Cave of Thawr

Jabal Thawr (Arabic: جبل ثور‎) (Mount Bull) is the name of a mountain in Saudi Arabia. it is located in the lower part of Makkah to the south of the district of Misfalah. Height of the mountain is 1,405 m (4,610 ft). It is the second cave after Cave Hira, which has significance importance in the history of Islam. Mount Thawr has [...]

Hajar-e-Aswad – The Black Stone

The Black Stone (Arabic: ٱلْحَجَرُ ٱلْأَسْوَد‎, al-Ḥajaru al-Aswad) is a black stone set into the eastern corner of the Kabaah. The Black Stone was originally a single piece of rock. But today consists of a number of fragmented pieces which have been cemented together. They are surrounded by a silver frame. Frame is fastened by silver nails to the Kabaa's outer wall. [...]

Hateem – Part of Holy Kabaah

Hateem is a low wall area originally part of the Kabaah. A semi-circular wall opposite, but not connected to, the north-west wall of the Kabaah known as the Hatīm. This is 90cm (35 in) in height and 1.5m (4.9 ft) in width and is composed of white marble. At one time the space lying between the Hatīm and the Kabaah belonged to the Kabaah itself, and for [...]

Madinah Munawarah – The Enlighted City

Madinah Munawarrah (the Enlighted city) is the second Holiest city after Makkah. Madinah is 210 miles (340 km) north of Makkah. It is about 120 miles (190 km) from the Red Sea coast. It is situated in the most fertile part of all the Hejaz territory. The streams of the vicinity tending to converge in the locality of city. [...]

Cave of Hira

The Cave of Hira has a significance importance in the history of Islam. The cave is situated at height of 270 m on the mountain, Jabal-e-Noor. The mountain is about 3 Kilometres from Makkah in Hejaz Region of Saudi Arabia. There is nothing on the mountain except some un-grown thorny bushes. The peak of the [...]

Significance and Sunnah of Drinking Zamzam

Tasteless but when you take a sip; it feels like it goes directly to your heart and touches your soul to purify it. It is Zamzam, the miraculous water on the earth. the water is cure for many diseases of our body and it nourishes our soul as well. Zamzam is the name of the [...]

Maqam-e-Ibrahim

Kabaah is heaven on earth, when we look at it we feel the warmth and love of Almighty ALLAH. The house of ALLAH was primarily built by Hazrat Adam (A.S). It was badly affected during the flood in Noah’s (A.S) time. After many years when Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S) and Hazrat Ismail (A.S) came to Makkah, [...]

Method of wearing Ihram

When ALLAH (S.W.T) wants to bless us, HE gives us an opportunity to visit HIS Holy House Kabaah. Before entering in boundaries of Makkah (Miqat) for the intention of Hajj and Umrah, one must have to be in the state of Ihram. Ihram is an Arabic word which means Haram or make forbidden. Ihram is [...]