Archive for June, 2011
The Cave of Hira, where Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه و سلم) received the first verses of Al-Qur’an
Just beside the Masjid where pilgrims do Ihram to perform Umrah there lies a famous well. This well is known to be containing saliva of Rasoolullah (صلى الله عليه وسلم). He (صلى الله عليه وسلم) had spit into this well while He and His companions assembled after the battle of Hunain (غزوة حنين) there. Water from this well is collected in tanks at the site and is available for drinking.
This area has been named after a women from the Quraysh
Excerpt from The History of Makkah Mukarramah authored by Dr.Muhammad Ilyas Abdul Ghani