However, he felt he had no other choice since he had received a 'divine call' to establish his mission: 'When I was on pilgrimage to Mecca and rested near the Ka'aba
, God showed me in a dream photographs of religious intolerance in Nigeria.
They probably were not aware that the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) spent 13 years in Makkah and performed prayers and the tawaf on the premises of the Ka'aba
, even though it was surrounded by more than 360 idols at that time.
The also author gives graphic description of various tombs of the venerated companions and members of the Prophet Muhammad's family, the Ka'aba
, the well of Zam Zam and the tropic view of other places and the distance between each other.
Following the siege of the Ka'aba
, in November 1979,the Saudis alleged that it was masterminded by the new Iranian regime by using its pilgrims on the occasion of Hajj.
I'd pointed out semi-humorously that her prize-winning design bore than a passing resemblance to the Ka'aba
, the ultimate Holy Place of Islam in Mecca.
The photograph was taken next to the Ka'aba
, the most sacred site in the world for Muslims, located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
Its contemporary design was conceived of by Turkish architect Vedat Dalokay, and its eightsided concrete shell is inspired by a Bedouin tent and the cubic Ka'aba
Makkah -- Grand Mufti of the Ka'aba
Sheikh Abdulaziz al-Sheikh on Wednesday said Daesh is treading the path of destroying Muslim Ummah in the name of Islam.
Jewish millenarians realize that the demolition of the great Muslim sanctuary, which ranks third in holiness and sanctity after the Ka'aba
in Makkah and the Prophet Mosque in Madina, would ignite a huge conflagration in which numerous people would lose their lives.
Abu Dhabi -- A 143-year-old decorative curtain that covers the door of the Holy Ka'aba
is on display at the capital's Marina Mall during the holy month.
A mihrab is usually a semicircular niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the direction of the Ka'aba
in Makkah, the holiest city in Islam - and the direction that Muslims face when praying.
But before he moved away to also take refuge he touched the doors of the Ka'aba
and prayed, "Oh
one of the two main entry points for the visitors to The Holy Ka'aba
During their journey, the couple visited various sites including the old capital of Saudi 'Ad Diriyah', the Holy Ka'aba
, the Mecca museum for antiques and heritage, the cave of Hira situated on Mount Al-Noor and other neighbourhoods.
I remember all of my classmates looking at me as if I had personally attempted to demolish the Ka'aba