Jannatul Mu’alla

Aerial view of Jannatul Mu'alla

Aerial view of Jannatul Mu’alla – Photo: makkahmadeenah (Instagram)

The picture above shows Jannatul Mu’alla, the principle historical graveyard in Makkah which is located in a valley east of the Masjid al-Haram. Several members of the Prophet’s (ﷺ) family and many Sahabah (may Allah be pleased with them) are buried here.

The following personalities are buried in this graveyard:

  • Ummul Mu’mineen Khadija (may Allah be pleased with her), the first wife of the Prophet (ﷺ)
  • Qasim, the eldest son of the Prophet (ﷺ) from his wife Khadija (may Allah be pleased with her); he died in infancy.
  • Abdullah, the second son of the Prophet (ﷺ) from his wife Khadija (may Allah be pleased with her); he was also known as Tahir and Tayyab.
  • Abu Talib – the uncle of the Prophet (ﷺ)
  • Abdul Muttalib – the grandfather of the Prophet (ﷺ)

References:  Wikipedia

Note that this entry has been shown for information purposes only. On no account should anybody pray towards a grave or seek supplication through them as this is tantamount to committing shirk, associating partners with Allah (ﷻ)

 

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