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Mecca - Medina

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Learn,Understand other people and believes is the way to Peace.

Learn,Understand other people and believes is the way to Peace.

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  • 1. Mecca - Medina Helga design
  • 2. Al-Haram Mosque, Mecca
  • 3. Mosque by night
  • 4. Abdul Aziz gate
  • 5. Crowds of the faithful outside Al Haram during the Hajj
  • 6. EnteringMosque grounds
  • 7. Hajj pilgrim at prayer in al-Haram Mosque in Mecca.
  • 8. Haram interior from 2nd floor
  • 9. The Ka'ba at dusk, with the Station of Abraham in the foreground.
  • 10. The ritual of the Cleaning of the Ka'ba, which takes place twice per year.
  • 11. Emerging from the Ka'ba during the bi-annual Cleaning of the Ka'ba. This is the only time the Ka'ba is officially opened and entered
  • 12. The Ka'ba
  • 13. The Ka'ba with pilgrims performing Tawaf = walking around the Ka'ba.
  • 14. Cutaway drawing of the Interior of the Ka'ba, the floor and lower parts of which are paved in marble
  • 15. The Black Stone, the holy relic embedded in a corner of the Ka'ba that is kissed by many pilgrims. It was revered as sacred in Mecca prior to the founding of Islam. Muslim tradition says the Black Stone was found by Abraham (Ibrahim) and his son Ishmael (Ismail) when they were searching for stones with which to build the Kaaba. According to popular belief, it absorbs the sins of those who touch it.
  • 16. The Ka'ba at night
  • 17. Sacred places map. Medina
  • 18. Masjid al Nabawi (The Prophet's Mosque) at sunset
  • 19. Interior of the Prophet's Mosque, Medina
  • 20. The Prophet's Mosque, Medina
  • 21. To Learn ,Respect and Understand other People and Believes is the Secret of PEACE Helga photos from Web