Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Facts About the Kaaba

This week is the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage all practicing Muslims are required to undertake at least once in their lives wherein they travel to Mecca and pay homage to the Kaaba, the cube-shaped structure at the center of the grand mosque. While most folks all over the world are broadly familiar with the image and iconography of the Kaaba, thought of as the first mosque in Muslim history, they probably don't know much else about it. To that end, check out this fascinating list of ten factoids about the Kaaba, most of which I didn't know either!

(Source: Muslim Matters)

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