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Why Will Allah Allow the Ka’bah to Be Destroyed?

Short Answer: Sister, I know that all of this presents a very disturbing picture for us right now, but you have to understand one important point. That when Allah created everything on earth, He did so for a specific purpose: to test mankind to see which one of them is the best in actions (Qur’an 67:2). The …

Shaban 15th and Changing Qiblah Related Fatwa Issues

Qiblah Finding: Art Made Easier Through Ages

For millions of Muslims around the world, traveling is part of their routine. Whether for studies, business or pleasure, the need to embark on long-distance journeys arises continuously and with this comes the challenge of determining the correct direction of the Qiblah while on such trips.

Towards Al-Aqsa When Kaaba Had Idols

First Qiblah: Towards Jerusalem Because of Idols in The Kaabah?

Short Answer: It had nothing to do with the idols in the Kaabah and everything to do with showing that Islam is a continuation of Judaism and Christianity. Initially, Muslims were commanded to face both the Kaabah and Jerusalem. But, when Prophet Muhammad moved to Madinah, it was geographically and physically impossible to face both qiblahs at the same …

worshiping kabah

Are Muslims Worshiping the Kabah?

Salam Dear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. As you know, the Kabah is the prayer direction for all Muslims around the world; known as kibla in Arabic. So the Kabah does not represent divinity, it only unites all the Muslims around the world, forming a standardized way of …

Prophet Abraham: The Father of Prophets - 3

It was this pinnacle of the life of Abraham which was the completion of his purpose: the building of a place of worship for all of humanity, not for any chosen race or color, for the worship of the One True God. Through the establishment of this house was the guarantee that God…

Why Do We Walk Around A Stone in Makkah?

Peace be upon you our respected Reader, Truly we are immensely pleased to receive your question. We are even more pleased and humbled that you have been following the page and benefiting from it. This is a great source of joy and happiness because we ultimately hope to serve and aid the sincere seekers wherever …

Bible Doesn't Say Abraham Built the Kabaah!

Bible Doesn't Say Abraham Built the Kabaah!

Salam Dear Brothers, Thank you for your comments. The comments are related to Brother Alex’s story about his journey to Islam where he said: “I was never told that the Kaabah was built by Prophet Abraham, and Prophet Ishmael (peace be upon them). And when I found out that the Kaabah was built by them, I …

Revelation, Monotheism and Black Stone

Revelation, Monotheism and Black Stone

Salam Dear Saima, Many thanks for your questions, which as always are welcome in pursuit of the truth and deeper knowledge of Islam. It is the opinion of many anthropologists these days that monotheism was a later development in human religion, and that earlier people worshipped manifestations of nature in the search for the ultimate. …

The Black Stone… An Idol

The Black Stone… An Idol?

Salam Dear Brother, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Your main point is that Islam encourages idolatry. Nothing could be farther from the truth; because no other religion opposes idolatry as vehemently as Islam. As for the Black Stone in the Kabah, it is not an idol; and nobody worships …

Where is the Closest Church to Makkah

Where is the Closest Church to Makkah?

Salam (Peace) Dear Anthony, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. I greet you with the Muslim greeting of peace. The first problem you will encounter in trying to visit the holy city of Makkah is that, as far as I know, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia does not grant visas for …

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