Al-Hajar Al-Aswad | The Black Stone – High Quality Photos

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Al-Hajar Al-Aswad is situated on the south-eastern corner of the holy Ka‘bah which marks the starting and finishing point for circling the Ka‘bah (known as tawaaf). Today, only parts of the stone are present; consisting of 8 pieces of varying sizes. These are affixed to a larger stone, encased in a silver frame and attached to the corner of the Ka‘bah 1.5m above the ground.

The Prophet (PBUH) informed us of three main virtues of the Stone: 1) Allaah sent it down to earth from paradise whiter than milk; however the sins of mankind turned it black. 2) It will come on the Day of Judgement with two eyes with which it will see and a tongue with which it will speak and will testify for those who have touched it in truth and sincerity. 3) Touching the Stone is also one of the means by which Allaah erases sins.

Furthermore, the Black Stone is most renowned for being kissed by Muslims just as the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) did.

9 Responses to “Al-Hajar Al-Aswad | The Black Stone – High Quality Photos”

  1. Abioye Mohammed Says:

    may Allah reward u abundantly

  2. Salvador Dali Says:

    This stone is so mysterious.

  3. ray rawana Says:

    Do I need special copyright info to use this on my book on immortality

  4. ray rawana Says:

    Just one picture: not sure which one

  5. Muritadah Says:

    May Almighty Allah guide and protect you. (Amin)

  6. shairul Says:

    Salam, do I need special copyright to use any of these pictures on my video production? Thank you in advance

  7. shairul Says:

    I have written in your contact us page. Please review.Thank you.

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