Masjid al-Mustarah (Arabic: مسجد المستراح) is where the Prophet (ﷺ) rested and prayed after the Battle of Uhud. The meaning of Mustarah is to ‘take rest’.
- This site was an important strategic location for the security of Madinah.
- Whenever the Prophet (ﷺ) used to visit the grave of Hamza (رضي الله عنه) and the other martyrs of Uhud he used to take rest here.
- Masjid al-Mustarah is also known as Masjid Bani Haritha.
References: History of Madinah Munawwarah – Dr.Muhammad Ilyas Abdul Ghani