Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) was born in Makkah and he (PBUH) also grew up there. When the Prophethood of Muhammad (SAWW) started, the Quraysh starting troubling him (SAWW). The problems made by those people increased to such an extent that by the will of Allah Almighty, Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) migrated to Madinah. That’s why Madinah is also called ‘The city of Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW)’. It is present 450 Kilometres far from Makkah, and therefore a must-visit place for umrah/hajj pilgrims whether travelling with umrah package 2020 Ramadan or other months.
Here are some of the amazing things you should know about Madinah.
Presence of Masjid-al-Nabawi (SAWW).
Masjid-al-Nabawi is the second most sacred mosque of Islam in the entire world. It’s also the resting place of Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW); Roza-e-Rasool (SAWW) is here. Despite that, the masjid contains a lot of important places prominently;
- House of Hazrat Fatima (RA).
- Praying spot of Prophet Muhammad (SAWW).
- Mihrab-e-Nabawi (SAWW).
- Mimbar (pulpit).
- Ashab us-Suffah platform.
- House of Abu Bakar (RA), Abdullah-bin-Umar (RA), Usman (RA), Hafsa (RA), Abu Ayyub Ansari (RA).
- Garden of Abu Talha (RA).
Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) said about Masjid-al-Nabawi that; (description) One Salah in Masjid-al-Nabawi is better than 1000 prayers in any other masjid of the world except Masjid-al-Haram.
The city which would deny entry to Dajjal.
Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) said that; (description) there is no other city in the world in which Dajjal would not enter except the cities of Makkah and Madinah. Angel would be lined in every street of these cities for protection.
Madinah is a city that remains situated in the most fertile land of Saudia Arabia in the entire Hejaz territory. It holds great virtues for Muslims. But it wasn’t always like this. It was narrated by Hazrat Aisha (RA) that: (description) When we came to Madinah, it was an unhealthy and uncongenial place; Abu Bakr (RA) fell sick and Bilal (RA) also fell sick; and when Allah’s Messenger (PBUH) saw the illness of his companions he (SAWW) made Dua for the city of Madinah. Consequently, it became a global centre and a health-giving, peaceful place for Muslims.
Home to the Oldest Mosques of Islam.
Madinah houses three of the oldest mosques of Islam. Namely;
A city that holds great rewards.
Madinah is a city of our Prophet (SAWW). The fact itself is sufficient enough to explain its virtues and benefits. Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) narrated that; (description) For a believer, Madinah is the best place on earth. If people could understand its virtue fully, then they would never leave it. And whoever patiently bears the ordeals of Madinah, for him shall I be a witness on the Day of Qayamat.
So, if you are travelling for cheap umrah packages Manchester or from any other city, Madinah Ziyarath is recommended for everyone!