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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
الحمد لله رب العالمين، اللهم صلّ على محمد وعلى آل محمد

I have gone through many iterations and negotiations for choosing a title to this blog. Courtesy to my brother who presented this theme related to 14th century bound legendary Muslim traveler Ibn Battota.

People love journeys to feel life around us. As an old saying {في الحركة بركة} “Prosperity lies in movement”, travel is a means of finding facts and feeling different conditions oneself. For any traveler name of Ibn Battota is a true inspiration.

Travel stories of Ibn Battota are engraved in history with golden scripts. Many books and articles are written about him and his passion. It was really unparalleled efforts with land journeys and sea voyages by which he had passed through almost all territories inhabited by Muslims across three continents. Considering provisions and travel aids of early 14th century, one would astonish the years he spent in traveling amidst unfavorable conditions. It is worth to mention that during his journeys he tried to mingle with societies and wrote travel notes. This helped later generations to understand the living conditions on that era.

Ibn Battota was born in Tangier, Morocco on 24th February 1304 C.E (703 Hijra). He left Tangier on Thursday, 14th June, 1325 C.E. (2nd Rajab 725 A.H.), when he was twenty one years old. After many expeditions lasting 30 years he returned to Fez, Morocco and later died in 1369. The extent of his travels is estimated at no less than 75,000 miles, a figure which is not likely to have been surpassed before that age!

I too love traveling, though not to such a drastic extend. Facts and snaps I have noted in my few journeys are shared here in this blog.

19 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Friend2all  |  February 7, 2010 at 3:52 pm

    The Change seems to me unfortunate!
    Ne3matullah is great title as it kindles hope to be entertained by the Glorious bounty of The Most Merciful God on yourself and on His Earth.
    Unlike the current which is misleading, since it gives the notion that ur postings would be on that fabulous explorer leaving the reader in despair.
    Anyway, So long as ur pages are exceptionally informative and attractive we are always captivated.
    Thank U.

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  • 2. ബഷീർ വെള്ളറക്കാട്  |  March 1, 2010 at 7:59 am

    my heary wishes to your fruitful journeys…

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  • 3. Ahamed Ali  |  March 24, 2010 at 4:46 pm

    Best of luck.
    Jaza’ka Allahu khair.

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  • 4. Ameen  |  April 15, 2010 at 7:31 am

    Good Luck

    Allah may accept it from you…

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  • 5. Ashraf_Elamkulam  |  April 16, 2010 at 6:17 am

    MAASHAA ALLAH, VERYNICE
    JAZAAKUMULLAHU KHAIR
    OOSWEEKUM B DU3AE

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  • 6. ummuzahid  |  June 7, 2010 at 1:27 pm

    Masha Allah……… very nice! May ALLAH accept our activities in dunya and hereafter…………aameen

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  • 7. ne3matullah  |  June 7, 2010 at 2:57 pm

    Aameen Ya Rabb !

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  • 8. SALIMUDDIN ANSARI SAHARSA BASTI BIHAR  |  November 22, 2010 at 8:51 am

    Good Luck

    Allah may accept it from you…MAASHAA ALLAH, VERYNICE
    JAZAAKUMULLAHU KHAIR

    Reply
  • 9. shafeekbukhari kanthapuram  |  June 29, 2011 at 5:25 am

    thank you jazakallah khair

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  • 10. ismail bukhari  |  August 15, 2011 at 7:49 am

    Well done , thanks jazakumullahul khair.. more innovative articles are expected.

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    • 11. صقور العز  |  November 4, 2011 at 2:22 pm

      الله اكبر على تلك الليالي يوم ان تقف على عرفات

      Reply
  • 12. Muddassir  |  November 13, 2011 at 11:17 am

    Ofcourse the efforts taken for this site is remarkable. Wonder who has done it. Would like to see the names of Team members..

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  • 13. Aneez  |  June 2, 2012 at 10:55 pm

    Hi I am from India..I would like to share some more interesting islamic historical facts with you. It would be great if you can share your contact details..

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  • 14. Shams Darimi  |  July 1, 2012 at 10:16 am

    ما شـاء الله , Very Nice …
    جزاكم الله خير

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  • 15. farhan  |  September 9, 2012 at 9:36 am

    masha allah..great..

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  • 16. MUHAMMAD EZZAT ADNAN  |  January 30, 2014 at 3:18 am

    Assalamualaikum warahmatullah wabarakatuh.

    My name is Ezzat, and i’m from PTS Media Group Sdn. Bhd, a publisher company situated in Malaysia.

    For your information, we’re publishing a biography book about our prophet Muhammad sallalahu alaihi wasallam, but we are running low of photo. I’ve seen some of your photos and they inspired me.

    So, my dear brother, we’d love to use some of the photos, especially photo of prophet, sahabah, and historical places. We will credit your website in the book if we’re using your photos, and we are willing to buy if you want to sell them.

    Should you have any question or inquiriy, please do not hesitate to contact me via e-mail ezzat@pts.com.my , and you are kindly invited to visit our website at http://www.pts.com.my .

    We would love to hear from you soon, and I personally hope we can cooperate in this great project.

    Wassalam.

    Muhammad Ezzat Adnan,
    Aquisition Editor (Non-Fiction)
    PTS Media Group Sdn. Bhd.

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    • 17. Ne3matullah  |  February 5, 2014 at 6:30 pm

      Dear Brother

      You can use photo published in this web site if your motto is spreading awareness about our great religion.

      Reply
      • 18. MUHAMMAD EZZAT ADNAN  |  February 6, 2014 at 1:19 am

        Dear brother,

        Thank you so much. May Allah bless you and grant all your wishes. Barakallahu fikum ya akhil aziz.

  • 19. Mogamat  |  November 8, 2014 at 10:33 pm

    Salaam. So glad I stumbled upon this site. So many interesting things to read. Shukran. Mogamat

    Reply

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