Category: Kaaba

In Islamic cosmology, Zurah is a pilgrimage site that was originally built by Adam. It was lifted into the fourth level of Jannah during the time of Noah when the Flood occurred. It was the precursor
Year of the Elephant
The ʿām al-fīl (Arabic: عام الفيل, Year of the Elephant) is the name in Islamic history for the year approximately equating to 570–571 CE. According to Islamic resources, it was in this year that Muha
Uthman ibn Talha
ʿUthmān ibn Ṭalḥa (Arabic: عثمان بن طلحة) was a companion of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. His father was Talhah ibn Abi Talhah al-‘Abdari who was killed by Zubayr ibn al-Awwam in the Battle of Uhud.
Hijr Ismail
Hijr-Ismail (Arabic: حجر إسماعيل) also known as Hateem, is a low wall originally part of the Kaaba. It is a semi-circular wall opposite, but not connected to, the north-west wall of the Kaaba known as
Kiswa (Arabic: كسوة الكعبة, kiswat al-ka'bah) is the cloth that covers the Kaaba in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It is draped annually on the 9th day of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah, the day pilgrims leave for
The Kaaba (Arabic: ٱلْكَعْبَة, romanized: al-Kaʿbah, lit. 'The Cube', Arabic pronunciation: [kaʕ.bah]), also spelled Ka'bah or Kabah, sometimes referred to as al-Kaʿbah al-Musharrafah (Arabic: ٱلْكَعْ
Mizab al-Rahma
The Mīzāb al-Raḥma (Arabic: مِيزَاب الرَّحْمة, 'water-spout of mercy'), also known as the Mīzāb al-Kaʿba ('water-spout of the Kaʿba'), is a water-spout projecting from the roof of the Kaʿba enabling r
The qibla (Arabic: قِبْلَة, romanized: qiblah, lit. 'direction') is the direction towards the Kaaba in the Sacred Mosque in Mecca, which is used by Muslims in various religious contexts, particularly
Black Stone
The Black Stone (Arabic: ٱلْحَجَرُ ٱلْأَسْوَد, al-Ḥajaru al-Aswad, 'Black Stone') is a rock set into the eastern corner of the Kaaba, the ancient building in the center of the Grand Mosque in Mecca, S
Bani Shaiba
The Bani Shaiba (Arabic: بني شيبه, lit. 'the sons of Shaiba') are an Arab tribe that hold the keys to the Kaaba.