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As we are entering the Hajj season, it would be timely to review how the city of Makkah was inhabited and how the Kaabah was built. As most of us know, Prophet Ibrahim took his wife Hajar and his very young son Ismail to the uninhabited land that later was called Makkah.
Seeing that Ibrahim had left them in the middle of no where, Ismail’s (Ishmael) mother followed him saying, "O Ibrâhîm (Abraham)! Where are you going, leaving us in this valley where there is no person whose company we may enjoy, nor is there anything (to enjoy)?" She repeated that to him many times, but he did not look back at her. Then she asked him, "Has Allâh ordered you to do so?" He said, "Yes." She said, "Then He will not neglect us," and returned while Ibrâhîm (Abraham) proceeded onwards....
To read the full story that was related to us by Prophet Muhammad in a famous hadith, click on the link below. This is a great story that you can share with all your Muslim and non-Muslim friends...
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The Story behind the building of Kaabah and the inhabiting of the city of Makkah..
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