Category Archives: Mosques

The only Ayah of Quran that was revealed inside the Kaaba

Do you know which is the only ayah in the Quran that was revealed inside the Kaaba in Masjid al-Haraam, the Sacred Mosque or Baitullah, the House of Allah? Today let us learn about this ayah, understand the amazing reason for which it was revealed, and also appreciate the miracle that exists to this day! In pre-Islamic times the Arabs used to regard the sanctity of Kaaba but in their own way. During the days of Hajj, the services of providing water to the pilgrims was entrusted to Abbas (radhiallahu anhu), the uncle of the Prophet Sallallahu alayhi wassallam. The custodial duty of keeping the keys to the House of Allah and, of opening and closing Read more ...

Israel Trying to Destroy Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israel braces for reaction to proposed law that would allow Jews to pray in the grounds of Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque. Occupied East Jerusalem - Until a few weeks ago, most Israeli and Palestinian pundits dismissed the possibility of a Palestinian uprising in the near future. However, a draft Israeli law granting Jews the right to pray at the al-Aqsa Mosque esplanade - one of the three most holy sites in Islam - is forcing some observers to reconsider their previous assessments. The draft law, which is being discussed in the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, would designate "time and space" for Jews wishing to pray there. The haram al-sharif, Read more ...

Picture Perfect : The Prophet’s Mosque

This is an imagination of the The Prophet's Mosque, Al Madinah, as built by the Prophet (pbuh). Designed by photoshop and 3D studio max. Read more ...

Picture Perfect : The Importance of Masjid Quba

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Ramadan : Taraweeh at Masjid Nabawi

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Picture Perfect : Prophet’s Mosque

While Makkah is cardinally about the Kaaba, its pre-Islamic story, and early Islamic history; the Prophet’s (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) Madinah is where the religion took its final shape, where the Islamic state was formed, where Islamic law took a more dominant role, and where numerous battles were planned and fought. Madinah is replete with history of the nascent Islamic polity; it is an altogether different experience from Makkah – tranquil, and cooler in climate. Surely the Prophet’s mosque is the most beautiful and most aesthetically complete in the world: hundreds of magnificent Cordoban arches of subtly different designs and colors Read more ...

The Three Most Holy Sites in Islam

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Picture Perfect : Respect the House of Allah

Respect the House of Allah, the mosques / masjids. Lets begin doing so from now.

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Secrets of the Prophetic Chamber : Interview with Shaykh Muhammad Ali Madani

Secrets of the Prophetic Chamber : Interview with Shaykh Muhammad Ali Madani Contributed by Nuruddinzangi Source : www.ilmgate.org Bismillahir-Rahman ar-Raheem, revealer of the Quran Kareem that says to His noble Messenger: And We have not sent you except as a Mercy to the aalameen: all the worlds. And as-Salaatu was-Salaamu upon the most noble of the mursaleen (Messengers), our master Muhammad, and upon his family and descendants until the Yawm al-Deen. I stood this Sunday morning in London’s V&A Museum before three magnificent pieces of silk in the Islamic Arts section. The most wonderful in design and color was a red band from the Read more ...

Picture Perfect : Hajj – The Journey of a Lifetime

Moving images, striking panoramas, majestic mosques and minarets, special aerial images, intimate scenes of rapturous pilgrims - these are just a few rare close up moments of one of the Most important cities in the world, Makkah and Madinah. These pictures are recent (most from 1431 Hijri [2010]) and I believe these images will awaken the understanding of religion, brotherhood and of Hajj, the journey of a Lifetime. Photo Courtesy : http://www.flickr.com/photos/29070131@N02/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/noushadali/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/alshreif/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/55363625@N04/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/aljazeeraenglish/ And Read more ...