We know the whole Mecca is Holy and the Blessings of Allah showers everywhere in Mecca and Medina, it is a site of pilgrimage for the Hajj, which every Muslim must do at least once in their lives if able and is also the main phase for the ‘Umrah, the lesser pilgrimage that can be undertaken any time of the year. But there are some places where Dua, the entreaty towards Allah specifically accepted. For this blog we have selected, these 7 such Places in Masjid al-Haram (Makkah) where Allah settle your dues directly. As Muslims, if you are visiting for Hajj or Umrah, find out which are the best places to pray at these specific locations
1. Maqam e Ibrahim
Maqam e Ibrahim is a sacred place located inside Masjid Al-Haram. It is the order of Allah in the Holy Quran that Muslims who offer the Salah behind the Maqam e Ibrahim, and it is sunnah to offer 2 Rakat of prayer at Maqam e Ibrahim, duas you make at this location will never be rejected.
Mataf (The circumambulation areas around the Kaaba) is the place where pilgrims perform Tawaf around the Holy Kaaba. This area in Masjid ul Haraam is very blessed and supplication are accepted as long as you’re in Mataf.
3. Safa and Marwa
Safa and Marwah are the two small hills near to Kaaba is the place in Masjid al-Haram where duas are accepted because it is the place where Bibi Hajra mother of Prophet Ismail (AS) ran for water. Making dua while Saee is never rejected.
4. Inside Kaaba
The most blessed part of Haram is the inside of Holy Kaaba. We know that doors of Holy Kaaba are never opened for Public, only special personalities like king can enter that too for cleaning. Dua one makes inside it is always accepted.
- Hajr e Aswad (The black stone)
Hajr e Aswad is also known as The Black Stone (Arabic: ٱلْحَجَرُ ٱلْأَسْوَد, al-Ḥajaru al-Aswad, “Black Stone”) is a rock set into the eastern corner of the Kaaba, came from heaven which was presented to Prophet Ibrahim (AS) so he can place in the corner of the Kaaba. If a person gets an opportunity to kiss the black stone, always make dua as it is said to be accepted.
- Hatwim / Hijr Ismail
Hijr Ismail (Stone of Ismail) also known as Hatwim, is a low wall originally part of the Kaaba. According to Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) Hatwim is considered as the inner part of Kaaba, hence the reward of praying at Hateem or Hijr Ismail is equal to praying inside the Holy Kaaba. Hijr Ismail or Hateem is also a place in Majid Al Haram where duas are accepted.
Multazim is the name of one of the four sides of Kaaba where people go for confessing of their sins in front of Allah and ask for forgiveness. It is the area which is located alongside Hajr e Aswad on one side, Door of Kaaba on the other side. After completion of Tawaf, one should come to this point and make dua.