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Holiest City

How Did Our Holiest City Start?

Makkah is the most sacred place on earth for Muslims.It’s a city in the Tihamah plain of western Arabian Peninsula. It lies at 70 km inland from the Red Sea in a narrow valley at a height of 277 m above sea level. According to 2012 estimates, Makkah had roughly two million people, although visitors …

Relics of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) on Show at Mosque - About Islam

Relics of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) on Show at Mosque

The relics are from the Jama Masjid of Delhi, one of the largest mosques in India, commissioned in 1644 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, who also built the Taj Mahal CAPE TOWN – A Cape Town mosque is exhibiting relics believed to belong to Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him), inone of the mosque’s proudest …

Repeating Hajj Over & Over Again - About Islam

Repeating Hajj Over & Over Again

We must consider the difficulties that presently result from the extreme crowding, on account of which every year many people lose the spiritual meaning and the sacredness of the Pilgrimage in all the shouting, shoving, wrangling, and fighting.

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