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Holiest City

How Did Our Holiest City Start?

Makkah is the most sacred place on earth for Muslims. It’s a city in the Tihamah plain of western Arabian Peninsula. It lies at 70 km inland from the Red Sea in a narrow valley at a height of 277 m above sea level. According to 2012 estimates, Makkah had roughly two million people, although visitors …

Rooftops

Plant Your Vegetables On Your Rooftops

Rooftops of buildings are usually large areas overcrowded with junk and useless objects. With a little effort and money, these rooftops can be transformed to mini-gardens that produce vegetables and fruits, free from hormones and pesticides. Many countries have embarked on projects to increase the amount of greenery on rooftops. This provides a good opportunity …

Visiting the City of the Beloved

Visiting Madinah, the City of the Beloved

Visiting Madinah is not a rite of Hajj or `Umrah, but the unique merits of the Prophet’s city and his mosque attract every pilgrim to visit it. Muslims’ hearts are always drawn to the city that witnessed the construction of the edifice of Islam and from which the shining rays of the message spread. Muslims …

Hijrah: Environmental Turning Point for Medina

The Prophet Muhammad’s hijrah, or immigration, from Mecca to Medina brought about dynamic changes at the individual and societal levels. The Hijrah reshaped the Arabian Peninsula socially, politically and physically. It also continues to provide many deep, subtle but important lessons. According to an article in Productive Muslim, “Hijrah is a process of transfer to …



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