MAKKAH - OUTSIDE ZIYARATS

 


1. Jannat al-Mualla
(Cemetery in Makkah)
 


Also known as Al-Hajun. The Prophet (S.A.W) used to visit it frequently. It is the 2nd holiest graveyard after Baqee. Those buried here include:

Abd Manaf: Great, great-grandfather of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W)
Grave of Hashim: Great-grandfather of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W)
Grave of Abdul Muttalib: Grandfather of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W)
Grave of Amina: Mother of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W)
According to another source, Amina is buried in Abwa (between Makkah and Madinah) - where the 7th Imam (A.S) was born
Grave of Abu Talib: Father of First Imam Ali (A.S)
Grave of Khadija: First wife of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W) and mother of Sayyida Fatima (A.S)
Qasim: son of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W) who died in his infancy
Amongst the famous scholars buried in the graveyard of Hajun are:
Marhum Agha Mirza Muhammad al-Istrabadi - author of Rijal al-Kabir wa Ayat al-Ahkam
Seyyid Mir Muhammad Mu'min al-Istrabadi author of Al-Ruj'a. He lived near Makkah
Seyyid al-Shahid Mir Zeinul Abideen al-Husseini al-Kashani. He was martyred in Makkah and buried in a grave he had chosen himself in the graveyard of Mu'alla. He was amongst those who laid the foundation of the House after it was demolished.
Sheikh Muhammad son of the author of Al-Maalim. His grave lies near the grave of Khadija (A.S)
Ibn Sheikh Muhammad - buried beside his father. Used to take a lot of care in matters concerning Ihtiyat (caution) and fear of Allah
 


2. Jabal Nur. The mount on which the Cave of Hira is found
 


3.
Cave (ghar) of Hira - The cave where the Holy Prophet (S.A.W) used to meditate frequently during the first forty years of his life. This is also the place he received the first revelation
 


4.
Cave of Thaur - The cave where the Holy Prophet (S.A.W) hid from his enemies when migrating to Madinah
 


5. Birth Place of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W)
 


6.
Situated near "Suq Lail". Presently a library by the name of "Maktaba Makkah al-Mukarramah". The house of Khadija (A.S) and birth place of Fatima (A.S). This is where the Prophet (S.A.W) lived until he migrated. It is where Khadija (A.S) died and where Fatima (A.S) was born. It is also the place where the Makkans had planned to kill the Prophet (S.A.W) on the night of Hijrat and Imam Ali (A.S) slept in his place. It is a place where Jibrail used to descend with revelations from Allah
 


7.
Masjid Jinn
 


8.
Mount Abu Qubais - Near this is the place where the Prophet (S.A.W) performed the miracle of splitting the moon in two
 


9.
Masjid-e-Kheef - it is recommended to recite 2 Rakaat Namaaz in Masjide Kheef as many of our Ambiya (Prophets) have also prayed there.




 

 

(For relevant duas and ziyarats please refer to Pages291 through to 309 of Adabul Haramain)