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Why Makkah and Medina are Haram – Explained
Channel: Mufti Menk
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Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah my brothers and sisters. in Makkah and Medina they are places known as Al haram. The Masjid is known as an haram in Makkah, Al Masjid Al haram. And in Medina it's known as the haram. Al Masjid. Nabawi is known as the haram. And then there is an area in the city of Makkah, and the city of Medina, which is haram from a certain place to a certain place. So the entire city is also known as the Haram city. And then when a person enters Makkah to Makkah, Rama, they're taught to enter in the state of a haram which is also a haram state. So what is intended by this term haram? Haram actually means prohibited. So it's a prohibited city. It's a prohibited condition.
It's a prohibited place, and it's a prohibited mosque. What is prohibited in these things? If you take a careful look at it, there are certain things prohibited in the condition in this Masjid in this area. That's the reason why it's called Al haram. And it's not a mistake. You know, people think haram and Haram are two different things. People think haram and Haram are two totally different things. No, they're from the same route, referring to that which is prohibited because certain things that are permissible in other places are not permissible in the Haram. And certain things that are permissible when you're, you know, in your normal clothing without the intention of
Iran are prohibited in the condition of a haram for example, the cutting of your nails or the cutting of your hair in the condition of a haram applying perfume and a few other things. And when you come into the sanctity of that haram and they call it al Haram as well. There are certain things you are not allowed to do for example, you shouldn't
you shouldn't be hunting in the condition of a haram And in the Haram itself you don't kill animals you don't kill the sorry the insects you don't go to war with someone you watch your tongue you be careful what you say what you do all this is haram because you're in a place that is supposed to be filled with peace. And it's the highest level of peace everything should be at peace in that area. That's the idea of this term haram that is referring to the condition or the state you're in when you are going to engage in the pilgrimage major or minor. Similarly the masjid known as a Masjid Al haram or al haram and similarly the place which is MK and Medina, the professor Salam says that
these are prohibited places. So may Allah grant us a deeper understanding. I thought I'd just educate and remind inshallah Baraka Luffy como Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah.