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Salman on Holiness: The Holy Land itself does not make anyone holy

January 18, 2016

Malik reported: Salman Al-Farisi, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, land itself does not make anyone holy. Rather, a human being is only made holy by his righteous deeds.” Source: al-Muwaṭṭaʼ 1500 عن مالك قال سلمان الفارسي رضي الله عنه إِنَّ الْأَرْضَ لَا تُقَدِّسُ أَحَدًا وَإِنَّمَا يُقَدِّسُ الْإِنْسَانَ عَمَلُهُ 1500 موطأ مالك كتاب […]

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Umar at Jerusalem: The covenant of protection between Umar and the Christians

October 17, 2015

At-Tabari reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab made peace with the people of Jerusalem at Al-Jabiya and therein he wrote a single covenant for every village besides Jerusalem: In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful. This is what is granted of security by the servant of Allah, Umar, the commander of the faithful, to the […]

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Hadith on Jerusalem: Go pray in the sacred house or send gifts to it

March 7, 2014

Maymuna reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, tell us about the sacred house in Jerusalem.” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “It is the land of the gathering and the Resurrection. Go there and pray, for one prayer in it is like a thousand prayers elsewhere.” I said, “What […]

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Abu Bakr on Muhammad: If the Prophet said it, then it must be the truth

January 22, 2014

Aisha reported: After the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, was miraculously taken by night to the furthest mosque in Jerusalem, he awoke and told the people about it. Some of them renounced whoever had faith in him and believed in him. They sought Abu Bakr and they said, “Have you heard that your friend imagined he was […]

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Hadith on Jerusalem: Solomon son of David builds the sacred house and asks Allah for blessings

September 2, 2012

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When Solomon son of David, peace be upon him, finished building the sacred house, he asked Allah for three things: judgment that was in harmony with His judgment, and he was given; a kingdom that none after him would have, […]

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Hadith on Mosques: The founding of the two sacred mosques by Adam and his children

September 1, 2012

Abu Dharr reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, which mosque was the first to be built on earth?” He said, “The sacred mosque.” I said, “Which was built next?” The Prophet said, “The farthest mosque.” I said, “How long was it between them?” The Prophet said, “Forty years.” The Prophet added, “Wherever you are […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Revelation changing the direction of prayer from Jerusalem to Mecca

August 29, 2012

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, used to pray towards the sacred house in Jerusalem and then it was revealed to him, “We have certainly seen the turning of your face, toward the heaven, and We will surely turn you to a direction of prayer with which […]

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Hadith on Pilgrimage: Do not perform a religious journey except to Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem

April 24, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: I heard the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Do not undertake a religious journey except to three mosques: the sacred mosque in Mecca, the mosque of the Messenger of Allah, and the farthest mosque in Jerusalem.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 1132, Sahih Muslim 1397 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according […]

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