The qibla (direction of prayer facing the kaaba in mecca) for muslims in north america.

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The qibla (direction of prayer facing the kaaba in mecca) for muslims in north america.

  1. 1. www.scmuslim.com The Qibla (Direction of Prayer Facing the Kaaba in Mecca) for Muslims in North America.Qibla: The Muslim performing salat should stand in thedirection of the Qibla, which is Northeast for South Carolinaresidents.
  2. 2. The proof for this practice is found in Surah Al-Baqara(2:144) of the Quran which reads: "We see the turning of thyface (for guidance to the heavens: now Shall We turn thee to aQibla that shall please thee. Turn then Thy face in thedirection of the sacred Mosque (Makkah): Wherever ye are, turnyour faces in that direction..." Therefore, every resident ofNorth America should turn towards the qibla whenever the callthe adhan, iqama, bury the deceased, or perform salat.

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