Kaaba

Make Pilgrimage to the House

" In it are manifest signs [and] Abraham's station, and whoever enters it shall be secure. And it is the duty of mankind toward Allah to make pilgrimage to the House - for those who can afford the...

The word Kaaba means cube in Arabic, and it refers to the square-like building in the holy city of Mecca, which is covered with a silk and cotton veil. It is the most sacred site for Muslims, and...

9 Essential Questions about Hajj

1. What does "Hajj" literally mean?

Heading to a place for the sake of visiting or pilgrimage.

2. What is Hajj ritual in Islam?

A pilgrimage made to Kaaba, the House of God,...

Here is a brief summery of the most important points one should know about Islam

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As we know the holy season of the Muslim pilgrimage has arrived; this holy season in called Hajj...

This video covers a short history of Mecca- one of the most sacred and significant cities in the world. Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was born in this place in 570, and...

 When the Supreme emblem of Justice, Imam Ali (AS), was struck on the head on 19th of Ramadan, the first of the three grand...

Hajj, invitation, pilgrimage, Allah, Kaaba, Mecca, New Muslims

Last year my husband and I made our beautiful trip to Hajj. This was something I was looking forward to experiencing since I converted to Islam, and it finally came to me. In previous years, I saw...

The Door of Kaaba is set 2.13 m (7 ft) above the ground and is placed on the north-eastern wall of the Kaaba, which acts as the façade. In 1979 the 300 kg gold doors made by chief artist Ahmad bin...