What is Madinah like? The Mosque of the Prophet is the main attraction. The center of the mosque hosts the Prophet’s tomb. This area is topped by a green dome and is known as ar-Rawdah or the Meadow
When I arrived in Makkah, the first sight of the Ka’bah was overwhelming. There, I acquainted with pilgrims from every nation imaginable and from places previously unknown to me.
I began placing my hope in God that He would forgive me for all my sins. I hoped that my first glance of the Ka’bah would never leave my memory, and that my Umrah weighs heavy upon my scales...
Explaining why you pray to teachers, discrimination on wearing the veil, standing up in class when Islam is attacked & dealing with parents who couldn't grasp what we were facing were few difficulties
As a new Muslim living in a city with few Muslims, I was very happy to drive an hour and accept the comfort of fellow Muslims all celebrating together. I was filled with anticipation to celebrate Eid.
At that time, I was a Muslim only for half a year. As a new Muslim, I felt I couldn't be in a better place than this; the unity of Muslims, which I hadn't truly experienced before, was really touching
I was very anxious about asking the staff if it was OK for me to swim in the pool wearing my costume. So after hovering around reception for a while I eventually asked them, their response shocked me.
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