Change of the Qiblah

Change of the Qibla

The Prophet (sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam) as well as the Muslims had been facing towards Jerusalem while worshipping, that is, they regarded it as housing the Qiblah.(44) Such a practice was followed for one year and four months after migrating to Madeenah. It was the Prophet’s (sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam) desire that the K’abah be …

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