Al-Musayjeed

The remains of the Al-Musayjeed mosque in the foreground – Photo: ZxZx 2030

Al-Musayjeed is another location where the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) stopped with the Sahabah on the way to the Battle of Badr. They prayed salah where the ruins of this mosque now stands.

[Read about the previous landmark associated with the Battle of Badr: Ar-Rawha]

  • The old name for this area is ‘Al-Munsarif’ which means ‘to leave’.
  • After leaving Al-Munsarif the Muslim army passed through Al-Wastah and then through the valley of Al-Safra.
Entry point of Al-Wastah
Entry point of Al-Wastah – Photo: @Islam91 (Twitter)
Wadi Al-Safra
Wadi Al-Safra – Photo: @Islam91 (Twitter)

[Read about the next landmark associated with the Battle of Badr: Wadi Dhafiran]


References: When the Moon Split – Shaykh Safiur Rahman Mubarakpuri, Muhammad (s.a.w.) the Last Prophet – Moulana Sayyed Hasan Ali Nadwi, The Life of Muhammad  (s.a.w) – Tahia Al-Ismail, Qalam Seerah notes – Shaykh Abdul Nasir Jangda

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