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  • Kaabah

    When Ishmael - son of Abraham and Hagar - was born, Abraham's other wife, Sarah, became jealous, so she asked Abraham to keep them away from her. Allah, the Exalted, inspired Abraham to take them to Makkah...

  • Black Stone

    After Abraham finished erecting the Kabah, one rock was missing (in order to complete the Kabah) so he asked Ishmael to look for a rock. He searched and upon returning he found that his father had...

  • Station of Abraham

    'The Yemeni corner and Station of Ibraheem are two precious stones from Jannah (Heavenly Gardens), and had it not been that Allah removed their light, they would have enlightened all that was between the...

  • Zamzam Well

    Abraham took Hagar and her son, Ishmael to a place near the Kabah; he left them under a tree at the site of Zamzam. No one lived in Makkah back then, yet Abraham made them sit there, leaving them with...

  • As-Safa & Al-Marwa

    These are the two hillocks which the mother of Ishmael ran between and stood upon while searching for provisions and water; in Hajj people walk and run between these two hillocks in adherence to the Sunnah...

  • Jamarat

    These are the places that Satan approached Abraham when he left his wife and son in Makkah, in order to make him hesitate. He took a few stones and pelted the Satan. During Hajj, Muslims throw stones...

  • Muslim Eid Celebration

    Muslims have two celebrations in a year; Eed of Fitr, which is celebrated at the end of the Month of Ramadhan, and it signifies the end of the Fasting season. The second Eed festival is called Eed al-Adha...

  • Mount Hira

    The Prophet used to spend many nights at a time in this cave. Gabriel brought him the first revelation while he was in this cave. Muslims should not go there, since the Prophet after being...

  • Prophet's Mosque

    It is the first Masjid to be built in Islam. The Prophet was buried in his house, which was adjacent to the Masjid, as Prophets are to be buried where they die. It is praiseworthy to greet the Prophet...

  • Dome of Rock Mosque

    Ibraheem took for himself a place of prayer and a place where he slaughtered sacrificial animals. Jacob stood by it, when he saw a pillar of light atop it. Moses encamped there...

  • Al-Aqsa Mosque

    It is the first of the two Qiblah (direction of prayer) the Prophet faced in his prayers and the Muslims prayed towards it before they were ordered to pray facing the Kabah. During the Night Journey...