Jannatul Baqi, Medina
Jannat al-Baqi‘ is a cemetery in Medina, present-day Saudi Arabia, located to the southeast of the Masjid al-Nabawi . The mosque is built where the Islamic prophet Muhammad used to live, and is currently buried. It is also known as Baqi al-Gharqad, which means "Baqi of the Boxthorn".The cemetery holds much significance. It contains many of Muhammad's relatives and companions. Many traditions relate Muhammad issuing a prayer every time he passed it. A Jewish graveyard was once located behind Jannat al-Baqi. The Umayyad rulers took down the wall of the Jewish cemetery and widened the Muslim graveyard to enclose the tomb of Caliph Uthman ibn Affan within it.HistoryWhen Muhammad arrived at Medina from Mecca in September 622, al-Baqi was a land covered with Lycium shawii boxthorn trees. According to historical records, after the arrival of Muhammad, the houses of Medina developed near Baqi, which was therefore considered as the public tomb. Also Baqi introduced as somewhere which its east side is Nakhl and its west side there are houses. In fact before demolition Baqi was located behind Medina’s houses.During the construction of the Al-Masjid Al-Nabawi, on the site he purchased from two orphan children when he arrived after his migration from Mecca to Medina, Asa'ad Bin Zararah, one of Muhammad's companions died. Muhammad chose the spot to be a cemetery and Asa'ad was the first individual to be buried in al-Baqi among the Ansar.Arrange your visit to Jannatul Baqi and discover more family-friendly attractions in Medina using our Medina online day trip planner .
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مقبرة البقيع تقع بجوار المسجد النبوي .. تقع في هذه المقبرة قبور عدد من الصحابه رضوان الله تعالى عليهم .. لا زال يدفن فيها الاموات تعد اقدم مقبرة لا زال العمل فيها الى الان more »Al-Baqee Cemetery is located next to the Prophet's mosque. The graves of a number of Sahaba are located in this cemetery. Still buried in the dead is the oldest cemetery still in operation yet.
2013 teki umre ziyaretimizde her firsat buldugumuzda gittigimiz dualar edip baktikca o zamanlari dusunup maneviyatla doldugumuz bir maneviyat cesmesi more »When we visit the Umrah in 2013, we find every opportunity to pray and look at those times and we are filled with spirituality a spiritual corpse
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