1 . It is situated just
in front of Golden Gate of "Kabatullah" in mutaf.
2 .The Foot Prints of Syedna
IBRAHIM (Allaihi Salaam) on mud are kept in a transparent case. In the
process of tawaf or after completing tawaf pilgrims see his feet
prints and refreshes their "EMAN" (Faith).
vSee Foot print
of syedna ibraheem allihisalam
3. It is said that when syedna
Ibrahim and his son syedna Ismael allihi salam was constructing the
walls of holy kaba the stone on which they were standing was
automatically rising with the order of Almighty Allah.
4. when the construction of kabat-ullah
completed, It is said that Almighty Allah ordered syedna Ismael
allihi salam to call faithful to come here for tawaf. sydna Ismael
said "O' my Lord no body is here to listen my weak shout .Hence
how can i invite faithful to come here." Almighty Allah said "My
beloved prophet you call and see how it reaches to faithful.
"Prophet syedna Ismael allihi salam obeyed Almighty Allahs'order
and instead of a formal invitation call or shout he begged a dua to
Almighty Allah in which he requested Allah
subhan-o-talla to send faithful and believers here to do tawaf .The way
which prophet syedna Ibrahim adopted to call faithful was very much
liked by Almighty Allah. It is said that the call or dua of
prophet Ibrahim allihi salam had been sent to all the souls which were
due to come in this world till the day of judgement. It is
said that the souls among them from the back of their fathers said
LAB BAIK (i am present) will
certainly go to holy makkah for tawaf (i-e haj ). MUQAM-E-IBRAHEAM
is the place where prophet syedna
Ibrahim begged this historic dua or call. Because of this historic
event this point/place of haram is called muqam-e-Ibrahim.
PRINT OF SYEDNA IBRAHIM
SALAM. IT IS KEPT IN CRYSTAL CASE NEAR
MUQAM-E-IBRAHIM (STATION OF IBRAHIM ALLIHI SALAM)
4. previously these foot
prints were kept in a wooden shed in mutaf but it had been creating
difficulties for pilgrims to do their tawaf easily . Therefore
these foot prints have now been shifted in a crystal glass case. Foot
print is still in mutaf area but crystal case is occupying very little
area of mutaf comparing to wooden shed.
NOW FEET PRINTS ARE
PRESENTLY KEPT IN CRYSTAL
CASE NEAR HOLY KABBA
5. Muqam-ibrahim has been
described in holy Quran and it says it "MUSALLA" which means the place
to pray. It is the place where the Imam-e-kabba now a days stands to
lead 5 time compulsory salat (prayers) of a daily.
the place where syedna umer accepted islam
Dar-e-Arqam was the
house of Syedna Arqam (May God Bless Him) which was used for promoting
Islam in a very early age of "Nabovat".
2 . Only 39 peoples had
embraced Islam and Syedna Omer was still with KUFFAR-E-QURESH.
3 . One day Syedna Omer
(May God Pleased Him) came to this house, where Prophet MUHAMMAD
(S. A. W.) and his companions
were sitting. Omer (May God Pleased Him) views had been changed
when he listened the Verses of Holy Quran (surah of TAHA) from the
tongue of his sister. Omer (May God Pleased Him) was very strong and
brave man and Prophet MUHAMMAD (S. A. W.) wanted him to be Muslim.
4. Prophet Muhammad sallalla
ho allihi wasalam used to pray Almighty Allah to convert at east one
omer in to muslim among twos. In fact omer bin khattab and omer
bin hashsham (abu-jehal) both were very strong and brave. Prophet
Muhammad sallalla ho allihi wasalam wanted at least one among them to
Almighty Allah accepted the dua
of his beloved prophet and Omer bin khattab embraced islam. Before
accepting islam Omer bin khattab was worst enemy of islam. One day when
he came out from his house with bad intention to kill (Allah
forgives me) Prophet sallallaho allihi wasalam. When he was walking in
makkahs' street with bad intention someone told him to check his sister
and brother-in-law who accepted islam. Hearing this news omer bin
khattab lost his temper and he rushed to his sisters' house.Both the
sister and her husband was reciting verses of holy Quran. omer bin
khattab bet (hurt) both of them but they remained firm and said "
whether my brother you kill us or not, we will not leave this holy
religion at any cost". This determination changed the mind of syedna
omer and he said tell me what were you reciting. his sister recited
holy verses of sura Taha. Recitation of holy Quran turned syedna
omer's' hearts into right path. His heart became soft and he rushed
When Omer (May God Pleased Him)
came Dar-e-Arqam, companions of prophet Muhammad sallallaho
allihi wasalam though that angry Omer (May God Pleased Him) might hurt
Prophet (S. A. W). But Omer (May God Pleased Him) came and embraced
Islam. Muslims shouted loudly first time, "Allah -Ho- Akbar".
This brave and loud roar had been heard by kuffar in their houses and
they thought muslims had certainly achieved some remarkable target.
Syedna Omer (May God Pleased Him)
inquired Prophet (S. A. W.) "Are we on right way?" Prophet
(S. A. W.) said "certainly. we
Omer (May God Pleased Him) said,
"Then we will offer Salat out side- in "Haram" openly. Before this occasion Muslims used to pray
secretly, not showing themselves open.
5. This Place is considered a historic and eventful place in muslim
history. This is the place where Islam started to flourish. Two queues
were formed in Dar-e-Arqam . one was led by sydna hamza raddi Allah ho
talla anho and other by syedna omer radiallah ho talla anho. Prophet
Muhammad sallalla ho allihi wasalam was among two queues and they
proceeded to holy kaba for open prayer first time in islamic history.
6. Earlier "Dar-e-Arqam"
was out of "Haram" but because
of its' expansion ,now it is in the "Haram". area .When we walk for
"Saie" from "Jabal-e-Safa".
the first gate on the right hand side, on which "Babe-Arqam" is written
is the original place where the above mentioned history took place.
Pilgrims may easily reach and
witness this spiritual historical place.
Red circle shows the exact location
where syedna Omer R.A accepted
islam. pilgrims decending from safa mount towards Marwa mount for saie.
old pic where DAR-E-ARQAM might be seen . it is no more here. and the
came into saie area as shown on above pic.