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The Rock Inside the Aqsa Mosque - What's it All About?

The Rock Inside the Aqsa Mosque - What's it All About?

The only thing in the Islamic authentic tradition that could be loosely linked with the Rock is the moment when the Prophet arrived at Al-Aqsa Mosque during his Night Journey (Al-Isra’) from the al-Masjid al-Haram. The Prophet (peace be upon him) was riding…

Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa Mosque: The Same?

Short Answer: The entire Noble Sanctuary, including both the Dome of the Rock mosque and over one sixth of Jerusalem’s old city, is considered al-Aqsa Mosque. The entire sanctuary, including both mosques, is of the utmost sacredness and symbolic regard to Muslims across the world. We, as Muslims, should be more concerned with schemes to portray the …

Is Masjid al-Aqsa Part of The Temple Mount?

Asalamu Alaikum Mustafa,  Thank you for your question, I will try to answer it point-by-point insha’Allah.  al-Masjid al-Aqsa You asked: I have heard that al-Masjid al-Aqsa is not the Dome of the Rock, but a mosque built next to the Dome of the Rock site. Is this the case?  In fact, al-Masjid-al-Aqsa is not the Dome of …



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