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What's Inside the Ka`bah?

The Ka’bah is the sacred House of God situated in the middle of the Holy mosque in the city of Makkah, in Saudi Arabia.

Night Journey: Heavens Have a Ka`bah Too

Night Journey: Heavens Have a Ka`bah Too

Did you know that there is a K`abah in the heavens? In the Night journey, the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) saw Prophet Ibrahim setting by Al-Bait Al-Ma`mur or the Frequented House, which is described as the Heavens’ Ka`bah. Why is it named so? And what do angels do over there? Join …

The Night Journey: Shift in Spiritual AuthorityThe Night Journey: Shift in Spiritual Authority

The Night Journey: Shift in Spiritual Authority

There are simple facts that have their roots in the blessed journey of Al-Israa’ and Al-Mi`raj (Night Journey and Ascension of Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him). These facts flow along the flowery garden of the biography of the Prophet. As we see in the Noble Qur’an, the story of the Night Journey …

Muslim Convert Overjoyed Over First Umrah

Muslim Convert Overjoyed Over First Umrah

Converting to Islam 19 years ago, Dawud David Lynas, from Leeds, recalled a sense of overjoy after successfully travelling to the holy city of Makkah to perform umrah for the first time in his life.

From Heaven to Earth - Where did Adam First Land?

Where did Adam put his feet when he landed on Earth? He descended in the mountains of Ceylon – or Sri Lanka – known in antiquity as Sarandeep (The Island of Diamonds). I myself tried to climb that mountain and get to the top of it where exists, according to popular legend…

After 2016 Boycott, Iranians to Resume Hajj

Following a year full of tensions, Saudi Arabia announced Friday, March 17, that Iranian pilgrims will participate in this year’s annual hajj, after agreeing on security and logistics.



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