Makkah Holds a very sacred and special place in heart of every muslim. Some of the interesting events relating to the city. Makkah is the city where the first house of worship for Allah was built.
Makkah is the city where the most sacred mosque is located. Prayers in Masjid Ala Haram are rewarded 100,000 times more than the prayers in other mosques.
The city of Makkah was declared a sanctuary by Allah.
Most of the Messengers and Prophets of Allah visited this city including Prophet Abraham (Ibraheem) and Prophet Ishmael (Ismaeel).
This is the city where Hazrat Hajrah (Hager) lived and raised her son Prophet Ishmael (Ismaeel). Prophet Ismaeel spent most of his life in Makkah.
When Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was migrating from Makkah and going to Madinah, he turned his face towards Makkah and said, “ Makkah I love you and I know you love me but your people have forced me to leave you”.
This is the city for which Prophet Ibrahim and Ismaeel made du’a to Allah.
In this city Allah ordered Prophets Abraham and Ishmael to build the Ka’ba, the house of Allah, and invite the entire mankind to come for Hajj of Bait Al Ateeq.Since then countless humans have visited this blessed city and performed their pilgrimage.
This is the city where our Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) was born and raised. This is the city where he first declared that Allah has made him the last messenger and prophet for entire mankind.
Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) spent most of his life in Makkah.
This city is truly cradle of Islam.
This is the city where Zam Zam flows and provides nourishment to those who drink it.
The miraculous journey of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) towards the Heavens, Al Asra wal Me’raj, started and ended in this city.
Within the sanctuary of Makkah, thereare so many signs of Allah (Sha’a-ir-Allah) and the historical sites such as the fields of Mina, Muzdhalifah, Arafat, the cave of Thore, the graveyard of Jannatul Mu’alla, the hills of Safa and Marwah, the house where Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was born,