The Quba` Mosque
It was the first mosque to be built in Medina. Allah, the Exalted,
praised this Mosque and those who maintained it, "There is a Mosque
whose foundation was laid from the first day on Piety; it is more
worthy of thy standing forth [for Prayer] therein. In it are men who
love to be purified, and Allah loves those who make themselves
It has been narrated that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah
be upon him) used to ride his camel and visit Quba' every Saturday
The Prophet (peace and
blessings of Allah be upon him) said, "Whoever performs ablution at
home, then comes to Quba' Mosque to perform Prayer therein, will get
the reward as for `Umrah."
Allah's Messenger (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) went
out frequently at night to visit Baqi` Al-Gharqad and to pray for
its dwellers. He used to say:
"Peace be upon you O Believers" or "Peace be upon
the believing men and women dwelling here. May Allah grant mercy to
those from among us who passed away and those who are to come after
us Certainly, Allah willing, we will join you."About ten
thousand Companions have been buried in Medina.
Uhad the name of a mountain in Medina and the site of the battle by
He (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) goes to Uhud and
visits the grave of Hamza (may Allah be pleased with him) and the
other martyrs there with him. He greets them and preys to Allah to
grant them forgiveness, mercy, and pleasure.
Almighty Allah said:
Verily we have seen the turning of your face towards the heaven.
Surely we shall turn you to a Qiblah (prayer direction) that shall
please you so turn your face in the direction of Al- masjid Al-Haram.
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