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Synonyms for Kaaba

(Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine

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As well as redistributing wealth, Muhammad called for the cleansing of the Kaabah of idols and a return to the monotheistic tradition of Abraham, Moses, and Jesus.
Unfortunately, the rulers looked towards Washington for help and guidance instead of the Holy Kaabah.
Allah, solat (daily prayers), Rasul (prophet), mubaligh (missionary), mufti, iman (faith), Kaabah (the Holy cubicle), Qiblat (direction in which the Muslims pray), and Haji (Muslims who have done his pilgrimage).
However, perceiving the new religion as a threat to its power and influence, the Quraysh, the tribes that controlled Mecca and, in particular the holy shrine known as the Kaabah, began to persecute the Muslim community.
This steam is still running beside the Kaabah, and it is known as Zamzam.
According to Islamic law, it is mandatory for every male pilgrim to wear Ahram, a traditional white, unstitched robe consisting of two sheets, before entering the geographical limits of Meeqat, Kaabah, while performing Umrah, reports The Express Tribune.
On August 7, Abu Dhabi showcased an ancient Holy Kaabah cover, dating back 200 years.
They ask why the Prophet Muhammad and his followers turned and used Kaabah as kiblah, not the Masjid al-Aqsa.
In order to achieve widespread conversion of the local people, especially in Java, it was important for Islam to tolerate or incorporate powerful Hindu and animist traditions, much as the Prophet had done when he made the Kaabah, an ancient shrine in Mecca, the central holy place of Islam.
Burj Al Safwa, an Islamic architectural masterpiece, is a residential and commercial tower strategically located meters away from King Abdul-Aziz Gate, the closest point to the Holy Kaabah in Makkah.
The printing, publishing, sale, issue, circulation and possession of any document and publication relating to Christianity containing the words Allah, Kaabah, Baitullah and Solat are prohibited unless on the front cover of the document and publication are written with the words 'For Christianity," the gazette notes.
The tower is strategically located near King Abdul-Aziz Gate, the closest to Holy Kaabah.
The tower is strategically located metres away from King Abdul Aziz Gate, the closest to Holy Kaabah.
Three other words -- Solat (prayer), Kaabah (the Sacred House) and Baitullah (House of God) -- are also prohibited from use in other religions' publications.