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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 …

The Reason of the Qibla Change

The Reason of the Qibla Change

One of the important features of the month of Shabaan is the Qibla change, which occurred on the 15th of Shabaan. Before this, Muslims used to pray facing Al-Aqsa Mosque, then Allah the Almighty changed their prayers direction (Qibla) to Kabaah. While he was in Makkah, Prophet Muhammad (SAW) used to pray in a position …

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