Tag Archives: Zamzam

Malcolm X’s Letter from Makkah

The following is Malcolm X’s (al-Hajj, Malik al-Shabazz) letter to his assistants in Harlem during his pilgrimage to Makkah in April of 1964: Never have I witnessed such sincere hospitality and overwhelming spirit of true brotherhood as is practiced by people of all colors and races here in this ancient holy land, the home of Abraham, Muhammad and all the other Prophets of the holy scriptures. For the past week, I have been utterly speechless and spellbound by the graciousness I see displayed all around me by people of all colors. I have been blessed to visit the holy city of Makkah; I have made my seven circuits around the Ka'aba, led by a young Mutawwaf Read more ...

Virtues of Zam Zam water

Is the Water of Zam-Zam Drinkable? Water Research by Tariq Hussain, Desalting Engineer The well of Zamzam is the well that Allah caused to flow at Makkah for Prophet Ibrahim’s wife Hajar and for his oldest son Ismail, (peace be upon them all). In 1971, an Egyptian doctor wrote to the European Press, a letter saying that Zamzam water was not fit for drinking purposes. He immediately thought that this was just a form of prejudice against the Muslims and that since his Statement was based on the assumption that since the Kaaba was a shallow place (below sea level) and located in the centre of the city of Makkah, the waste water of the city collecting Read more ...