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Advanced plans ready for the ritual of kissing the Blackstone. Hijr Ismail Prayer

Saudi Gazette report

Makkah General Secretary of the Two Holy Mosques to organize prayers and kissing of al-hajar al-aswad (the black stone) of pilgrims and worshipers at Hijr Ismail in a safe, spiritual and healthy atmosphere developed an advanced plan for This is under the leadership and follow-up of Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, head of the president’s office, the Saudi news agency reported.

The Office of the President, with the participation of the relevant authorities, strives to provide the best possible services to the Two Holy Mosques and to the comfort and convenience of pilgrims and worshipers to perform their ceremonies. This is due to a sophisticated organizational plan designed to fulfill the Saudi rulers’ desire to provide the best possible service to pilgrims and visitors to the Grand Mosque.

It is worth noting that Hijr Ismail is considered part of the Holy Kaaba.this It is part of Khatim, a crescent-shaped area adjacent to the Holy Kaaba. Hijr Ismail is where the Prophet Ibrahim (God bless him) built a refuge for his son Ismail and his wife Hajra. It should be noted that an area of ​​about 3 meters adjacent to the wall on the Hatim side is actually part of the Kaaba and the rest is outside Islam’s holiest shrine. It is the Sunnah that performs spontaneous prayers within Hijr Ismail.

Earlier, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah added to the applications of Eatmarna and Tawakkalna the option to book an appointment for the ceremony of kissing the black stone, the ceremony of touching the corner of Yemen (Al-Rukn Al-Yamaani), and the ceremony of praying at the Hijr. announced that there is Ismail. However, the ministry later clarified that a service for booking these ceremonies had not been added to the Eatmarna application.

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