The Virtues & History of The K’abah – Delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on 11th September 2015 at Al Kawthar Academy (Leicester, UK)
We face the K’abah numerous times a day and our prayer is invalid without facing it, but how much do we know about the K’abah? In this lecture titled: ‘The Virtues & History of the K’abah’ some of the subjects covered include:
4:40 – The meaning of the word K’abah
15:45 – The first Masaajid on Earth
24:07 – Sayyiduna Ibrāhīm عليه السلام and Sayyiduna Ismail عليه السلام building the Ka’bah
34:15 – ‘Abraha al-Ashram marched on Makkah Mukarramah to demolish the Ka’bah
51:40 – The damage caused to the Ka’bah at the time of Rasūl Allāh ﷺ
1:03:38 – The heated arguments amongst the Quraish regarding the al-Hajar al-Aswad
1:12:28 – The Hateem
1:22:40 – Sayyiduna Abdullah ibn Zubair رضى الله عنه rebuilding the Ka’bah
1:34:37 – The virtues of the Ka’bah
Other topics include:
– The simplicity and beauty of the K’abah.
– Who first built the K’abah and its rebuilding over centuries.
– The design and layout of the K’abah at the time of Sayyiduna Ibrāhīm عليه السلام and at present
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