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Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa Mosque: The Same?

Short Answer: The entire Noble Sanctuary, including both the Dome of the Rock mosque and over one sixth of Jerusalem’s old city, is considered al-Aqsa Mosque. The entire sanctuary, including both mosques, is of the utmost sacredness and symbolic regard to Muslims across the world. We, as Muslims, should be more concerned with schemes to portray the …

Al-Israa: Areas of Focus in the Occasion

Al-Israa: Important Areas of Focus

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Al-Israa and Al-Miraj are a golden opportunity that Muslims should seize to learn some important lessons related to the Sacred mosques, the Prophet, Prayer, etc. 2-We have …

Israa and Miraj story

Read the Story of Israa' and Mi`raj to Your Kids

Editor’s note: In a narrative writing style, Family page presents to parents the story of Isra and Mi`raj so that they can read it to their young kids during the occasion. With a soft voice and in a spiritual atmosphere, gather your kids and read to them this article, or you can even record it in …

Al-Aqsa

The Al-Aqsa Mosque Through the Ages

When Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) received the command from God to lead the Muslim community in five daily prayers, their prayers were directed towards the holy city of Jerusalem. For Muslims, the city of Jerusalem is an important site. As the home of numerous prophets of Islam such as Dawud (David), Sulayman (Solomon), and …

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Why Did The Prophet Only See Women Being Punished?

Walaikum Asalam Sister, Thank you for your compliments and following our work here. And thank you for trusting us with your question. It would seem that you have either read a bad translation of the narration of the night journey or received some bad information. Both men and women were seen by the Prophet (PBUH) …

What Are the Fruits of the Prophet’s Ascension?

What Are the Fruits of the Prophet’s Ascension?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In the very beginning, we would like to note that the Prophet was really depressed and dejected. His beloved wife Khadijah, a source …

Why Do We Celebrate Al-Mi'raj?

Salam Sabreen, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Allah says in the Holy Quran: {Glory to (God) Who did take His servant for a Journey by night from the Sacred Mosque to the farthest Mosque, whose precincts We did bless,- in order that We might show him some of …



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