Latest view of Masjid-e-nimra
taken on 01-07-03
2 . A small front
of this mosque is not in "ARFAT"
but rest of the mosque is in "ARFAT".
During Haj time it is necessary for every
to stay in ARFAT boundaries . So the
part of the of masjid nimra remains empty.
3 . This mosque is
the borders of "Haram" and its other
is "Masjid-e-Ibrahim (RA)"
4 . Pilgrims of Haj
get opportunity to see this mosque but pilgrims of Umra
have to go specially there to see it. For the pilgrims of umra
,the visit of this mosque is not necessary but they just try to see
holy place as ziara. From Makkah, taxies and
other private vehicles carry pilgrims to show this mosque and other
historical places. They charge 50 to 100 Riyals for 2 to 3 hours
Namira is leading zuhar and
asar salat combined in maasjid-e-nimra.(inside
masjid-e-nimra only two salat on haj day is offered. These are
qasar (curtailed) salats and offered jointly .
only two rakats in both of salats have been observed istead of four. It
is done as all the pilgrims are supposed passengers.
these two no other salat during through out the year is
observed here and masjid remains closed except Haj day .
Masjid-e-Nimra and its' out side
on haj day where combined salat is being
offered. ( out side view)
Nimra masjid in arafat plain
1 . Once when the infant
of Prophet Muhammad sallalla ho allihi wasalam died, he (S. A. W.) was
very sad. The enemy of Islam "Abu Lahab" became very happy to see
Muhammad (S. A. W.) in gloomy mood. He started walking on
street of Makkah and shouted repeatedly,
has became ABTAR"
( A man whose race has been
and no one is alive to grow family tree. ). This act of Abu Lahab
made Muhammad sallallaho allihi wasalam more sad. He sallalla ho
allihi wasalam was sitting and the tears were dropping from his holy
syedna Jibrael (AH) came and delivered the "Surah of Kausar" - The
Surah of Holy Quran in which Almighty Allah said "I have gifted you
and you must keep sacrifices. Your enemy will certainly be Abtar." This
Surah gave complete rest and satisfaction to beloved prophet
Muhammad (S. A. W.).
2 . Where the Surah of
was delivered, a mosque is built named "Masjid-e-Kausar". After
this Surah, Prophet sallallaho allihi wasalam hang the verses of this
over the wall of Kaba. Kuffar did not
the meaning of Kausar. It was a new word for them. They started
and questioned with each others, "What is Kausar ?". They forgot the
of "Abtar". After few days Prophet Muhammad salla ho allihi
disclosed that the Kausar is a Pound in Heaven and on the day of
,He would be the custodian of it and muslims will drink sweet and cold
water from it and they would never feel thirst after that.
3 . This mosque must
seen by pilgrims. It is the place of great history. It is
where pilgrims spend at least 4 days during haj
4 . Now this masjid has been
(shaheed) to make road.
1 . If you come from
Muna to Makkah, you will find this
2 . On the eve of
Haj, the last Prophet Muhammad sallalla ho allihi wasalam
two prayers (Salat) at this spot and took rest. It is the reason this
is called "Masjid-e-Istraha", which means Mosque of Rest.
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