Historical Places in Madinah – Part 1

Historical Places in Madinah – Part 1

Almost 1400 years ago, Madinah became central power hub for Muslims after forced migration of Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) from Makkah to this city. Islamic empire, in its first century, expanded exponentially from Madinah. It’s second holiest place for Muslims after Makkah and it contains a number of significant Islamic historical sites. I have visited these places several times and would share my experience with you. Continue reading Historical Places in Madinah – Part 1

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Have You Ever Noticed What’s Written on the Black Cover of Kaaba?

I  consider myself fortunate enough to live near Makkah city for several years. I have visited Masjid al Haram multiple times but it was not long ago when I read the complete text written on the black cover of Kaaba.

Many of you could be familiar with the script written in gold on cover of Kaaba but perhaps, like me, it could be the first time that you would be noticing text on black cover of Kaaba? Continue reading Have You Ever Noticed What’s Written on the Black Cover of Kaaba?