Madinah is a second holly city for moslem after Mekah. Madinah called Madinah Al Munawaroh. Madinah mean city, Al Munawaroh mean shin, so it mean shine city. It is called like that is because from this city prophet Muhammad spread Islamic religion to all over the world.
One ofthe main features ofthe city ofMedinaisthe presence ofNabawimosque. Nabawimosqueis theholiestmosqueforMuslimsafterthe Grand MosqueinMecca.
Nabawi mosque picture at Madinah
Superiority of Nabawi Mosque compare to another Mosque:
- Pray in Nabawi mosque is 1000 times better than other mosque except Haram mosque in Mekah (in Haram mosque 100,000 times better).
- There are Raudhah inside Nabawi mosque. In aHadithis mentioned"In betweenthe house andmy tribune there is Raudhah(park) fromRiyadh(the parks)heaven. "
- In a Hadith mentioned "Whoeverpraysin my mosquefortytimesas muchasnotlost,itwillbe notedfreedom fromhell,freedomfromtorture,andheavoidofhypocrisy.
Nabawi mosque was built at Rasulullah SAW era. The size about 50 m x 50 m. On oneside ofthe outer mosquewas builtthe residence ofthe Prophet Muhammadthatare nottoobig.At the time ofdeath,theprophetwas buriedat his residence.
Nabawi had several renovation and extention. Recently the grave of prophet Muhammad SAW is inside the mosque. Beside the grave are also burried Abu Bakar and Umar bin Khatab.
Nabawi mosque is second largest most of the world after Haram Mosque in Mekah. Capaity of Nabawi mosque are 600,000 people.
Nabawi mosque are equipped with air conditioning, so we can pray with comfort.
Picture of giant umbrella in midle mosque when it close (up) and when it open (botom)
Picture of giant umbrella in courtyard mosque when it close (up) and when it open (botom)
Fora mantomake visits toraudhahanytime,whilefor womenthere arecertain hours.When thewritervisitedthe mosqueis not open24hoursandvisitstorhaudahforwomenare only allowedwhenDuhauntil aboutnoon.
The authorsmakea visitduringHajjseasonin2000.Createthe writerhimselfislike a dreamtrip.This isbecausethe intention ofHajjappearedsuddenly,and it wasthe Indonesian peoplenotoutoftheveryseveremonetarycrisis,includinguponthe writer himself.PraisetoGod's forall our blessing, his grace and guidance,so thewriteris giventheease ofperforming the Hajj.Alhamdulillah afterHajj,all thetreasurethatis spentinAllah's wayare Allahrewardedwithmultiple andalwaysease its luck.
My brothers andsistersthat have not beenon pilgrimage,immediatelyregisterfor the pilgrimage,becausethe currentqueuewaiting timeforthe pilgrimagefromIndonesia reachedfiveyears.Believe inGodAlmighty, God willing,youspendall the treasurein theway ofAllahwill berewardedbyGodwitha doublereward.yesamen RobbalAlamin.