Al-Safa and Al-Marwah

Al-Safa and Al-Marwah

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Al-Safa and Al-Marwah are two small mountains now located in the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia between which Muslims travel back and forth seven times during the ritual pilgrimages of Hajj and Umrah.In Islamic tradition, Ibrahim was commanded by God to leave his wife Hagar and their infant son alone in the desert, with only basic provisions, to test their faith. The place was between Al-Safa and Al-Marwah. When their provisions were exhausted, Hagar went in search of help or water. To make her search easier and faster, she went alone, leaving the infant Ismael on the ground. She first climbed the nearest hill, Al-Safa, to look over the surrounding area. When she saw nothing, she then went to the other hill, Al-Marwah, to look aroundshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134913448
  • 9786134913447