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The full name of this mosque is Jami’ Sayyid al-Shuhada’. It was built at Uhud where Hamzah ibn ‘Abd al-Muttalib, the Prophet’s uncle, and the rest of Uhud martyrs had been buried.

Appreciating the Mosques of Madinah

Appreciating the Mosques of Madinah

The long history and complex architectural development of the Prophet’s Mosque represent a narrative of the development of Islamic civilization, along with the evolution and maturation of the identity of Islamic architecture.

The Miqat Mosque - One of the Most Visited Mosques in Madinah

The Miqat Mosque - One of the Most Visited Mosques in Madinah

The miqat mosque marks the station for hajj and ‘umrah pilgrims from the city of Madinah and the pilgrims passing through it. At that point, male pilgrims must wear the two pieces of white cloth called ihram – female pilgrims can wear any appropriate dress…

Story of the Two Qiblahs Mosque in Madinah

Story of the Two Qiblahs Mosque in Madinah

This is an important historical mosque. It is one of the earliest mosques in Islam. It was established during the Prophet’s time for an outlying neighborhood of Madinah. Its significance lies in the fact that after the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)…

Quba’ - The First Mosque the Prophet Muhammad Built in Madinah

The First Mosque the Prophet Muhammad Built in Madinah

The Quba’ mosque was the first mosque associated with Prophet Muhammad and his prophethood mission. He personally participated in its construction. He was the first to place a stone on the qiblah side, followed by Abu Bakr al-Siddiq and ‘Umar…

Why Hypocrisy Appeared in Madinah

There were obvious reasons for the phenomenon of hypocrisy to appear in Madinah. The early Muslims in Makkah were neither strong nor influential enough to make people fear them or try to appease them. Indeed, the people of Makkah, and its leaders and notables in particular, opposed the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) …

From Jewish Rabbi to a Blessed Companion of the Prophet

From Jewish Rabbi to a Blessed Companion of the Prophet

He was born in Madinah in a Jewish family. He was a rich person and a good scholar of Torah. People considered him a rabbi. His name was Al-Hosayn ibn Salam. He was from one of the Jewish tribes known as Banu Qaynuqa, but later he became a companion of the Prophet (peace be upon him) from among the Ansar of Madinah.

6 Things to Know About the Prophet's Grave

6 Things to Know About the Prophet's Grave

The Prophet (peace be upon him) was buried in Aisha’s house where he was staying at the time of his death. Our Prophet’s wives lived in small, simple houses next to the Masjid. The houses of Aisha and Hafsa (may Allah be pleased with them) were located…



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