July 18, 2008

Al-Masjid al-Nabawi Mosque in Madinah

The Al-Masjid al-Nabawi in Madinah of Saudi Arabia is the second holiest mosque in Islam. The mosque was built by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

July 17, 2008

Al-Masjid al-Haram Mosque

Al-Masjid al-Haram (The Holy Mosque) of Mecca

Al-Masjid al-Haram in Saudi Arabia, is the holiest mosque in the world and the main destination of the Hajj pilgrimage. It is also known as Masjid al-Haram, al-Haram Mosque, Haram al-Sharif, Masjid al-Sharif. It covers an area of 356,800 square meters and can accommodate up to 820,000 worshippers during the Hajj. It is the only mosque that has no qibla direction as Muslims pray facing the Ka'ba in the central courtyard.

What is a Mosque?

A mosque is a place where muslims perform their prayers and worship Allah. Mosque in Arabic is 'Masjid'. Mosque reflects the idea of universal equality and brotherhood in Islam as all can stand side by side to perform their prayer irrespective of their wealth, color and race. In almost all the countries there are mosques where people meet five times a day to worship Allah. Mosque are built over the years with intrcate design and architecture and their are many beautiful mosques whic soothes our eyes and soul.
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