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Masjid al-Haram (المسجد الحرام)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Masjid al-Haram (المسجد الحرام) is the main mosque in Makkah. Surrounding the kaaba, it is the largest mosque in the world and the holiest place in Islam. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Place of Worship
Mosque (مسجد)
Masjid al-Haram (المسجد الحرام)
Quranic Concept
Masjid al-Haram
المسجد الحرام
TranslationMasjid al-Haram
Transliterationl-masjidu l-ḥarām

Masjid al-Haram is referred to in verse (2:149) of chapter (2) sūrat l-baqarah (The Cow):

Sahih International: So from wherever you go out [for prayer, O Muhammad] turn your face toward al- Masjid al-haram, and indeed, it is the truth from your Lord. And Allah is not unaware of what you do.

Visual Concept Map

The map below shows the part of the visual ontology for this concept. You can click on other concepts in the map for related information:

WeaponaryChurchPlace of WorshipCoat of MailKaabaMosqueMasjid al-AqsaMasjid al-HaramMonasterySynagogue

Concept map for Masjid al-Haram. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept masjid-al-haram:

(instance masjid-al-haram mosque)

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