What is the significance of Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque? Why did Allah choose Al-Aqsa Mosque as the Qiblah before the Ka`bah?
Tag: significance of Jerusalem
Short Answer: Islam considers Al-Aqsa Mosque as one of the earliest and the most noteworthy places of worship of God. Muslims were commanded to turn towards this mosque in Jerusalem for prayer, before the Kaabah in Makkah was declared as the qiblah (the direction to which Muslim pray). Muslims have a mutual claim to the Holy Land with the Christians …
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