The Dome of the Rock – A Holy Site for Muslims

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The Dome of the Rock – A Holy Site for Muslims

  1. 1. The Dome of the Rock – A Holy Site for Muslims
  2. 2. This article discusses The Dome of the Rock which is considered to be a holy site for Muslims and is situated in Jerusalem. The Dome of the Rock – A Holy Site for Muslims
  3. 3. Today, Jerusalem is at the center of a great political controversy which affects not only the Jewish people and the Muslims and Arabs in the region, but Christians as well thus engulfing a major part of the globe. The Dome of the Rock – A Holy Site for Muslims
  4. 4. There are references about Jerusalem in both Quran (Word of God) and Hadith (Traditions and sayings of Prophet Muhammad). The Dome of the Rock – A Holy Site for Muslims
  5. 5. The Dome of the Rock was constructed under the leadership of Umayyad Caliph Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan who commissioned two engineers to take charge of the project. The Dome of the Rock – A Holy Site for Muslims
  6. 6. It is situated in the middle of the plateau of al-Masjid al-Aqsa (Temple Mount), which is in the southeastern part of the city of al-Quds (Jerusalem). The Dome of the Rock – A Holy Site for Muslims
  7. 7. Although the Dome of the Rock is a rich source of Islamic inspiration in the holy city of Jerusalem, there are no religious rituals associated with this site. The Dome of the Rock – A Holy Site for Muslims
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