Entries by zaheed

The Ka’abah

Hajar al-Aswad (The Black Stone), which is set in the eastern corner of the Ka’bah. Tawaf is started and ended by facing this sacred stone. Throughout the ages, innumerable people including many of the Prophets (upon them be peace), the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be on him) himself, the Sahabah (may Allah […]

Makkah

In Surah Al-Imran, Allah (Glorified and Exalted is He) states: “Verily, the first House (of worship) appointed for mankind was that at Bakkah (Makkah), full of blessing, and a guidance for Al-Alamin (mankind and jinn).” [3:96] When the Muslims conquered Makkah. The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be on him) said, “Allah had made […]