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====Mecca==== ====Mecca====
-Islamic tradition holds that the Mosque was first built by the angels before the creation of mankind, when God ordained a place of worship on Earth to reflect the house in heaven called Al-Baytu Il-Ma'mur, "The Worship Place of Angels". Al-Baytu Il-Ma'mur is believed to be located in heaven directly above the Kaaba. The first Kaaba was built by angels and Adam was the first human to rebuild it. From time to time the Mosque was destroyed and rebuilt anew. According to Islamic belief it was built by Ibrahim (Abraham), with the help of his son Ishmael. They were ordered by Allah to build the mosque, and the Kaaba. The Black Stone is situated near the eastern corner of the Kaaba. Some believe it is to start the circumambulation around the Kaaba, while some believe it to be the only remnant of the original structure made by Ibraham. The Kaaba is the direction for all the Muslims to pray across the globe thus signifying unity among all. The Islamic teaching specifically mentions that nothing is magical about the Grand Mosque except for the oasis Zamzam which has never dried ever since it was revealed.+//Islamic tradition holds that the Mosque was first built by the angels before the creation of mankind, when God ordained a place of worship on Earth to reflect the house in heaven called Al-Baytu Il-Ma'mur, "The Worship Place of Angels". Al-Baytu Il-Ma'mur is believed to be located in heaven directly above the Kaaba. The first Kaaba was built by angels and Adam was the first human to rebuild it. From time to time the Mosque was destroyed and rebuilt anew. According to Islamic belief it was built by Ibrahim (Abraham), with the help of his son Ishmael. They were ordered by Allah to build the mosque, and the Kaaba. The Black Stone is situated near the eastern corner of the Kaaba. Some believe it is to start the circumambulation around the Kaaba, while some believe it to be the only remnant of the original structure made by Ibraham. The Kaaba is the direction for all the Muslims to pray across the globe thus signifying unity among all. The Islamic teaching specifically mentions that nothing is magical about the Grand Mosque except for the oasis Zamzam which has never dried ever since it was revealed.//
Most Honoured Mecca, the Arabian Font of Knowledge and Understanding, is the most Holy city of the Islamites, although it serves a rather diminished purpose during the Crusades. It is ruled by a Sharif (or Sharifa) who is merely a political governor; the Sharif is forced to bow at the feet of a Cleric or Alim in matters of True Faith. Most Honoured Mecca, the Arabian Font of Knowledge and Understanding, is the most Holy city of the Islamites, although it serves a rather diminished purpose during the Crusades. It is ruled by a Sharif (or Sharifa) who is merely a political governor; the Sharif is forced to bow at the feet of a Cleric or Alim in matters of True Faith.
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