to "Al-Multazam" 1. The origin of the word: Literally the word Multazam in Arabic means the place to hold on firmly to, and it is the name given to the area between the Black Stone and the door of the Ka’bah. It was called this because people hold on to it firmly, as mentioned in Al-Misbaah.. More

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The Qubaa’ Mosque

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