The administrators of Al-Masjid Al-Haraam (The Grand Mosque of Makkah) wanted to give one of the mosque cleaners a bonus because of his outstanding hard work. However, he refused all monetary offers, and instead requested that they allow him to pray in Hijr Ismaa'eel, which is actually inside the Ka'bah. Indeed, some things are more valuable than money!
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Breathtaking Aerial Photographs Show Millions of Muslim Worshippers Praying during the Night of Power at the Masjid-al-Haram in Makkah
These breathtaking aerial photographs taken from the “Abraj al-Bait Towers”, also famous as the “Makkah Royal Hotel Clock Tower”, show Muslim worshippers praying at the “Masjid al-Haram”. These spectacular aerial photographs were captured in the early hours of July 16 2015, just one day before the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. After that all Muslims will celebrate Eid festival. The dazzling “Masjid al-Haram”, which is just located in the holy city of Makkah, contains Islam's holiest site the “Kaa’baa” and can now accommodate more than two million people. Moreover you know the Grand Mosque is also known as “Masjid al-Haram” and is the world's largest. The virtue of Night of power is equal to 1000 months of consistent praying. Muslims have strong belief on Allah Almighty and Prophet Muhammad ﷺ.
Almost 1.85 million visiting Muslims face in the direction of the Kaa’baa while performing obligatory five time daily prayers. One of the Five Pillars of Islam requires that every Muslim perform the Hajj pilgrimage at least once in his or her lifetime. Moreover, Hajj is one of the largest annual gatherings of people globally and many thankfully, the present structure covers an inspiring 88.2 acres, including the indoor and outdoor praying spaces. However, the Hajj is a demonstration of the solidarity of the Muslim people, and their submission to Allah Almighty, and happens in the last month of the Islamic calendar. It is heartiest feelings to associate with the prophet Hazrat Muhammad ﷺ in the 7th century, the ritual of pilgrimage actually date back as far as Prophet Hazrat Abraham (A.S). The prophet Muahmmad ﷺ is the greatest human who changed the life of countless peoples with his powerful character.