The Kabah in Makkah is the first house built on earth for the worship of the One and Only God of the universe. Religious pilgrimages usually derive their importance from their connection to the birth or death or burial of a prophet or a saint. There is indeed a general misunderstanding among people that hajj
The Jews sought constantly to exploit the question of changing the direction of Muslim prayer (qiblah) which meant that the Muslims faced the Kabah in prayer instead of turning towards Jerusalem. The Prophet and his Companions faced Jerusalem in their prayers for 16 or 17 months after the Prophet’s emigration to Madinah. This topic has
All the rituals of hajj are actually related to the life and example of Prophet Abraham and his family. Muslims in Hajj work to emulate this family.
The article covers several versions of the story of Ibrahim and how he arrived in Makkah and how he raised the foundations of the Ka`bah.
Islam is a religion of relatively few symbols because it is an open, rational and practical faith. Where symbols do occur, their nature conforms with and confirms the nature of the faith. The central and foremost symbol of Islam is the Kabah and the rituals associated with it. In the Qur’an, God calls the Kabah
By Dalia Salah El Deen Devoted believers of different religions isolate themselves from people in order to purify their hearts. In the quest for intimacy with the divine, they retreat to mountain caves, monasteries, or hermitages and prefer solitude to the company of others.God has favored Islam – as the last Testament – with Hajj