My Hajj – Part 6 – Makkah

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My Hajj Part 6 provides an introduction to the city of Makkah and Masjid Al-Haram (home of the Kabah)


  1. The Part 6 page has the latest version & may provide additional resources & references
  2. The Hajj Course page provides a table of contents (toc) and lists all the Parts
  3. For the best viewing experience watch in full screen HD

Hajj Workshop 2016

Dear Brothers and Sisters, can you believe it – the year has flown past (mashAllah) and the month of Dhul Hijjah (& Hajj) are nearly upon us. I have been wanting to release a dedicated Hajj (& Umrah) Notebook and Pocketbook for a while now, and Alhamdulillah this year I am very excited to share this new project with you. Dedicated pages for the Notebook and Pocketbook will be out soon (inshAllah), but in the meantime all the Hajj Workshop resources (including these new books) can be found on the Hajj Workshop 2016 page.


The Hajj Workshop (2016) Page can be found [here]


Anatomy of the Kabah and it’s immediate surroundings

As Muslims, we face the Kabah for all our prayers. If you haven’t had a chance to visit, have you ever thought what the Kabah looks like close up? Well, you are in luck (mashAllah) – because in today’s post let me take you all the way to the Masjid Al Haram in Makkah for a close up look at the Kabah and it’s immediate surroundings.


A Hajrul Aswad The Black Stone implanted in the corner of the Kabah
B Door The door of the Kabah
C Maqaam Ibraheem The station where Prophet Ibraheem (pbuh) stood while building the Kabah. (It was moved from it’s original place, which was next to the Kabah)
D Rukn Yamani South corner of the Kabah (which faces Yemen)
E Al-Hijr It is part of the Kabah

If we walk anti-clockwise (around the view above) we will get to the following view,TheWahyProject-Article-Kabah02_1-1025-0

F Multazam This refers to the area from the Hajrul Aswad up to the door of the Kabah. It is reported that the Companions (r) of the Prophet (pbuh) used to make Dua here
G Water spout This is located on the roof of the Kabah in the middle of the Hijr. It’s purpose is to allow any water on the roof to drain down. It is a new addition to the Kabah and did not exist in the time of the Prophet (pbuh)


  1. “Getting the Best out of Al-Hajj (Pilgrimage)”, By Abu Muneer Ismail Davids, Published by Darussalam, Second Edition – August, 2006, Pg. 216 [10004]