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Changing Qibla

Changing Qibla: What Happened in Madinah?

Short Answer: 18 months after the Prophet’s migration to Madinah, new Quranic revelations instructed the Prophet and the Muslims to turn towards the Kabah in Makkah when they prayed. Changing Qibla was a major milestone and Allah revealed a long passage in the Quran, which runs from verse 106 to verse 150 of Chapter 2. This process …

Makkah, Jerusalem and Slavery

Makkah, Jerusalem and Slavery

Salam Dear Noshir, Thank you for your questions and for contacting Ask About Islam. I pray to Allah to help me do my best to clarify some of the issues that you have raised in your questions. I- The Ka`bah It is true that Allah commanded Ibrahim (Abraham) and his son Isma`il (Ishmael)to build al-Ka`bah. It …

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