The structure in Mecca to which all Muslims turn to whilst praying. It was originally built by Adam ( AS), then subsequently rebuilt by Ibrahim ( AS) and Ismail ( AS), then finally cleansed by Muhammad ( SAW) and his followers after the pagans of Mecca had used it for their idol-worship for hundreds of years.
A cubic structure originally built by Prophet Ibrahim (pbuh) and his eldest son Ishmael. It is now housed within the Haram ash Shareef in Makkah. During Hajj, the essential rite of Tawaf is performed around the Ka'bah. Every day, millions of Muslims perform prayers ( salat) facing the direction of the Ka'bah.
A cube-shaped structure in the center of the grand mosque in Makkah. The first house built for the worship of the One True God.
Sacred pilgrim shrine of Islam, contains the Black Stone believed to have been given Abraham by the archangel Gabriel
A structure that Muslims belive was originally constructed by Abraham and his eldest son. Millions of Muslims orient themselves towards the Ka'bah every day during prayers.
An empty cube-shaped structure located in the city of Makkah (in modern-day Saudi Arabia). Built by Prophet Abraham and his son Prophet Ishma'il about 4,000 years ago, the Ka'bah stands as the first building dedicated to the worship of the One God. The Ka'bah is made of stone, and is covered by a black and gold cloth embroidered with verses from the Qur'an.
A square stone building in al-Masjid al-Haram (the great mosque at Mecca) towards which all Muslims face in Salah (prayer).
is the cubic house built by Prophet Ibrahim (A.S.) and his son Ismaeel (A.S.) more than 3000 years ago in Mecca, towards which all Muslims face for their Salat. It contains the Hajarul Aswad or the Black Stone.
the house of Allah in the Holy Mosque in Makkah.
the first house of worship built for mankind. It was originally built by Adam and later on reconstructed by Abraham and Isma'il. It is a cubed shaped structure based in the city of Mecca to which all Muslims turn to in their five daily prayers.
A cube-shaped building initially built by Nabî Adam (AS), then by Hazrat Ibrahîm (AS). It is towards this building that all Muslims face during Salâh.