Interesting facts about Hajr e Aswad, the black stone of kaaba

 Some Rare Known Facts about Hajr e Aswad - the black stone of Kaaba Hajr e Aswad (the Kaaba black stone)is a stone from Paradise Ibn Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “The Black Stone came down from Jannah (Paradise).”(At-Tirmidhi, Sunan, hadith no. 877, and classified as authentic hadith by Sheikh Al-Albaani in his book Sahih At-Tirmidthi,…

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Saudi authorities announce that you no longer need a mahram for Hajj or Umrah.

Mahram for Hajj or Umrah was a condition to be able to perform the pilgrimage which is now removed by the saudi athorities. Hajj and Umrah Services Adviser Ahmed Saleh Halabi said that it is now permissible for a woman to perform Hajj or Umrah without a mahram, accompanied by “trustworthy women or secure company to perform Hajj or Umrah. This is the view of the Maliki and Shafi’i…

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The story of “Jabal Al-Noor/جبل النور” in Makkah Al-Mukarramah

“Jabal Al-Noor/جبل النور”: The story of “Jabal Al-Noor” in Makkah Al-Mukarramah: The light of prophecy shone from it, and in it there is the historical Cave of Hira Jabal Al-Noor, from which the light of prophecy shone, is located north-east of the Grand Mosque, 4 kilometres away. Height of Jabal Nur The height of this mountain is about six hundred and fifty meters, with some very steep areas in…

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About Zamzam well and Zamzam the Miracle Water.

"The water of Zamzam is for whatever purpose it is drunk for" The Miracle of Zamzam Well Do You Know that Zamzam is the miracle water that was dug by an Angel - Angel Jibrael AS for Prophet Islamel AS .The Well is preserved till date and feeds millions of pilgrims every Year . Many even carry this water back to their homeland and distribute it to family and…

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First ever geographically detailed map of Mecca as it was during the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Extremely useful Video if you are an acedamic or a student of deen and you want to understand Seerah better. This is the First ever geographically detailed map of Mecca https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5N1oeMsO-40&t=31s Due to the mega projects that have been constructed to help support the large numbers of Pilgrims that go for Hajj, the historic geography of the area has become partially lost and mostly invisible. This work merges modern…

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Mecca to Madina High speed Haramain train Inaugrated

Makkah to Madinah in 90 minutes Yesterday,On 25 September 2018 King Salman launched the Haramain High-Speed Railway, the biggest electric speed train project in the Middle East, at Jeddah’s Al-Sulaymaniyah station on Tuesday.   The inauguration ceremony was attended by Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, adviser to the king and governor of Makkah, along with senior officials and dignitaries. The ceremony concluded with the king taking the train to Madinah. The…

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Has Saudi Arab banned Selfie ,Photo , Video in Grand Mosque Mecca and Madina ?

There are reports that  photos and video can no more be taken at Kabah and Masjid-e-Nabavi as Saudi Arabia imposed has imposed a ban on them.     According to Arab News The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque urged worshippers and pilgrims not to get carried away with taking photos or selfies inside Makkah’s Grand Mosque. Those who are interested in photography are requested to get…

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Details of Pictures and Images of Kaaba in Mecca
The yellow circle shows the place that the Messenger of Allah first prayed with Jibril A.S

Details of Pictures and Images of Kaaba in Mecca

Pictures and Images of Kaaba-What are different part of kaaba known as Have you been to mecca? Have you seen the Kaaba? I bet that even If you have been to Mecca you may not have observed the full beauty of Kaaba. I am saying this with confidence because I myself have been to Kaaba a number of times alhumdulillah  and still  Every-time I gaze at Kaaba, I get…

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Saudi Shoura proposes women-only timings for Black Stone ritual
Worshippers touch the black stone of the Kaaba, the cube-shaped stone structure draped in black cloth that Muslims around the world face during daily prayers inside the Grand Mosque in the holy Muslim city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Monday, July 8, 2013. Mecca is regarded as the holiest city in the religion of Islam. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

Saudi Shoura proposes women-only timings for Black Stone ritual

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Good News ! for Women Pilgrims If You remember my post on Black Stone ,I wrote about its history and its significance in the life of Muslims. Touching the black stone is a Part of Hajj and Umrah ritual . But sadly because of the huge rush many women miss the chance to touch Hajr e Aswad . The area is mostly flogged by men and women prefer to kiss…

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Soon Mecca will have the World’s largest Hotel in the World

Mecca will soon host the World's Largest Hotel called Abraj Kudai Complex Twelve towers, 10,000 rooms and 70 restaurants, plus helipads and a full-size convention center: That's the plan for Abraj Kudai, a complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, that's set to become the world's largest hotel by room count when it opens in 2017. Designed by architectural firm Dar Al-Handasah, the $3.5 billion site is currently under construction and will…

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Rased System -The New smart system to ease congestion at Grand Mosque

"The Rased System " Developed to ease Congestion at  Masjid Al Harem Reported from  :Arab News A new smart system is ready to manage rush and security arrangements at the Grand Mosque, a top Saudi official said. The “Rased” system has been developed in cooperation with Umm Al-Qura University, said Col. Badr bin Saud Al-Saud of the directorate of Haj and Umrah security operations.Col. Badr said the system was…

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14 Ziyarat Places in Mecca

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A List of 14 Ziyarat Places in Mecca, Saudi Arabia : Pilgrimage to Mecca is a Life time Opportunity. All Pilgrims plan to make the best out of their Ziyrah. It is not enough to trust your travel agency to take you to all the historical Places of Mecca.Different tours have different Packages.In Order that you make the most of your Pilgrimage to Mecca,We have compiled a list of…

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3 reasons why Non Muslim cannot enter Mecca?

Why Non Muslim cannot Enter Mecca and Madina? Can A Non Muslim Enter Mecca? There are Many Non muslims Working in Saudi Arabia."According to 2013 Report on International Religious Freedom: Saudi Arabia", the religious denominations of foreigners are not available comprehensively, but they include Muslims from the various branches and schools of Islam, Christians (including Eastern Orthodox, Protestants, and Roman Catholics), Jews, more than 250,000 Hindus, more than 70,000…

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Hajj in the Past and Hajj Now-(Comparison with images)

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Technology and Changing world : Hajj of Past and Present Hajj is a 1400 year Old tradition and and holds special value for we Muslims.Statistics say that about 23.4% of World Population is Muslim which accounts to over more than 1.6 billion people.Today Islam has become the fastest growing religion of the world and over 2 million People Perform Hajj every year.Mecca has experienced a lots of changes.The current…

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