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16 March 2022

Masjid Al-Aqsa: Eight Fascinating Facts about this Blessed Place!

Muslim Hands

'Glory be to the One Who took His servant (the Prophet (saw)) by night from Al-Masjid Al-Haram (in Makkah) to Al-Masjid Al-Aqsa (in Al-Quds), whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him some of Our signs. Indeed, He is the All-Hearing, the All-Seeing'. [The Noble Qur'an, 17:1]

Did you know that Masjid Al-Aqsa is mentioned in the Noble Qur'an, along with Masjid Al-Haram (the Ka'bah)? Watch our video to learn more amazing facts about this blessed site:


Masjid Al-Aqsa was a significant location during the Night Journey, where our Prophet (saw) led the prophets (as) in prayer.

Alhamdulillah, we have had the honour of maintaining and renovating this sacred site, including illuminating its prayer halls, sponsoring its olive trees, repairing its cemetery and more. May Allah (swt) reward you for all your help!



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Established in 1993, Muslim Hands is an aid agency and NGO helping those affected by poverty, conflict and natural disaster in over 20 countries worldwide.