Initial capacity vs. Recent Capacity
The early structure of masjid was extremely very simple with a size of just about 35×30 meters and height of 2.5 meters. By the time passes, when more and more people embraced religion Islam, after the victory of Battle of Khaibar, height and size of it was increased to 50×50 meters and about 3.5 meters respectively. The dimensions of masjid have been changed so many times. The recent structure and situation of its capacity is about 90,000 square meters area, 66,000 meters long roof, 1300 meters height and more than 2,000 pillars.
As Educational Institute
The masjid was not only used for performing namaz but it’s also a key place for enlightenment education for all. Sahaba (R.A) used to learn recitation of Holy Quran and understand Quranic messages and teachings and debate and discuss among one another. This indicates that masjid is not only a place to perform namaz, but also an important source of preaching and teaching the religion of ALLAH Almighty.
Blessing of namaz
Masjid-e-Nabwi is a sacred masjid and considered as one of the most significant masjids in Islam and performing namaz in Masjid-e-Nabwi has great rewards and blessings.
Another blessed part of Masjid-e-Nabwi which is about 22 meters in length and 15 meters in width, with some portion of it situated inside the Hujrah (chamber) of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
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Mimbar of the Prophet (PBUH)
The Place where Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) used to deliver His lecture to Muslim has great history and importance. Hence the very first mimbar was made in Masjid-e-Nabwi and got a high significant rank in masjid.
Lifts and Escalators have been installed for providing facilities to pilgrims. Outside in the radius the masjid, a beautiful white coloured marbled area has been left open, it provides extra room for pilgrims in order to pray namaz. Beautiful and elegant electric towers are pitched outside the masjid-e-Nabwi and over them high power search lights have been fixed which make surrounding bright in the night. Around the masjid separate ladies and gents underground bath rooms are constructed where escalator and stairs facilities are available. The masjid enclosure is one hundred times bigger now than the initial masjid built and can accommodate many worshippers.
Hence, the mosque of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) or Masjid-e-Nabwi is one of the greatest masjids in the history of Islam; Masjid-e-Nabwi has laid the foundations for all Muslims to not only perform namaz and learn about the orders and teachings of ALLAH Almighty, but also preach it to others.
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