Light the lamps of Masjid Al-Aqsa

Light the lamps of Masjid Al-Aqsa

Help renovate the holy mosque

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Gain the reward of praying in Masjid Al-Aqsa

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'If one of us cannot visit it [Al-Aqsa], what should we do?' He, (saw) said, 'Then he should make a gift of some oil to be lit therein [in its lamps]. For indeed the one who gifts this to it, will be like the one who has prayed therein.'' (Ahmad)

Masjid Al-Aqsa, which served as the first qiblah, sits on the site of The Prophet’s glorious Night Journey and ascension, when he was miraculously transported to Jerusalem, from where he ascended into the heavens.

The Prophet (saw) promised that lighting the lamps of Al-Aqsa carried the same reward as praying in this holy place, which is 500 times greater than praying elsewhere, after the holy sites of Makkah and Medina.

Since 2008 Muslim Hands has been honoured to play its part in the restoration of Masjid Al-Aqsa, the third most holy site in Islam. The generosity of our donors has helped us to carry out major regeneration works such as renovating wudhu areas and complete a lighting project in the Masjid Al-Qibli section of the site, the external boundary wall and internal dome of the Dome of the Rock.

Now we have an incredible opportunity to undertake a lighting project to illuminate the rear of the mosque on the south side, behind the Dome of The Rock.

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Significance of Masjid Al-Aqsa

Al-Aqsa is the third holiest site in Islam

The Prophet (saw) travelled here in the miracle that is al Isra wal Miraj

It was the direction of the first qiblah (direction of prayer) in Islam

Rebuilding Al-Aqsa

How you've helped since 2008

Completed the 2016 lighting project, lighting up extensive parts of the Masjid

Renovation of several wudhu areas in and around the blessed mosque

Upgraded the toilet facilities for men and women

Installation of a new PA system and data centre

Extensive replacement of damaged paving stones

Furnishing of Al-Aqsa School for Girls

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