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How was changing the qibla a test for early Muslims?

Qibla Change.. The Test Early Muslims Had to Take

Allah clearly mentioned in the Quran one of the most important attributes of the believers. {It does not behoove a believer, male or female, that when Allah and His Messenger have decided an affair they should exercise a choice. And whoever disobeys Allah and His Messenger has strayed to manifest error} (Al‐ Ahzab 33:36) This …

Why Was the Qiblah Changed From Jerusalem to Makkah?

Why Was the Qiblah Changed from Jerusalem to Makkah?

The change of the qiblah is a declaration by God of the perfection of the first religion as the final religion for mankind. Through the two mystical events in the life of the final messenger, Muhammad, God completes and perfects the religion for humanity….

One Qiblah, United Community

One Qiblah, United Community

It was a brand new community, encompassing people from different ethnic groups, social classes, religious and educational backgrounds. They had all reasons to disagree and fight in between themselves, and they did fight before Islam; but they had one main cause to unite for: Allah, the Almighty, and His beloved Prophet (peace and blessings be …

Yasir Qadhi: All About the Qiblah Change (Video)

Dr. Yasir Qadhi Recounts Story of Qibla Change

Watch in this video Prophetic approach to the religious identities of Madinah’s groups. Praying towards Ka`bah and Jerusalem at the same time? The Special status of Jerusalem. Which is the holiest land? Relationship with the Jews in Madinah. The Most blessed human beings and the most. Fulfilling the Prophet’s wish. Reactions to the change of …

The Qiblah and Unity of Muslim Nation

The Qiblah and Unity of the Muslim Nation

In the beginning of Islam Muslims prayed facing Baytul Maqdis in Jerusalem; a shared Qiblah between the Muslims and the Jews. Then not long after the migration to Madinah the Prophet received a divine order to change the Qiblah and pray towards Al-Masjid Al-Haram.

8 Questions on Kabah & Change of Qibla

8 Questions on Kabah & Change of Qibla

The Qibla change was a special moment in the Muslim history that connects between Kabah and Al-Aqsa. Below you can find answers for frequently asked questions about the Kabah, Qibla and the incident of the Qibla change. What is the Kabah? The Kabah is a cubic building in the middle of Al-Masjid Al-Haram in Makkah. …

Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Winged Horse and Childhood Memories

Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Winged Horse and Childhood Memories

Growing up in a non-Muslim country, I did not hear much about the sacred Aqsa Mosque from my parents. Like others, they focused on raising my siblings and I on becoming familiar with the five pillars of Islam. Much effort was put into teaching us the significance of worships including the daily prayers and fasting. We also …

Kaaba, Mecca

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.



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