Makkah - General Information

Background to Makkah "Verily, the first House (of worship) appointed for mankind was that at Bakkah (Makkah), full of blessing, and a guidance for Al-Alamin (the mankind and the jinn). In it are...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Makkah - Ziyarah

There are no places to visit in Makkah as part of Hajj. (So, if you do not wish to go anywhere, except spending your time in the Haram, then do so). However, there are many pilgrims who are...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Madinah - General Information

Narrated Anas (may Allah be pleased with him): The Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) said: "Al-Madinah is a sanctuary from that place to that. Its trees should not be cut and no heresy should be...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Madinah - Prophet's Mosque

Visiting the city of Madinah is not a devotional rite of Hajj and has nothing to do with Hajj. However it is highly commendable to visit the Prophet's (Peace Be Upon Him) mosque. Your intention...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Madinah - Ziyarah

Madinah is full of Islamic history and there are plenty of places to visit. However there is no religious merit in visiting other mosques or historical sites except for Quba mosque and the...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids