Category | Madinah Sharif – Masjid al Nabawwi

History and Now

Al-Masjid an-Nabawi ﷺ

The second holiest mosque in Islam, the second largest mosque in the world after the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca sharif. It is resting place of the Hz. Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. It was built by the Prophet ﷺ himself, next to the...

Rawza Mubarak

Rawza Mubarak in the Present Times

The Prophet ﷺ is buried in the Sacred Chamber, along with two of his most faithful companions and the first two caliphs of Islam, Hz. Abu Bakr al-Siddiq رضي الله عنه and Hz. Umar ibn al-Khattab رضي الله عنه. Once the...

Masjid-e-Nabwi ﷺ

Blessed Green Dome of Masjid al-Nabawwi ﷺ

Green Coloured dome built above the tomb of the Hz. Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and early Muslim leaders, Hz. Abu Bakr رضي الله عنه and Hz. Umar رضي الله عنه, making it the most sacred tomb for muslims in the whole world

Riadhul Jannah and Mehrab

Area between the Sacred Chamber and the Pulpit (Mimbar) is known as the Riadhul Jannah i.e. Garden of Paradise. It is presently distinguished by a green carpet and is also referred to as Rawdah

Ashab us-Suffah Platform

Platform that housed the Ashab us-Suffah (The People of the Bench). It was originally on the north wall of the masjid and was moved back when the masjid was extended in 7 AH

Mukabariyya Platform

Situated at the approximate spot where Hz. Bilal Habashi رضي الله عنه used to stand over the wall of the Prophet's Mosque to declare the Adhan

Mehrabs of Masjid

Mehrab Nabawi ﷺ

Meaning the "Prayer Niche of the Prophet", it is a "commemorative" prayer niche, marking the location of the actual spot from which Hz. Prophet Muhammad ﷺ used to lead Salah (prayers)

Mehrab e Tahajjud

It's now covered by a bookcase now, The Mehrab e Tahajjud in Masjid al-Nabawwi is the location of where our master and Prophet ﷺ used to perform Tahajjud

Houses of Sahabas

House of Hz. Abu Ayyub Ansari رضي الله عنه

Hz. Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari’s رضي الله عنه house was chosen by Allah to host the Prophet ﷺ in Madinah sharif until his house was built. That is one of the many things that Hz. Abu Ayyub Ansari رضي الله عنه is famous for

Other Sites

Funeral place in Masjid an-Nabawwi Complex

It is said that Hz. Prophet Muhammad ﷺ used to lead Salat-ul-Janaza at this site and the Sahabas continued this tradition. It is described by Hz. Abu Saeed Khudri رضي الله عنه how and when this place was used for...

Bab al-Baqi Minaret

Also known as the Minarah al-Rayeesa or minaret of Sultan Qaitby, Bab al-Baqi Minaret is the closest minaret to the Green Dome

Medinah Haram Piazza

A total of 143,000 square meters of Architecture’s PTFE fabric ensure plenty of shade for pilgrims to the Medina Haram Piazza in Medinah sharif, Saudi Arabia

Fakhri Pasha, Defender of Medinah Sharif

Nicknamed "the Lion of the Desert" and "Tiger of the Desert" by the British for his patriotism and loyalty for Medinah Sharif, Fakhri Pasha was the commander of Ottoman army and governor of Medina from 1916 to 1919

Quba Castle

One of the Ottoman heritage in the Arabian Peninsula, Quba Castle is an old Ottoman garrison that was built by military leader Fakhri Pasha defend Medinah Sharif against the Britishers and their allies