Medina is known as the city of the Holy Prophet Muhammad SAW. This city is the second most sacred city in the world for Muslims, where our Holy Prophet Muhammad SAW resting in peace. Although there is no compulsory obligation, which has to be performed during Hajj and Umrah in the city of Medina, still every Muslim comes to this great city in the love of the great Prophet Muhammad SAW. Muslims can avail Ramadan Umrah packages to reach this great city in the month of Ramadan to pay homage at the Roza-e-Rasool. This city is blessed with many amazing secrets that make this city prominent from other cities; some of them are described below.
1-Medina is Immune to Dajjal: As this world is mortal, and Dajal has to come into this world, and he will enter each city and country of the world except Medina and Makah.
2- Changing of Qibla: The great incident of changing of Qibla took place in Medina city at the same place where Masjid Qiblatain is located.
3-First Masjid of Islam: The Masjid Quba is considered the pioneer masjid of Islam as the holy prophet Muhammad SAW built it himself. According to the narration, if a person offers two Rakat Nafal in this masjid gets rewards equal to the Umran.
4- Masjid-e-Nabwi: This Masjid is considered the hub center of Islamic preaches where our Holy Prophet Muhammad SAW used to sit and preach Islamic values to his followers and companions. So offering prayer in this Masjid is highly regarded, and according to one narration, one who performs prayer in Masjid-e-Nabwi gets thousands of times more virtues than offering prayer in any other masjid except Masjid-Al-Haram.
5-Visiting Roza-E- Rasool: Roza-e-Rasool is along the Masjid-e-Nabwi. Visiting the grave of the holy prophet SAW has great significance. Holy Prophet Muhammad SAW said one who will visit my grave after my death will be the same as visiting me during my life.
6-Riyaaz-ul-Jannah: This place is located between the chambers of Roza-e-Rasool and the mimbar of Masjid-e-Nabwi. This place is said the part of paradise. And name “Riyaaz-ul-Jannah’ means garden of paradise. A special carpet of green color distinguishes this area from others.
7-Jannat-Ul-Baqi: This is one of the oldest and greatest graveyards of Medina city. Many family members, followers and the companions of Holy Prophet Muhammad SAW are resting in this graveyard. There is no special identity is placed on the grave of anyone.
8-Mountain of Heaven and Hell: The Mountain of heaven is Uhud Mountain and on another hand, Jabil-e-Ayr is known as the mountain of Hell located in the southern boundary of Medina. The holy prophet Muhammad SAW named these two mountains as Uhud mountain, which love us and we love it it is on the gate of heaven and Ayr means hate us and we hate it is above the gate of hell.
9-Wadi-e-Jinn: The thrilling visit if Medina will be complete when you will visit this place. This place will disguise you where cars are driven at the speed of 30-40 KM without any power. This movement even comes against the slope which amazes everyone.
10-Ustuwaanah Aisha RZ: This is the place where the holy Prophet Muhammad SAW used to offer prayer and he SAW said to Hazrat Aisha RZ that this is a special place if people get to know about its blessing they will come in lots. Later Hazrat Aisha RZ did not show this place to anyone, but on insist of Abdullah bin Zubair RZ, she showed the place where Hazrat Abu Bakar RZ and Hazrat Umer RZ used to pray. This place was known as Ustuwaanah Aisha RZ.
Medina city is full of surprises and blessings one can reach there by availing cheap Umrah packages from London and can enjoy these blessings. May Allah SWT list us among those, who are planning to visit the Holy city of Makah and Medina.