26.08.2013, Monday

The Prophet's Mosque │ Masjid Al-Nabawi

Arts & Culture / Architecture / Hilal Kazan, PhD

When the Prophet emigrated from Makka to Madina, one of the first things he did was to construct a mosque there. One of the first buildings ever constructed by the Prophet himself, the Mosque of the Prophet was always at the center of all the Prophet’s activities in Madina.

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9 Things You Didn't Know About the Prophet's Mosque

There is only one place that literally has the right to proclaim itself heaven on Earth. There, deep in the mosque of the Prophet ṣallallāhu 'alayhi wa sallam (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) (masjid Nabawi), covered by green carpets and the tears of millions, lies a “garden from the gardens of paradise.” It is a place known to every Muslim who has ever lived, yet there's still much we don't know about it. Here are just some of the interesting facts and mysteries of the Prophet's ṣallallāhu 'alayhi wa sallam (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) Mosque:

read more 27.05.2013, Monday

Mosques Of The World

Arts & Culture / Architecture / and is in the process of launching a children’s website to familiarize children with Prophet Muhammad and the beautiful religion of Islam. This particular section features a list of mosques from around the world.. 

read more 05.01.2011, Wednesday

The First Kibla of Muslims: Al-Aqsa Mosque

Arts & Culture / Architecture / Nebi Bozkurt, PhD

The Al-Aqsa Mosque is the first kiblah (direction that is prayed to) of Muslims and one of the three places of worship considered most sacred. In Aramaic, the Al-Aqsa Mosque is referred to as Beth Makdesha, in Hebrew Beth Ha-Miqdash and...

read more 19.03.2010, Friday

Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock

The Al-Aqsa Mosque... the home of prophets, the first kiblah of Muslims and the symbolic stopover of the Miraj journey that is a place of worship...


read more 19.03.2010, Friday

The Qur'anic Verses in Masjid al-Haram and Masjid al-Nabawi

Arts & Culture / Architecture / Murat Sülün, PhD

The Islamic tradition of decorating different works of art, including first and foremost historical buildings, with verses from the Qur'an has an important place in Islamic culture.

read more 19.03.2010, Friday