Al-Aqsa Architecture

Domes

Al-Aqsa Mosque has a number of beautiful and graceful domes that adorn the courtyard of the mosque. These domes were built during the periods of Islamic rule from the Umayyad

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Corridors

It is the corridor between two rows of columns. Many studies indicate that al-Aqsa mosque had three corridors in the past, extended along the eastern, Northern and Western walls of

Al-Aqsa in Islam

The significance of Al-Aqsa to the Sahabah

To investigate the importance of Al-Aqsa Mosque in Islam, we need to clarify how the Prophet’s companions (Sahaba) perceived the reputability of Al-Aqsa Mosque based on their eternal biography and their practical perception of its significance.

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Schools

Since its early days, al-Aqsa Mosque has embraced an active scientific movement such as teaching the Holy Quran, Hadith and Islamic Fiqh but this activity has taken a more organized

Al-Aqsa in Islam

Al-Aqsa Mosque in the Sunnah

The Sunnah has an abundance of hadiths and events that indicate the great sanctity of Masjid Al-Aqsa and its significance and holiness, as well as the Prophet’s (pbuh) and his companions’ attention to the Masjid.

Al-Aqsa in Islam

The Isra and Mi’raj journey

Al-Isra wa Al-Mi’raj (The Night Journey) was a milestone in the Prophetic biography and the history of Islam. The journey has taken place on the twenty-seventh of Rajab in the year before the Hijrah

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Pulpits

A pulpit is a speaker’s stand in a mosque. Almost every mosque in the Islamic world has a pulpit inside which is used to give Friday’s and other sermons on special occasions

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Introduction about Al-Aqsa Mosque

Masjid Al-Aqsa is located in the south-east part of the walled city of al-Quds (which is called today the old town). Al-Aqsa is a name to everything surrounded by the wall of Al-Aqsa and comprises of all mosques musalla inside such as Al-Qibli mosque (located on the south side) and the Dome of the Rock (located in the Masjid’s center) in addition to about 200 other sites and buildings located within its borders (walls)

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