• History of Makkah

This book...

*    Mentions the different aspects of Makkah, and records the most important historical events that have direct effect on the establishment             and sacredness of Makkah as well as its religious weight.


Highlights the sites that are highly important whenever Makkah is mentioned like the Black Stone, Zamzarn Well and others.


Designates a great part of the book speaking about the Holy Ka'bah and the Holy Mosque updating the extensions and the improvements,            that have taken place from the time of Muhammad (S) to the Saudi era.


*  At the end of the book there is a complete appendix about Hajj and its rites.


Table of Contents

Publisher's Foreword
The importance and religious status of Makkah Al-Mukarramah
The sanctity of Makkah
The boundaries of the Haram (Sanctuary)
The sanctity of the Haram
The names of Makkah
The superiority of Makkah
Living in Makkah

Description of the Holy Ka'bah and the history of its construction and maintenance
--- The construction of the Ka'bah
--- How Ibrahim (A) and Isma'il (A) built the Ka'bah
--- How Quraish rebuilt the Ka'bah
--- The Prophet put the Black Stone in place
--- How Ibn Az-Zubair rebuilt the Ka'bah
--- The incident of the Elephant
--- The destruction of the Ka'bah at the end of time
Custodianship of the Ka'bah
The cover of the Ka'bah
--- The cover before Islam
--- The covering of the Ka'bah in Islamic times
--- The cover during the Saudi period

Maqam Ibrahim (the Station of Ibrahim) and its virtues
Al-Hijr
The virtues of the Black Stone
The well of Zamzam
--- The disappearance of Zamzam
--- 'Abdul-M uttalib redug the well of Zamzam
--- The names of Zamzam
The water of Zamzam and its virtues
--- Zamzam is healing
--- And it is food
--- Stories of the healing of the sick with Zamzam water
Al-Multazam
--- The conquest of Makkah
--- The armies enter Makkah
--- The people's oath of allegiance to Allah's Messenger
--- The length of the Prophet's stay in Makkah and some of
--- the important things that he did
--- The ban on the Mushrikun entering At-Masjid Al-Haram
The development of Al-Masjid Al-Haram throughout the ages
--- The era of the Rightly-Guided Caliphs and those who came after them
--- The addition of'Abdullah bin Az-Zubair
--- The addition of Abu JaTarAl-Mansur
--- The addition ofAl-Mahdi
--- The addition of Dar An-Nadwah
--- The Gate of Ibrahim
--- The development of Sultan Saleem

Expansion of Al-Masjid Al-Haram during the Saudi era
--- Beginning of expansion
--- The first expansion - 1375 AH/1956 CE
--- The expansion of King Fahd bin 'Abdul-'Aziz Aal Sa'ud (may Allah protect him) - 1409 All/ 1988 CE
Unification of the prayer halls of the Haram
--- Historical sites in Makkah
--- Jabal Hira'
--- Jabal Thawr
--- Masjid Al-Khaif and its virtues
--- The graveyard of Al-Mu'alla
--- Mina
--- 'Arafat
--- Muzdalifah
--- Al-Muhassir
--- Al-Muhassab
--- Masjid At-Tan'im
--- Masjid Al-Ji'ranah
--- MasjidAl-Jinn (the Mosque of the Jinn)

HAJJ (Pilgrimage)

--- The Miqats of Ihram
--- The Sunnahs of Ihram
--- Hajj of a minor
--- Things that are prohibited during Ihram
The amount of the Fidyah (expiation or ransom)
--- The penalty for hunting
--- Obligation of offering the Hady (sacrifice) for those who are doing Tamattu 'and Qiran
--- The Fidyah to be given by one who is prevented from doing Hajj if he cannot find a Hady
--- The Fidvah for having intercourse or doing any of the things that lead to it
The pillars and obligatory duties of Hajj
The pillars and obligatory duties of 'Umrah
What the pilgrim should do when he enters Makkah
As-Safa and Al-Marwah, and the command to do Sa'y
between them
Going out to Mina
Going out to'Arafat
--- What is meant by standing in'Arafat
--- Rulings
--- The conditions of standing in'Arafat
Departing to Muzdalifah and spending the night there
--- is anyone excused from staying overnight in Muzdalifah?
--- The ruling on staying overnight in Muzdalifah
The return to Mina
The first stage of exiting Ihram
TawafAl-Ifadah
Sa 'y for those who are doing Tamattu'
The obligation of offering a sacrifice (Hady) for those doing Tamattu' and Qiran
--- Conditions of the Hady
The order of rituals on the day of Sacrifice
The second stage of exiting Ihram
Going back to Mina
Conditions of stoning the Jamarat

Some charitable institutions and universities in Makkah Al Mukarramah

Muslim World League (Rabitah Al-'A lam AI-Islami)
--- The main bodies and councils in the Muslim World League
Charitable Organization for Memorization of the Holy
Qur'dn (Jama'ah Khairiyah li Tahfizul-Qur'anil-Karim)
Ummul-Qura University (Jami'at Ummul-Aura)
Darul-HadithAl-Makkiyah
Madrasah Darul-Hadith Al-Khairiyah

The most famous Libraries in Makkah Al-Mukarramah
--- Maktabah Al-Haram Al-Makki (Library of the Makkan Sanctuary)
--- Al-Maktabah Al-'Ammah (Public Library) - belonging to the Board of Education
--- Maktabah Jami' Al-Furqan
--- Maktabah Jami'at Ummul-Aura
--- Maktabah Makkah

Some other historical locations in Makkah Al-Mukarramah


History of Makkah

  • Publisher: Darussalam
  • Author: Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarkpuri, Translated by: Nasiruddin al-khattab
  • Binding: Paper Back
  • Product Code: BK4209
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