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The 3 Holy Mosques And Their Significance

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Mosque or better known as “Masjid” is the prayer site for Muslims. They go there, perform Wudhu, Offer Prayers, Recite Holy Quran and Discuss other religious matters. The gates of Masjids are always open. Everyone can enter or leave at any time, there isn’t any restriction. As Masjid is the House of Allah Almighty. In Islam out of thousands of Mosques, 3 mosques are considered the holiest. Namely; Masjid Al-Aqsa, Masjid Al-Haram, Masjid Ul-Nabawi. These three mosques find great significance in Islam due to their association with Islamic History.

Muslims go there (Masjid Al-Haram, Masjid Ul-Nabawi) all around the year to perform Umrah and Hajj. Every year, millions of Muslims gather here through their cheap umrah packages 2020.

Here’s a brief description of all these Masjids.

1. Masjid Al-Aqsa

Situated in Jerusalem, Masjid Al-Aqsa was the Qibla-e-Awal (First Qibla) for Muslims before The Hoy Kaabah was Built. It dates back to thousands of years. Muslims used to offer all their prayers in the direction of Masjid Al-Aqsa. Until, Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) while receiving a revelation during a prayer session in the Masjid al-Qiblatayn, shifted the direction of Qibla to Holy Kaabah in Makkah. Ever since Holy Kaabah is the only Qibla for Muslims.

The entire site of the Masjid sits alongside the Dome of the Rock. The 4 Minarets and the 17 Gates; the wider area is referred to as “Al-Haram ash-Sharif” or “The Noble Sanctuary”.

In Islam, it has been narrated that, Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), on the journey of ‘Miraj’, were transferred to Al-Aqsa from Makkah on Buraq. He (PBUH), tethered Buraq to the Western Wall, took a stay there and led all the Prophets that have come to this world in prayer. After which he (PBUH), with Jibril (AS) travelled to Heavens to meet Allah Almighty.

2. Masjid Al-Haram

Surrounding the Holy Kaabah, Masjid Al-Haram is situated in Makkah, Saudia Arabia. Makkah is the Birthplace of our beloved prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) and where he first started preaching the message of Islam. This is the holiest site on earth for Muslims. Muslims come here for the performance of Umrah and Hajj. In the past, Billions already have come here and trillions will come till the end.

The well of Zamzam water is also just 20 meters from the Holy Kaabah, inside the mosque. The jewels of Paradise; Maqam-e-Ibrahim and Hajar-e-Aswad (the Black Stone) are also here, close to the Kaabah.

3. Masjid Al-Nabawi

Masjid Ul-Nabawi, situated in Madinah, Saudia Arabia is the resting place of our Prophet Hazrat Muhamad (PBUH). Roza-e-Rasool is here. He (PBUH) himself built this masjid after migration to Madinah. It is the place of exceptional spirituality for all the Muslims living across the globe. Now, it is among one of the most sacred and largest mosques in the world.

For every pilgrim who comes for Umrah or Hajj, visiting Masjid Al-Nabawi is an obligation before or after umrah/hajj.

With the month of Ramadan at hand, if you are planning to perform Umrah you must checkout cheap Ramadan umrah packages London, especially when coming from the UK.

More About the Author

I am Ady Grewal and specifically providing information about all kinds of Umrah Packages through Islamic Travel. Truly, my major purpose is to make sure the religious obligation of UK based Muslim brothers and sisters by providing the information of cheapest packages from the UK to Saudi Arabia. If you are interested to perform Umrah, so you are at the absolutely right place. May Allah (SWT) fulfill your holy dream.

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