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Holy Cities Gear Up for Ramadan Rush

Islam’s holiest sites, the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah, are fully geared to welcome thousands of Muslim Umrah pilgrims during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, which’s half a week away, Saudi Gazette reported. “The Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques has unprecedented arrangements to welcomes the …

Story of the Two Qiblahs Mosque in Madinah

Story of the Two Qiblahs Mosque in Madinah

This is an important historical mosque. It is one of the earliest mosques in Islam. It was established during the Prophet’s time for an outlying neighborhood of Madinah. Its significance lies in the fact that after the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)…

Story of Umar and the Roman Ambassador

Story of Umar and the Roman Ambassador

Once the ambassador of the Emperor of Rome came to Madinah with many gifts, he inquired from the people the whereabouts of the palace of the King. The people replied…

What Prophet Said When He Arrived in Madinah

What Prophet Said When He Arrived in Madinah

In an inspiring connection between our spiritual life and physical life, the Prophet lists praying at night along with feeding the hungry, greeting each other and maintaining family ties.

Story of the New Khandaq Mosque in Madinah

Story of the New Khandaq Mosque in Madinah

In the immediate vicinity of this mosque, the historical “Seven Mosques” are located. The mosque was established in 2007. Just a few years ago, it became fully operational. Due to the topography of the site, the mosque is somewhat awkwardly situated…

Why Did the Prophet Muhammad Order to Burn This Mosque?

Why Did Prophet Muhammad Order to Burn This Mosque?

Masjid ad-Dirar was a mosque built in Madinah by a monk named Abu Amir and some hypocrites. It was built close to masjid Quba’ with the intention of mischief and plots to disuniting the Muslims. After it was built, Abu Amir invited the Prophet to pray in it.

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The full name of this mosque is Jami’ Sayyid al-Shuhada’. It was built at Uhud where Hamzah ibn ‘Abd al-Muttalib, the Prophet’s uncle, and the rest of Uhud martyrs had been buried.

Appreciating the Mosques of Madinah

Appreciating the Mosques of Madinah

The long history and complex architectural development of the Prophet’s Mosque represent a narrative of the development of Islamic civilization, along with the evolution and maturation of the identity of Islamic architecture.



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