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It is reported that Rasulullah used to make I`tikaf here, and also sleep here whilst in I`tikaf. There are also narrations that suggest he would
lean on Ustuwanah Tawbah whilst in I`tikaf
Ibn Khuzaymah
Ustuwanah Hars / `Ali
Hars means to watch, protect or safeguard. This was next to where the door to the Prophet’s (P.B.U.H.) room used to be and is thus the
place where, according to scholars, some of the Sa#abah used to sit when attending to the security of the Prophet (P.B.U.H.) at night. `Ali
used to be the one who mostly acted as such, for which it is often called Ustuwanah `Ali.
Ustuwanah Wufud
Wufud means caravans or delegations. Scholars tell us that when tribal leaders or their representatives used to arrive wanting to meet
Rasulullah on behalf of their tribes, they were attended to at this spot. It was also here that the Prophet (P.B.U.H.) used to teach Din to
Ustuwanah Tahajjud
It has been noted that Rasulullah used to perform Tahajjud prayer at this spot and make excessive du`a’.
Ustuwanah Jibril
This has been marked as the place where Jibril used to visit Rasulullah. Today it cannot be seen as it lies inside the chamber of Rasulullah
(P.B.U.H.). It is worth remembering that the entire area of the Masjid was walked and dwelled upon by the Prophet (P.B.U.H.) and his
companions and is thus significant and of historical value to Muslims.
O Allah, I ask for Your favour.
Other Places in Madinah
Jannah al-Baqi` (or Baqi` al-Gharqad)
This is the Graveyard of Madinah where rest many of the illustrious companions of the Prophet (P.B.U.H.).
Du`a’: At Baqi`
Peace be upon you, O inhabitants of Baqi`
Make du`a’ for it’s inhabitants and pray for their forgiveness, as this was the practice of the Prophet (P.B.U.H.).
Many buried here are those whom Allah I had used to propagate His Din. Through their efforts we have directly benefitted.
The town of Badr is 12km to the south of Madinah. It is the place where in the second year of Hijrah a small army of very ill-equipped
Muslims (313 in total) defeated the Pagan Arabs who had an army over three times the size and several times better equipped than their
Mount Uhud:
Regarding the mountain of Uhud, the Prophet (P.B.U.H.) has stated, “Uhud is a mountain that loves us, and we love it.”
Ibn Majah
There one should visit the graves of the martyrs of Uhud. The most well-known of whom is the uncle of the Prophet (P.B.U.H.), Hamzah